Chambers High Net Worth (HNW), the only legal ranking publication specifically aimed at the international private wealth market, has recognized six Butler Snow LLP attorneys in its 2023 edition. In addition to the individual rankings, the publication also recognized the firm for Private Wealth Law in Mississippi (Band 1) and Singapore (Band 2).
Chambers High Net Worth differentiates the best professional advisers for international private wealth by identifying and ranking law firms, lawyers and a range of other professional advisers globally. The firms and individuals ranked in these guides understand the complex needs of HNW individuals and provide specialist advice. The guide also recommends top accountancy firms, private banks, wealth managers, trust companies, and other professional advisers to high-net- and ultra-high-net-worth individuals globally. Recognition is based on in-depth interviews with clients and attorneys assessing legal knowledge, experience, ability, effectiveness and client service.
Butler Snow attorneys recognized for individual rankings included the following:
- Brad F. Westerfield | Private Wealth Law – Foreign Expert for USA
- Ronald I. Loeb | Private Wealth Law – Band 3
- Samantha R. Moore | Private Wealth Law – Up and Coming
- J. Paul Varner | Private Wealth Law – Band 2
- Kurt G. Rademacher | Private Wealth Law – Band 2
- John Shoemaker | Private Wealth Law – Band 3
Butler Snow’s wealth transfer planning attorneys develop and implement well-designed, sophisticated plans to achieve an orderly transfer of their clients’ wealth, taking into consideration their personal philosophy, family goals, and business and philanthropic objectives. The final plan focuses on preserving assets for future generations while minimizing transfer taxes. The process covers more than the traditional preparation of last wills and testaments and often involves innovative techniques to resolve problems. Butler Snow’s team advises high-net-worth individuals, privately owned businesses and financial services firms across the globe, including family offices and trust companies. Its attorneys provide domestic and cross-border advice in a broad range of areas, including business succession planning, tax planning, charitable planning, family offices, long-term care planning and family legacy planning.
Chambers High Net Worth was launched in 2016 as the first publication from Chambers and Partners. The guide covers private wealth management work and related specialisms in key jurisdictions around the world, featuring the most informative and important editorials about the leading professional advisers to wealthy individuals and families in each market. The Chambers High Net Worth team researches more than 55 countries around the world, including every major private wealth market across six continents. Chambers High Net Worth also has rankings and editorials for every US state and region-by-region coverage of the United Kingdom as well as London.