DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Holland & Knight LLP

Private Wealth Law

4 ranked individualsBand 1FloridaHigh Net Worth 2020 View ranking table
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Holland & Knight LLP

Private Wealth Law

4 ranked individualsBand 1FloridaHigh Net Worth 2020 View ranking table
chambers review
department information
Ranked Individuals
chambers review
department information
Ranked Individuals

Chambers Review

This content is provided by Chambers based on our research. Learn more about our methodology.

Holland & Knight is a major international firm with a strong presence in Florida for private wealth matters. "They do phenomenal work," says one interviewee, while another notes: "They provide value to clients with their great planning strategies and client service."

One source comments: "We find the firm to be of the highest calibre and to have significant expertise in the international private client market space. Due to the significant size of the firm, they have many offices and locations and by virtue of their size have a wealth of experience. They also have numerous attorneys who are skilled in various areas affecting the international private client market."

Notable practitioners

Christopher Boyett is "an excellent probate litigator," and highly regarded for his work on contentious trusts matters. Another source notes that "clients really like him."

Edward Koren is "extremely well known and well respected," and "a big presence in this market" for high net worth trusts and estate planning matters. He is also said to be "gentle and persuasive with clients, as well as having a vast knowledge of tax, estate and trust law."

Kevin Packman is highly respected for his depth of experience in international private client tax matters. "He has an incredibly collected and focused approach, and is very good for inheritance tax issues," comments one interviewee. Another source comments: "He has a wealth of experience in serving the international private client market and has significant experience dealing with the Internal Revenue Service on international tax compliance issues. Kevin is well known and respected in the international tax professional services space."

Stewart Kasner advises families, individuals and institutions on high-value private client matters. Kasner is particularly noted for technically complex international tax, trusts and estate planning work, and according to one interviewee his strengths include "deep technical knowledge and quick responsiveness."

Department Information

This content is provided by Holland & Knight LLP.

Overview

Holland & Knight has the largest private wealth practice in the United States and represents clients throughout the United States, Latin America and the UK.  Our clients include family offices; global, ultra-high net worth individuals and families; U.S residents with international assets; serial entrepreneurs; pro sports team owners; entertainers; financial institutions; and charitable organizations.

Lawyers in our eight Florida offices assist clients with the following:

  • business succession planning
  • charitable gift planning, philanthropy and tax-exempt status
  • closely held businesses: private company assets, business transitions and succession planning
  • domestic and international estate and tax planning and estate administration
  • family office structuring and administration
  • insurance planning
  • IRS audits, investigation, appeals and litigation
  • pre-immigration planning
  • pre- and post-nuptial agreements
  • private wealth disputes
  • sophisticated trusts with U.S. and non U.S-based investments
  • wealth transfer and preservation strategies

Members

Emans, Patrick

Hellmuth, Kelly

Jason, Havens

Kamen, Shaina

Kasner, Stewart L

Lane, Jr, William R.

Packman, Kevin

Papanikos, Cristina

Scott, Nichole

Shane, Hart

Stansbury, John

Weinstein, Andrew

Industries

Closely held businesses

Family offices

Financial services

Private clients

Private Wealth Law Department

Holland & Knight LLP

firm
Department location

100 North Tampa Street

Suite 4100

Tampa

Florida

USA

FL 33602

View Firm Profile

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 15 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Article

The ABCs of Expatriation in These Chaotic Times

Authors: William Sharp, Alan Granwell, Andrea Darling de Cortes, Leon Fresco, Kevin Packman

Ranked Individuals

This content is provided by Chambers based on our research. Learn more about our methodology.

Florida

Private Wealth Law


Christopher W Boyett
Band 1
Edward Koren
Band 1
Kevin Packman
Band 2
Stewart L Kasner
Band 2