In this chapter we identify 12 practitioners for their excellent handling of complex private client issues, including tax and estate planning, wealth management and dispute representation.
Most Highly Regarded
Holland & Knight sees four lawyers listed here.
Edward Koren is well regarded for his expert handling of high-net-worth family planning, including business succession planning and marital agreements.
Kevin Packman brings extensive expertise in estate planning, trusts and taxes, providing expert representation before the IRS and US Tax Court.
Andrew Weinstein is looked upon with enormous favour for the first-rate counsel he delivers on planning and tax solutions for ultra-high-net-worth individuals.
Christopher Boyett ranks highly among peers thanks to his impressive work on succession planning and other complex wealth issues.
Greenberg Traurig’s Diana Zeydel is a “standout” lawyer who excels in advising global high-net-worth individuals and families on complex estate and tax planning.
Norman Benford is held in high esteem for his excellent private wealth practice spanning trusts, estates and tax disputes.
Bruce Stone of Goldman Felcoski & Stone comes highly recommended for his top-tier handling of complex estate disputes for private clients.
Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod’s Hal Webb is commended for his wide-ranging advisory offering to private individuals and trust companies.
Summer Ayers LePree at Baker McKenzie is a tax specialist renowned for her sweeping knowledge of domestic and international tax planning.
Martín Litwak of boutique firm Untitled Strategic Legal Consulting is a notable expert in trusts, fiduciary structuring and investment fund licensing for domestic and Latin American clients.
At Gunster, Elaine Bucher is well thought of among sources thanks to her impressive work handling private wealth management, succession planning and tax matters.
Abrahm Smith is a “sharp and meticulously thorough lawyer” who regularly represents private clients in complex cross-border tax, liquidation and bankruptcy proceedings.