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Butler Snow Selected as Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners’ 2013 North American Team of the Year Finalist

Butler Snow UK, LLP (Butler Snow) has been selected as a Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) North American Team of the Year finalist for the second consecutive year.

The winner will be announced at the STEP Private Client Awards on Sept. 18 at the Hilton Park Lane Hotel in London.

“We are honored that our Tax Group has been selected as a STEP finalist,” said Donald Clark, Jr., Chairman, Butler Snow.  “This is a very distinguished list, and we appreciate and value this recognition.”

Butler Snow’s international tax practice delivers estate planning and wealth management advice for clients who reside outside of the U.S., but who have U.S. immigration status, U.S. family members, or U.S. investments.  Additionally, Butler Snow’s international tax practice assists non-U.S. and U.S.-based businesses in tax-efficient structuring of their cross-border business operations.  Among other jurisdictions, the firm has assisted clients with investments in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, France, Hong Kong, China and Singapore.

Butler Snow’s recent London expansion will enable the firm to continue to serve these clients at an even higher level.

The Tax Group includes: J. Paul Varner, Tammy L. Barham, Alveno N. Castilla, Sloane Jumper Hankins, Ronald I. Loeb, W. Eugene Magee, W. Jeff McGoff, Samantha R. Moore, John B. Nichols, Kurt G. Rademacher, J. Stevenson Ray, Gilbert C. Van Loon, Christopher M. Was, Brad F. WesterfieldAshley N. Wicks and Virginia B. Wilson.

The STEP Private Client Awards highlight excellence among private client solicitors/attorneys, accountants, barristers, bankers, trust managers and financial advisors. Judges select up to five nominees as finalists in each category.  A panel of experts comprised of internationally recognized lawyers, accountants, barristers and trust companies also take part in the selection process.  Awards criteria include: demonstration of excellent, relationship driven client service; excellent leadership including a clear vision on how the firm has and should differentiate itself in the market; demonstration of technological innovation; and demonstration of a wider social responsibility, including a high standard of treatment of the firm’s staff.