Francis L. Coolidge
IN MEMORIAM (1945-2017)
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Frank Coolidge, a former head of Ropes & Gray’s private client group, who died on Aug. 31.
Mr. Coolidge graduated from Boston University School of Law in 1971 and practiced his entire career at Ropes & Gray until his retirement in 2010. He was recognized for his expertise in complex trusts and estates, and for handling sophisticated transactions for individuals and charitable organizations.
Mr. Coolidge was possessed of great character and integrity, which was reflected in both his professional accomplishments and his commitment to public service. Among his many civic activities, he was a trustee of numerous charities, including the American Cancer Society, for which he served as national chair.