Ronald B. Noren is a principal of Brody Wilkinson and a member of the firm’s Trusts & Estates Group. Mr. Noren practices in the area of trusts and estates, including estate planning, transmission of wealth, estate settlement, and trust administration. He represents individual clients and family groups, often on a multi-generational basis, to preserve and transmit earned and inherited wealth incorporating personal and family goals with efficient tax planning. Mr. Noren often works with clients in structuring and implementing living trusts, charitable and non-charitable gift planning, life insurance trusts, various tax advantaged irrevocable trusts, family limited partnerships and LLCs, and private foundations. He also has extensive experience working with individuals and corporate fiduciaries in the settlement of large estates and providing advice to trustees and beneficiaries on the administration of trusts. Mr. Noren was selected for inclusion in “Best Lawyers of America” and as a “Connecticut Super Lawyer” and “New England Super Lawyer” which are based on a peer-review surveys. Mr. Noren is a Martindale-Hubbell AV-rated attorney.
Mr. Noren is admitted to practice in Connecticut and has practiced in the Greater Bridgeport area since 1978. He is a member of the American and Connecticut Bar Associations and the Estates and Probate Section of the Connecticut Bar Association. He received his B.A., cum laude, from Tufts University in 1975. He received his J.D., cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School in 1978, where he served for two years on the Suffolk University Law Review.
Mr. Noren has been active in a variety of civic and community organizations. He serves on the Board of Bridgeport Hospital where he recently completed a four year term as its chairman as well as leading the search for a new CEO. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Yale New Haven Health System. He serves on the Board of the Fairfield County Community Foundation as its Treasurer. Mr. Noren also holds positions on the Boards of Central Connecticut Coast YMCA, The Kennedy Center, the Samuel Staples Free School Fund, and Bayview Rest. In addition, he has also been active in leadership positions as chairman of the Easton Board of Ethics, vice chairman of the Bridgeport Hospital Foundation, vice chairman of The Greater Bridgeport Area Foundation, on the Boards of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony and The Preston Mountain Club, and in various fund raising positions for the United Way and Easton Public Library.
Mr. Noren is a lifelong resident of Easton, Connecticut, where he currently resides with his wife, Renee.