Holland & Knight LLP

Private Wealth Law Department

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Lawyers in the Boston office assist Ultra High Net Worth clients in all areas of wealth succession planning, including wealth transfer and preservation strategies as well as philanthropy. The group works with individuals, closely held businesses and family offices, and also represents trustees in fiduciary disputes. 

Particular strengths of the Holland & Knight team in Massachusetts include:

  • General counsel to wealthy individuals, their families and their businesses
  • Special planning for private equity, venture capital and hedge fund principals
  • Sophisticated planning for executives of public companies and entrepreneurs
  • Family investment entities
  • Pre-liquidity estate planning and administration
  • International estate, business and tax planning
  • Complex structures for high-net-worth families
  • Practical trust dispute resolution strategy and counseling
  • Donor and fiduciary incapacity
  • Representation of fiduciaries in dispute resolution
  • Family office services
  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, and tax planning in connection with divorce


Levitan, Shari (Head of Department)

Beers, Meredeth

Crane, Liam

Hegarty, Nancy

Sloan, David Scott


Family offices

Financial institutions

Private clients

Private equity principals