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Dykema Gossett PLLC

Private Wealth Law

3 ranked individualsBand 2MichiganHigh Net Worth 2021 View ranking table

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Dykema Gossett serves high net worth individuals and families, assisting with estate planning and wealth preservation matters. One interviewee describes the team as "very responsive and collaborative," stating: "They provide holistic advice."

"They have an excellent grasp of the intricacies of estate planning and understand how to apply it to the client's situation," enthuses a market insider, who adds: "They are very capable, understand the practical issues our client faces and listen to the client's concerns. They do an excellent job."

Notable practitioners

Marie Deveney "is one of the experts in the state," reports a market insider. She concentrates her practice of advising wealthy individuals and families on a range of estate planning and wealth management issues. One source describes her as "outstanding," adding: "She is a wonderful attorney, bright, creative and respectful." Another interviewee says Deveney is "professional, attentive, responsive and innovative."

Michael Cumming advises on all aspects of private client law, including wealth transfer planning, tax planning and estate administration. "He is a very approachable person, smart on the law, and clients are very happy with Michael," says one market insider. Another states: "He is great to work with, he is thoughtful and creative."

Robert Tiplady "is the most technical attorney I have worked with," notes a source, who adds: "He is the most up-to-date on estate planning legislation. He is a great asset to have on a team." Tiplady focuses on estate planning and family wealth preservation matters for a wide range of high net worth clients. Another interviewee says: "He is an incredible draftsman, he is precise and his documents are well written. He is an excellent technician." One market insider highlights Tiplady's "dogged determination" as a key strength, describing him as "very attentive and professional."

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Ranked Individuals

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Michigan

Private Wealth Law


Marie R Deveney
Band 1
Michael G Cumming
Band 3
Robert Tiplady
Band 1