McAfee & Taft

Private Wealth Law Department

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The tax and family wealth team at long-established Oklahoma firm McAfee & Taft handles tax, trusts and estate planning for wealthy families, landowners and business owners in the state and from further afield.

One source reports: "McAfee & Taft, as a whole, is a great law firm; I'd rate them an A-plus on quality of legal advice and counsel." Another says it is a "very strong and capable firm" that has "a decent amount of HNW practice work." This source also notes that the firm has impressive junior lawyers in this practice area.

Notable practitioners

Oklahoma interviewees say
Susan Shields
is an "outstanding attorney" who "always goes the extra mile for her clients" in sophisticated wealth planning matters. One source says: "Susan Shields is very empathetic and responsive, she is very good at client relations and building relationships with clients, and she is technically capable as well." Another interviewee reveals: "What makes her my go-to for high net worth clients is her ability to communicate with clients," adding that "she explains everything in a detailed, polite manner and is able to connect with clients." This interviewee summarises by saying: "When I refer a client to an attorney for a complex estate matter, I want my client to be treated well personally and to receive the best legal advice and legal product. Susan Shields delivers."