Sydney Burns is an associate in the firm’s Fiduciary Litigation group. Her practice focuses on complex estate and trust matters, guardianship proceedings, and conservatorship proceedings.
A strategic and dedicated advocate, Sydney works closely with clients to resolve issues and create “outside the box” solutions uniquely tailored to each case. She prioritizes candid communication, so clients have an informed say in all strategic decisions. Conscious of the personal nature of fiduciary litigation matters, Sydney approaches each issue with compassion and understanding of the emotional toll, guiding clients to a resolution during difficult times.
Boston University School of Law, J.D., 2019
Smith College, B.A., 2014
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
honors & awards
The Best Lawyers in America© One to Watch, Family Law (2024)
- Previously worked as an associate in a Boston law firm focusing on domestic relations matters
- Certified in Social Justice Mediation from the Social Justice Mediation Institute, Amherst, Massachusetts
- On the Board of Trustees of Friends School Mullica Hill in Mullica Hill, New Jersey
Boston Bar Association
Women’s Bar Association
“Ask the Experts”, Speaker, Jane Does Well, May 2022
“Ask the Experts”, Speaker, Jane Does Well, December 2022