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Private Wealth Law - Delaware
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Richards, Layton & Finger "has a reputation in Delaware that is second to none," remarks a commentator. The firm provides sophisticated trust and estate planning solutions to wealthy clients.

Another source states: "They are experts in their field," and continues: "They are very responsible and responsive. Their work is always good."

Notable practitioners

Chad Shandler "is an excellent attorney in the area of trust litigation," remarks a source. They continue: "Chad is very practical, is able to manage multiple matters and has a keen eye for detail." Shandler handles litigation matters in various practice areas such as trust and estates, commercial and intellectual property.

Donald Sparks "is one of the premier lawyers," says a source, adding: "He is proficient as an estate planning attorney but also in fiduciary legislation. If work goes sideways, Don is able to overcome such issues due to his technical skill." Another market commentator states: "Don is a very knowledgeable attorney with a keen ability to apply common sense in all matters," before continuing: "His practical approach is always appreciated, as is his ability to save clients time and money."

Peter Conaty "is a client advocate who really makes sure that his clients have good representation," says a source, adding: "He is also very giving of his time." He advises individuals on the full suite of trusts, estates and tax-related issues.

Beth Gansen Knight "is a very strong attorney who has a very good handle on the law but also on family dynamics," says a source. They continue: "She is very generous with her time." She is a trust and estate planning and administration expert, handling a range of tax and asset protection issues for high net worth clients, fiduciaries and beneficiaries. Another commentator remarks: "Beth is excellent at completing projects in a timely manner at very short notice."

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Private Wealth Disputes

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Chad Shandler
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W. Donald Sparks, II
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Beth Gansen Knight
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F. Peter Conaty, Jr
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