Nichols & Pratt, LLP, Trustees and Fiduciaries


Founder, Partner
Nichols & Pratt, LLP
Nichols & Pratt Advisers, LLP

(617) 523-6800
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Boston, Massachusetts 02109-4017

Harry Pratt is a founding partner of Nichols & Pratt and is a former member of the Firm's Management Committee. In addition, Harry is a partner of Pratt, Bator & Popov, LLP where he practices trusts and estate law.

Harry is a member of the Boston Bar Association and formerly served on several BBA subcommittees. In addition, he is an active member of the Boston Probate and Estate Planning Forum, of which he has acted as Moderator. Harry is currently a director of Charles Pratt & Company, a family office in New York, and serves as a Trustee of the Harold Whitworth Pierce Charitable Trust in Boston.

From 1970 through 1985, Harry was a Trustee of Groton School, and was sometime Treasurer and Chair of the Executive Committee. At Harvard, he chaired the 25th Reunion Class Gift of the Harvard College Class of 1959, and has been Treasurer of the Class's reunions since 1989. Harry has served as Trustee of New England Conservatory of Music since 1994, having first served as an Overseer for three years. He was Secretary of the Board of Trustees from 1994 through 2000, and is currently a Life Trustee and Vice Chair of the Advancement Committee. Finally, he has been an Overseer of Mount Auburn Hospital since 2004.

Prior to co-founding Nichols & Pratt, Harry was an associate at Goodwin Procter until January 1968. Shortly after leaving Goodwin Procter, Harry developed Waterford Springs, a small vacation community in northeastern Vermont.

A graduate of Harvard College cum laude, Harry received his LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1963 where he was a member of the winning Ames Moot Court Competition team.

Harry and his wife Frances enjoy traveling to other lands and preparing slide shows of their adventures which they present to local groups, retirement communities and clubs. Both Harry and Frances enjoy music, modern dance, tennis and snowshoeing.