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Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Private Wealth Law

2 ranked individualsBand 1MarylandHigh Net Worth 2021 View ranking table

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Baker Donelson's tax practice has "a great reputation" in Baltimore for its private wealth offering. The team advises on estate and trust administration and business succession planning. The team also has experience in fiduciary litigation.

Notable practitioners

John Edgar advises wealthy clients on tax, estate and trust planning and estate administration. He also advises family businesses on their succession planning. One source describes Edgar and his fellow Baker Donelson partner Matthew Mace as "both very capable lawyers whose Band 1 ranking is deserved," explaining that "they are both very capable of working with all sorts of different clients" on trusts and estates matters.

Matthew Mace advises high net worth clients on estate planning, trusts and tax matters. He also has experience in employee benefits matters. Like his fellow Baker Donelson partner John Edgar, Mace is described as a "very capable" practitioner on trusts and estate work.

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Maryland

Private Wealth Law


John Edgar
Band 1
Matthew Mace
Band 1