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Proskauer Rose LLP

Private Wealth Law

4 ranked individualsBand 3USAHigh Net Worth 2021 View ranking table

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Proskauer Rose has offices across the country and has a particularly strong private client offering in New York, Florida and California.

Trusts and estates practitioners say they "definitely have a significant nationwide presence," and one source notes that the firm has "a deep bench with a presence in multiple places." Another commentator says: "Something else that distinguishes Proskauer is they have an international reach."

Notable practitioners

Andrew Katzenstein is a Los Angeles private client partner who advises on tax and estate planning and administration. A peer says that "Andy is really creative," while another describes him as "very smart."

David Pratt chairs the firm's private client services department. A peer says that "he started his career as a tax lawyer, and I always find that very helpful in trusts and estates" work, adding: "He is very good at it, and at looking at the Revenue code and studying cases." Another impressed source enthuses: "He is extremely easy to work with. He is very personable, very smart but down to earth. He does not over think things, he tries to break things down and make them simple."

Jay Waxenberg is a highly experienced private client attorney who handles tax and estate planning and administration, charitable giving and business structuring. A source says he has "creative solutions to very demanding problems," and a peer adds: "I respect his judgement and I respect his focus and analysis. He is an absolutely terrific lawyer."

Stephanie Heilborn advises on domestic and international estate planning, trust administration, private foundation and family office matters. Sources recognise that "she has an international practice and deals with a lot of cross-border clients."

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Ranked Individuals

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

USA

Private Wealth Law: Eastern Region


David Pratt
Band 1
Jay D Waxenberg
Band 2
Stephanie Heilborn
Band 4

Private Wealth Law: Western Region


Andrew M Katzenstein
Band 1