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High Net Worth Guide 2022

Ranked in 4 Practice Areas

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Provided by Joshua Rubenstein

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In his widely respected practice, Joshua Rubenstein, national chair of the firm's Private Wealth practice, brings a variety of important services under one roof for high-net-worth individuals. He offers integrated planning, administration and litigation counseling for individuals, their estates and their businesses, all of it designed to preserve wealth over generations. His advice stretches as far as his clients' financial interests – locally, nationally and globally.

Professional Memberships

Officer, Family Law Section of the International Bar Association; Academician, Member, Executive Council, and Treasurer, International Academy of Estates and Trusts Law; Fellow, Past Chair, International Estate Planning Committee, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC); Director, ACTEC Foundation; Member, UK-based Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners; Fellow, NY Bar Foundation; Past Chair, Trusts and Estates Law Section, New York State Bar Association; Past Chair, International Estate Planning Committee, Real Property and Probate Section, American Bar Association; Member, New York Surrogate’s Court Advisory Committee.

Publications

Frequent lecturer, author on all aspects of trusts and estates practice; regularly featured or quoted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, New York Law Journal, Citywealth, Forbes, Kiplinger, Crain’s, The Washington Post, among others.

Personal

Columbia University, BA; Columbia Law School, JD

Chambers Review

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High Net Worth

Private Wealth Law: Eastern Region - USA
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Joshua Rubenstein has an excellent reputation for advising on contentious and non-contentious aspects of private client matters. A source notes: "Josh is incredibly well known nationally as a go-to lawyer for complex and international trust and estate matters," and another interviewee says: "Josh is a very strong international trust and estate practitioner with an amazing book of clients."


Private Wealth Law - New York
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Joshua Rubenstein is highly regarded in the New York market for trust and estate matters. "He is one of the best lawyers I know," states a market source, adding: "He is brilliant with clients and has an incredible ability to get people on the same page." One interviewee praises his client service, noting: "Josh is amazing. He is very, very responsive, it doesn't matter what hour of the day I call." The interviewee continues: "What's super impressive about him is that he is able to think outside of the box and he is very open to new ideas."


Private Wealth Disputes - New York
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Joshua Rubenstein is highly regarded in the New York market for trust and estate matters. "He is one of the best lawyers I know," states a market source, adding: "He is brilliant with clients and has an incredible ability to get people on the same page." One interviewee praises his client service, noting: "Josh is amazing. He is very, very responsive, it doesn't matter what hour of the day I call." The interviewee continues: "What's super impressive about him is that he is able to think outside of the box and he is very open to new ideas."


Family Offices & Funds Structuring - USA
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New York-based Joshua Rubenstein of Katten receives praise for his robust private wealth practice and regularly assists ultra-high net worth individuals and their family offices on the full range of tax and estate issues. "He is a consummate professional," according to sources, who add: "Josh has a global view of things. He does not just try to solve the immediate problem but looks instead at the whole picture. His breadth of knowledge is second to none." Other sources note: "He is a master planner and thinker. He is very solution-oriented and has great tax expertise."

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California: Southern

Private Wealth Law

Abby L.T. Feinman
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Abby L.T. Feinman
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Carol A. Johnston
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Carol A. Johnston
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Band 1

Global-wide

Private Aircraft

Timothy J Lynes
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Timothy J Lynes
3
Band 3

Illinois

Private Wealth Law

Michael O. Hartz
2
Michael O. Hartz
2
Band 2
Adam Damerow
3
Adam Damerow
3
Band 3
Charles Harris
3
Charles Harris
3
Band 3
Matthew Sperry
4
Matthew Sperry
4
Band 4
Tye Klooster
4
Tye Klooster
4
Band 4

New York

Private Wealth Disputes

Joshua Rubenstein
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Joshua Rubenstein
1
Band 1
Bonnie Lynn Chmil
3
Bonnie Lynn Chmil
3
Band 3
Private Wealth Law

Joshua Rubenstein
1
Joshua Rubenstein
1
Band 1
Ronni G Davidowitz
2
Ronni G Davidowitz
2
Band 2
Kathryn von Matthiessen
3
Kathryn von Matthiessen
3
Band 3

Texas

Private Wealth Law

Kevin Keen
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Kevin Keen
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USA

Family Offices & Funds Structuring

Joshua Rubenstein
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Joshua Rubenstein
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Band 2
Private Wealth Law: Eastern Region

Joshua Rubenstein
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Joshua Rubenstein
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Band 1
Private Wealth Law: Western Region

Carol A. Johnston
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Carol A. Johnston
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Band 2