Ray Madoff

  • Professor, Boston College

Ray Madoff is a Professor at Boston College Law School where she teaches trusts and estates, estate and gift tax, estate planning, and a seminar on immortality and the law. Professor Madoff is a prolific scholar and a regular commentator on matters of death and the law. She has published several op-eds in the New York Times as well as in the Los Angeles Times and the Boston Globe and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal and Christian Science Monitor. She has appeared on dozens of radio shows, including All Things Considered, Marketplace and the Leonard Lopate Show.  She is also the lead author of Practical Guide to Estate Planning (CCH), and has written in a wide variety of areas involving property and death.  Prior to teaching, she was a practicing attorney for 10 years in New York and Boston.  Professor Madoff is a member of the American Law Institute, an Academic Fellow of the American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel and the Chair of the Donative Transfers Section of the American Association of Law Schools. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the ACTEC Foundation.