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David Haughton


Team Lead, Advanced Planning

David joined Commonwealth in March 2018 as an advanced planning consultant. In his role as team lead, he provides financial planning support for advisors, including estate, trust, charitable, education, business, and social security planning strategies; he also is responsible for training new team members, project work and handling escalated issues.

Before joining Commonwealth, David was in private practice for eight years in Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire. He has experience representing individuals and companies in bankruptcy, as well as engaging with many other general practice areas. Over the past few years, he has exclusively practiced in the areas of elder law and estate planning and administration. David graduated with a BA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and earned his JD at the Massachusetts School of Law. He is admitted to the Massachusetts and New Hampshire bar, as well as the U.S District Court, District of Massachusetts, and the District of New Hampshire.