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Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Private Wealth Law

1 ranked individualsBand 4IllinoisHigh Net Worth 2021 View ranking table

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The Willkie Farr & Gallagher private client team assists wealthy individuals and families with a range of matters, including wealth planning, estate administration and charitable planning. "They are great listeners and excellent practitioners," says one source.

"I am totally impressed with the Private Wealth Law team at Willkie. The advice is sound, thoughtful and timely," enthuses one interviewee. Another source says that the team is "first-rate, client service-oriented, results-based, engaging, friendly and creative."

Notable practitioners

Barbara Grayson is "a terrific attorney - one of the best I have ever encountered," enthuses an interviewee. Grayson has an exceptional reputation in the Illinois trusts and estates market. One client says: "Barbara’s nuanced understanding of the tax rules allows her to balance the needs of the business and its owners with the tax and legal requirements. She designs and implements solutions, with a deep enough team to make sure that everything always happens on time." Another interviewee states: "She understands the real world complexities that her clients face and seeks to identify creative solutions for their individual circumstances."

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Private Wealth Law


Barbara R Grayson
Band 1