Lane Powell’s Trust and Estates Practice Group, as well as Sarah MacLeod, Heidi Orr and Charles W. Riley, Jr., were ranked in the first edition of Chambers® High Net Worth 2016 in the area of Private Wealth Law for Washington.
The group was recognized for their work advising clients in international and domestic estate and gift planning, trust administration, business succession strategies, charitable matters and asset protection. They also were recommended for their work in fiduciary litigation and their regular representation of beneficiaries, fiduciaries and families in matters relating to trusts, probate and guardianship disputes.
During the research process, Chambers received comments regarding the practice, including the following:
- “Excellent team.”
- “They are always the first on my list. The quality of their work has always been outstanding.”
Additionally, MacLeod was praised for her “perfect combination of technical expertise and relationship-building skills,” Orr was noted for working “hard for her clients in terms of getting to the right answer,” and Riley was recognized for his strong technical proficiency and “skill in taking complicated matters and condensing them.”