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Private Wealth Law

2 ranked individualsBand 3District of ColumbiaHigh Net Worth 2021 View ranking table

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The estate planning team at Venable is well known in the DC market. The firm is capable of assisting high net worth clients on both contentious and non-contentious matters.

The team is particularly well known for advising clients on trust, estate and tax planning.

Notable practitioners

Douglas Siegler acts for high net worth individuals and families on a wide range of matters. "He is a great lawyer; I think of him as a lawyer's lawyer," comments a fellow attorney, before continuing: "Clients think the world of him and value him as an adviser." Another source comments: "He is a delight to work with and he has deep technical knowledge."

Jeanne Newlon advises high net worth clients on estate planning, charitable giving and business succession. "She is a good technical lawyer and well liked in the community," observes one source, while another comments: "She is helpful, generous and very dedicated to the law. She is very knowledgeable." A fellow attorney remarks: "She has done a great job of staying on top of legislative changes."

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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.

District of Columbia

Private Wealth Law


Douglas L. Siegler
Band 2
Jeanne Newlon
Band 3