Kaitlyn A. Pacelli

Biography

Kaitlyn is an Associate in Wiggin and Dana’s Private Client Services Department in the Greenwich office, where she focuses her practice on estate planning and trust and estate administration.

Kaitlyn received her J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where she was the recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Trusts & Estates, the Aspen Law and Business Award in Trusts & Estates, the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Distributive Justice, and a Certificate in Intellectual Property. Kaitlyn was a student associate for the University of Connecticut School of Law’s Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Law Clinic in Hartford, CT. Kaitlyn graduated from Fairfield University with a B.A. in English and a minor in Art History. Following a college internship with Moffly Media, Kaitlyn was the Weddings Editor for Westport Magazine, a post she maintained throughout law school.

A Fairfield County native, Kaitlyn is an active participant in the community. She is Co-Chair of the Estates and Probate Law Committee of the Young Lawyer’s Executive Committee of the Connecticut Bar Association, a member of the Rising Professional Advisory Council of Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, and she volunteers her time as a grant reviewer for the New Canaan Community Foundation.

Education

  • University of Connecticut School of Law  (J.D., 2014)
  • Fairfield University  (B.A., 2011)
    • summa cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • New York

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Fairfield County Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member of the Estates and Probate Section
  • New York Bar Association, Member of the Trusts and Estates Section
  • American Bar Association