MIAMI (November 1, 2016) – Holland & Knight has been selected "Law Firm of the Year" in trusts and estates law by U.S. News – Best Lawyers in its 2017 "Best Law Firms" listings, which were released today.
U.S. News – Best Lawyers selects only one firm in each of the more than 70 nationally-ranked practice areas to receive this prestigious recognition. The rigorous evaluation process included the collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer reviews from leading attorneys in their fields. Only those firms with the most impressive overall performance were chosen.
"We are pleased that U.S. News – Best Lawyers recognizes our considerable strength and expertise in the wealth advisory market," said David Scott Sloan, co-leader of the firm’s Private Wealth Services Group. "The depth and breadth of our group enables us to provide counsel to numerous types of clients including high-net-worth individuals, their families and businesses, charitable organizations, as well as financial institutions. We are grateful to all of our clients for the confidence and trust they place in us."
"It is an honor to be named the best trusts and estates firm in the nation," said Chris Boyett, co-leader of the firm’s Private Wealth Services Group. "Our presence in global cities such as New York, Los Angeles and Miami and work with global clients has positioned us as the go-to firm for international estate planning. We offer value by providing guidance to these clients utilizing a team approach that includes attorneys at Holland & Knight who specialize in international tax issues, cross-border transactions and immigration."
About Holland & Knight’s Private Wealth Services Practice: As the largest private wealth services practice in the United States, Holland & Knight’s Private Wealth Services Group represents high-net-worth individuals, substantial closely held and family businesses, charitable organizations, educational institutions, banks and trust companies. The group has more Fellows in the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel than any other law firm in the country.