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High Net Worth USA Private Wealth Law: Western Region

Work in this area includes but is not limited to: charitable planning; wealth transfer; business succession planning; estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax planning (in the US); life and health insurance planning; the creation and administration of trusts and estates; asset transfer; the taking-public of closely-held businesses; and structuring outward and inward investment. Contentious matters are also included, such as trusts disputes, probate contests and contested wills. In larger jurisdictions, these matters are ranked separately in a Private Wealth Disputes table.

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Band 1
  1. Jonathan C Lurie
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    Jonathan C Lurie
    Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP | Private Wealth Law: Western Region
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 1 | 7 Years Ranked
    Jonathan Lurie is "a great lawyer," says a source, who adds: "He is extremely knowledgeable." Lurie advises on international and domestic tax and estate planning. An interviewee enthuses: "Clients absolutely love him, he is charming, funny and a delight to deal with."
  2. Andrew M Katzenstein
    Proskauer Rose LLP | Private Wealth Law: Western Region
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 1
  3. Leah M Bishop
    Loeb & Loeb LLP | Private Wealth Law: Western Region
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 1
  4. Paul N Frimmer
    Loeb & Loeb LLP | Private Wealth Law: Western Region
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 1
  5. Stuart P Tobisman
    Loeb & Loeb LLP | Private Wealth Law: Western Region
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. Carol A. Johnston
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    Carol A. Johnston
    Katten | Private Wealth Law: Western Region
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 2 | 7 Years Ranked
    Carol Johnston advises high net worth clients on a range of wealth planning techniques. She also advises on estate and trust administration.
  2. Julie M. Kwon
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    Julie M. Kwon
    McDermott Will & Emery LLP
    McDermott Will & Emery LLP | Private Wealth Law: Western Region
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 2 | 7 Years Ranked
    San Francisco-based Julie Kwon has an extremely active practice advising high net worth clients on their wealth structuring. A source says: "Julie is great. She is extremely knowledgeable and great with clients."
  3. M. Read Moore
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    M. Read Moore
    McDermott Will & Emery LLP
    McDermott Will & Emery LLP | Private Wealth Law: Western Region
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 2 | 7 Years Ranked
    Read Moore advises domestic and international clients on a range of wealth planning matters. He advises on estate and trust administration, business succession and cross-border planning.
  4. Alyse N Pelavin
    Loeb & Loeb LLP | Private Wealth Law: Western Region
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Joshua Husbands
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    Joshua Husbands
    Holland & Knight LLP
    Holland & Knight LLP | Private Wealth Law: Western Region
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 3 | 7 Years Ranked
    Joshua Husbands is based in the firm's Portland office and advises on a range of matters including estate planning, business succession and philanthropic giving. He has particular expertise advising on life insurance-related matters.
  2. Nicole M. Pearl
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    Nicole M. Pearl
    McDermott Will & Emery LLP
    McDermott Will & Emery LLP | Private Wealth Law: Western Region
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 3 | 7 Years Ranked
    Nicole Pearl is based in Los-Angeles and advises high-profile, wealthy individuals on their estate planning. A market commentator says: "She is an excellent practitioner. She is very knowledgeable and a sharp lawyer."
  3. Rachel J Harris
    Loeb & Loeb LLP | Private Wealth Law: Western Region
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. Lawrence H Heller
    Greenberg Traurig, LLP | Private Wealth Law: Western Region
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 4