Jones Walker LLP

Private Wealth Law Department

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Jones Walker advises wealthy individuals and families on the full range of tax, trust and estate planning matters. The team regularly assists clients with trust and estate administration and helps the owners of closely held enterprises to create and implement business succession plans.

The firm also represents high net worth individuals in tax controversy matters and handles trusts and estates litigation.

Notable practitioners

David Edwards is "an outstanding attorney and adviser to high net worth clients," states an interviewee. He advises on charitable planning and marital agreements, as well as on trusts and estate planning matters. "He's a very skilled estate planning attorney," observes a local commentator, adding: "He has one of the premier estate planning practices here."

Miriam Wogan Henry is an "amazing attorney: she's very smart and creative, she's very bright and sharp," says one source, adding: "She goes above and beyond." She focuses her practice on estate planning, charitable planning and business succession planning, and also advises on fiduciary litigation and tax matters. "She is fantastic - she knows her stuff," enthuses a market insider.