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Baker & Hostetler LLP

Private Wealth Law

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Baker & Hostetler enjoys an excellent reputation for its offering in Ohio. "The Private Wealth Law team is very strong in areas of estate and tax planning, estate administration and trust administration," reports a source. Another states: "Their strength is in a bench of colleagues that have various areas of expertise, and collectively, there seems to be no issue they can't handle."

"They are the consummate professionals, they were the right people for the job, they are very skilled and help us navigate issues," enthuses an interviewee, adding: "Their attention to detail is impeccable, they are very thorough in what they do. Their follow up is fantastic. You can have every confidence when working with them."

Notable practitioners

Gordon Litt is a trusted adviser to wealthy individuals, families and family offices advising on a broad range of succession issues. One source highlights his "excellent communication and knowledge of estate planning." Another interviewee comments: "He has excellent substantive knowledge. He is good at the intersection of estate and income taxes and he is good with people."

Joseph Verciglio "is an extremely likeable and articulate fellow with a wonderful demeanour," says one source. He advises on a wide range of private wealth issues, including estate administration and charitable planning. "He is very attentive to detail, very proactive and creative," says an interviewee; "when you place something in his care, you don't have to worry about it."

Kevin Robertson is highly regarded among his peers for his private client practice. He assists clients with trusts and estates administration and business succession planning matters. "He had a very collaborative approach and a good handle on the technical issues," reports one source, and another states that "he has a wealth of knowledge, outstanding technical skills and judgement."

Lisa Roberts-Mamone is an experienced private client attorney with a track record in complex estate planning and trust administration. "She is very knowledgeable, organised and always delivers," reports one source. "Not only is she responsive to our needs, but she is probably the most thorough lawyer I have ever met," states a market insider, who continues: "If Lisa has drafted it, you know it is right. She is an incredibly thorough and conscientious lawyer, and she always puts the interests of her clients first."

Robert Galloway is praised as "one of the top attorneys in trusts and estates law in the law in the country" by an interviewee, who explains: "He has tremendous technical expertise but is seasoned and experienced enough to understand what matters to clients and how to best accomplish their goals." "He is a professional through and through," enthuses another source, adding: "He has such a thoughtful and calming manner. I really love watching him in action because he is a true client service professional. If you need the A-team, Rob is the person to call."

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Private Wealth Law Department

Baker & Hostetler LLP

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Key Tower

127 Public Square, Suite 2000

Cleveland

Ohio

USA

OH 44114-1214

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Ohio

Private Wealth Law


Gordon F Litt
Band 3
Joseph Verciglio
Band 3
Kevin G Robertson
Band 1
Lisa A Roberts-Mamone
Band 1
Robert R Galloway
Band 1