Catherine Mary Rafferty

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Attorney Awards


Attorney, Internal Revenue Service, Office of Associate Chief Counsel (International), 1991-1992. Associate, Kelly and Nicolaides, 1992-1994. Maryland Tax Section Council: Member, 2001-2009; Secretary, 2008-2009; Tax Talk, Editor, 2003-2005 and Assistant Editor, 2002-2003; Vice Chair, Technology, 2001-2002. Holton-Arms School Alumnae Board: Member, 2002-2008; President, 2007-2008; Vice President, 2005-2007; Nominating Committee Chair, 2003-2005. Holton-Arms School Board of Trustees Member 2007-2008. Philoptochos Society of Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral: President, 2003-2005; Board Member, 1999-2011, 2013-2015. Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Board of Trustees, 2009-2010, 2012-2013. Montgomery County and Prince George's County Tax Study Group: Chairman, 1998-2001; Steering Committee Member, 1996-2010. Leadership 100 of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, 2001-present, Fulfilled Member. Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers, 2010-present. DC Bar's Estates, Trusts, and Probate Law Section Member of the Year 2013.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Trusts and Estates
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Probate
  • Wills
  • Living Wills
  • Taxation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202-244-0608  Phone
University Attended:
University of Chicago, B.A., Public Policy, 1988; University of Chicago, M.A., International Relations, 1988
Law School Attended:
Catholic University of America, J.D., 1991; Georgetown University, LL.M., Taxation, 1994
Year of First Admission:
1992, U.S. Tax Court, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; 1994, Maryland; 1991, District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar (Estates, Trusts and Probate Law Section Steering Committee: Member, 2006-2012; Co-Chair, 2008-2010; Finance Chair, 2007-2008; Newsletter Editor, 2006-2007); Washington, D.C. Estate Planning Council, 2001-present. Maryland State Bar Association (Tax Section Council: Member, 2001-2009; Secretary, 2008-2009).

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Washington, District of Columbia

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