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Perkins Coie LLP

Private Wealth Law

3 ranked individualsBand 3IllinoisHigh Net Worth 2021 View ranking table

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Perkins Coie is a highly respected firm, noted for its adept handling of private client matters for high net worth individuals and families. "It's a very knowledgeable and personable group, that provides thorough and timely expertise to a wide variety of client issues," says a source.

One interviewee describes the team as "incredible," with another source stating that the team's strengths are "responsiveness," "warmth" and "ability to complete complex estate planning around liquidity and family dynamics."

Notable practitioners

Domingo Such "is probably the most complex-thinking attorney I have ever met," states a source, who continues: "He has taught me incredibly sophisticated techniques." Such is highly regarded for his practice working with family businesses and family offices. One market insider describes him as "fantastic," explaining: "He takes the time to personally understand the issues the business owner is facing that don't involve trust and estates. He takes the time to understand what keeps them up at night."

Lucy Park "has the rare ability to communicate with multiple generations of the same family as well as being technically very capable," enthuses a source, who adds: "Her human touch and impeccable legal mind is an effective combination." She is a trusted adviser to wealthy families, family offices and family businesses. An interviewee says she is a "whip-smart trusts and estates professional."

Sandra Newman is "extremely knowledgeable and experienced in the family office and trustee paradigm," notes a source. She is well versed in matters related to trust administration, family office management, philanthropy and succession planning. One interviewee highlights Newman's strength as her "ability to enter a highly charged situation, defuse the tension and offer a collaborative approach, all while maintaining a strength, confidence and professionalism that builds credibility among the parties, generations and advisers."

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Illinois

Private Wealth Law


Domingo Such
Band 2
Lucy Park
Band 4
Sandra Newman
Band 3