BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Jun 29, 2016) - Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP announced today that the firm's Wealth Management Group has received a top "Band 1" ranking for Private Wealth Law in Massachusetts from the High Net Worth (HNW) Guide published by Chambers and Partners. Choate was one of only three firms to receive a top "Band 1" ranking and one of only six firms included in the rankings for Massachusetts. Nan Giner, co-chair of Choate's Wealth Management Group, and partner Jennifer Snyder were among 23 lawyers included in the Massachusetts rankings.
HNW reported that Choate has "a very sophisticated estate planning practice; they just attract very sophisticated high net worth people... They have a large, long-standing trusts and estates practice... and have some lawyers with excellent reputations."
According to HNW, "fellow lawyers recognize Giner's excellent reputation." As co-chair of Choate's Wealth Management Group, Giner helps oversee a team of over 70 wealth management professionals. She has 30 years of experience delivering comprehensive counsel targeted to clients' personal planning objectives, with an emphasis on sophisticated wealth transfer strategies. Her clients include company founders and other entrepreneurs, as well as domestic and international families. She also serves as a professional trustee for her many clients' trusts.
HNW noted that, "Snyder is an excellent individual at the firm... a strong estate planning lawyer... smart and attentive," and "very, very good." At Choate, Snyder provides clients with exemplary personalized attention, advising a client base of high net worth individuals and families throughout the U.S. and Europe in all aspects of estate planning, including the administration and taxation of estates and trusts. She is also a member of the firm's Executive Committee.
Choate's Wealth Management Group offers integrated family office services to high net worth individuals and families residing in the U.S. and abroad and to many charitable organizations. Its sophisticated tax, trust and estate planning and administration is integrated with world-class investment management through its registered investment advisory subsidiary, Choate Investment Advisors. This collaboration provides a multi-family office, integrating highly sophisticated legal, investment, tax, and trust administration expertise -- a seamless "one-stop" approach to wealth management.
Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP, one of the nation's leading law firms, is consistently recognized for excellence by Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, The Legal 500, World's Leading Lawyers, International Who's Who of Lawyers, and Expert Guides. With all of its lawyers under one roof, Choate focuses on a core group of areas where it represents clients across the United States and internationally and provides exceptional efficiency, service and value. Choate's areas of focus include wealth management, corporate/M&A, insurance/reinsurance, finance & restructuring, venture capital, private equity, high-stakes litigation, intellectual property, life sciences, tax, and government enforcement & compliance.