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K&L Gates is "a very good firm with a historic reputation and great links with the community." The team provides advice on trust and estate planning as well as charitable issues, fiduciary litigation and luxury assets.
With offices across the USA and the rest of the world, the firm can offer multi-jurisdictional services to its clients. A market insider notes: "They are a great team and they provide top-level advice to the most sophisticated clients."
Mark Roberts is recognised as "an excellent lawyer with tons of experience" who "enjoys a stellar reputation in the Washington community." His impressive record advising on complex and high-value matters is widely recognised, and a local source reports: "He is very experienced on estate planning, and I have worked with him on particularly complex situations. He can really empathise with clients in such situations and provides tailored and customised advice to satisfy the clients' requirements." "He is seen as an authority within the community and the state of Washington," remarks a market insider, who adds that "he has a lot of clout."
Sarah Bowman advises high net worth individuals and families on private wealth matters. A fellow attorney comments: "She is one of the go-to people when we are conflicted," noting that "she provides excellent advice to wealthy families and is one of our first points of call." A market insider reports: "She is doing a wonderful job and has great ties in the community." The insider continues: "She is well established in the philanthropic community as well as the estate planning community."