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Levenfeld Pearlstein is a "great firm," enthuses a source, who continues: "They have a tremendously deep bench in the trusts and estates area." Another commentator says: "That's a good team there and they are a force to be reckoned with."
Sources praise the depth of the team: "They also have some really outstanding associates; when the work is being done by more junior people, they are really excellent as well." Another interviewee adds: "They attract talent. They also appreciate what each person brings to the firm and they learn from each other."
Lauren Wolven advises on estate planning and administration, trust administration and succession planning. A wealth expert states that "she is just phenomenal." Sources also highlight her client service: "She is technically terrific but she is also extremely good with clients, she is extremely practical in her approach, and she can explain the most complex things in really understandable ways." Another interviewee agrees, saying: "She really takes care of her clients and she runs their world when they don't want to."
Robert Romanoff is "one of the finest lawyers out there," remarks a market source, who continues: "He is able to really help clients navigate a lot of difficult issues," adding: "He has got unbelievable experience and can really do amazing things." Romanoff is highly regarded for his estate planning expertise and client skills: "He is a true client adviser, he's a trusted confidant and adviser," comments an industry expert.
Sheri Warsh is particularly well regarded for her experience advising closely-held businesses. Sources also praise her client skills: "She is very good in her responsiveness, and her demeanour with clients is excellent," reports one wealth adviser, while another interviewee says: "She's smart, she's very efficient and she responds immediately."
Stuart Kohn leads the firm's trusts and estates group. He advises wealthy clients on business succession and tax planning. A source says: "He goes above and beyond for clients," adding that "his technical skills are awesome." Another interviewee notes: "He is obviously very smart. He's very good on the law but also is one of those people who looks at the best way to resolve an issue."