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Holland & Knight LLP

Private Wealth Law

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Holland & Knight is praised by sources for the quality of its private wealth attorneys. One interviewee says that "they have some excellent estate planners" and another source notes that "the attorneys are professional and experts in their fields."

A further source says that "they are one of the best firms in the US to go to for tax planning advice. They are very good at advising high net worth clients, they really understand things and they understand clients' goals and objectives."

Notable practitioners

Christopher Boyett co-chairs the firm's national private wealth practice. "He is a very good team player," a source says, "he is collaborative and super responsive." Another interviewee reports that "he is very good on both the domestic and international side." Boyett advises wealthy families on estate planning and family businesses on succession planning.

Edward Koren has considerable expertise in advising high net worth clients on their estate planning. A source enthuses: "He is always outstanding, he is very, very competent, he is creative in coming up with ideas and is always great to work with."

Kevin Packman advises domestic and international high net worth clients on trusts and estate planning. He also has considerable experience in dealing with tax planning and tax controversies. A source says: "He is very effective, he is very organised and very thorough. He is also very detail-oriented."

Stewart Kasner has particular expertise advising on international estate and tax planning. He also has experience dealing with offshore trusts. Sources note that "he is really technical" and "an excellent lawyer."

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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

Boyett, Christopher W (Head of Department)

Emans, Patrick

Hellmuth, Kelly

Jason, Havens

Kamen, Shaina

Kasner, Stewart L

Koren, Edward

Lane, Jr, William R.

Packman, Kevin

Papanikos, Cristina

Robert, Lang

Scott, Nichole

Shane, Hart

Stansbury, John

Weinstein, Andrew

Industries

Closely held businesses

Family offices

Financial services

Private clients

Private Wealth Law

Holland & Knight LLP

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Location

100 North Tampa Street

Suite 4100

Tampa

Florida

USA

FL 33602

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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

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.

Florida

Private Wealth Law


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