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Choate Hall & Stewart LLP

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Managing Partners: William P Gelnaw, Jr, Charles A Cheever
Number of partners: 61
Number of lawyers: 186

Firm Overview:
Choate is one of the country’s premier law firms. Choate has intentionally been built to be different from its competition and the firm believes that these differences materially benefit clients. Choate stands out in the universe of the top law firms in the world, which is increasingly populated by firms which look, act and think alike.

Everything Choate does is centred on two fundamental business objectives and core values: helping clients succeed in achieving their objectives and delivering a unique and uniformly superior client experience. That experience includes the service, results, excellence and value the firm provides to, and the strength of the relationships the firm earns with, its clients.

Choate focuses on a core group of areas which are strategically important to its clients, and where it has the depth, expertise, exceptional talent and market-leading practices to be the best solution for their needs.

The firm’s core areas are:
(1) Family office services for some of the country’s wealthiest families middle market
(2) Private equity/ M&A
(3) Finance and restructuring
(4) Complex litigation and investigations
(5) Life sciences & technology companies.

Choate’s goal is to be the firm of choice when clients have important needs in the firm’s core areas.

Main Areas Of Practice:
Choate’s wealth management group offers integrated family office services to high net worth individuals and families residing in the US and abroad and to many charitable organisations. The group develops and implements sophisticated estate planning strategies tailored for each client to reflect their particular situation and goals. The partners in the group also serve as professional trustees for their clients’ trusts. Together with Choate’s registered investment advisory subsidiary, Choate Investment Advisors, the group delivers a suite of sophisticated and comprehensive wealth management services to clients.

This collaboration provides the services of a multi-family office, integrating highly sophisticated legal, investment, tax and trust administration expertise — a seamless ‘one-stop’ approach to wealth management.

Firm Contacts:
Kristin Abati
Tel: +1 617 248 5266
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Brian Monnich
Tel: +1 617 248 5218
Email: [email protected]