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Chambers High Net Worth Guide Recognizes Caplin & Drysdale as Top-Notch Law Firm for Private Wealth Law

August 14, 2019, Chambers High Net Worth Guide

Chambers High Net Worth Guide for 2019 names Caplin & Drysdale's Private Client Group a "top-notch law firm for ultra high-net-worth families looking for great tax and estate planning" in the District of Columbia and Eastern Region of the United States.

Beth Shapiro Kaufman is ranked in Band 1 for District of Columbia alongside Anne J. O'Brien in Band 2 and Megan E. Wernke, who is listed as "Up and Coming." In the USA: Eastern Region, Ms. Kaufman and Ms. O'Brien are ranked in Band 2.

The Group is ranked in Band 2 in the District of Columbia and in Band 5 nationally.

Commentary in the 2019 Chambers HNW Guide from clients and peers is further testimony to the tailored and thoughtful approach taken by the Group when working with clients in the domestic and international high-net-worth community.

What People Are Saying (Source: 2019 Chambers HNW Guide)

The Group

"a tremendous boutique with top-end talent"

"top firm in D.C."

"absolutely committed to trusts and estates – they have a number of people who are very strong in the area"

Beth Shapiro Kaufman

"Beth is extraordinary – she is clear, pragmatic and most importantly, very experienced and thoughtful."

"I would refer clients to her without question"

"she has enormous knowledge" and "she’s one of the best tax lawyers in the private wealth area you’ll find anywhere in the country"

Anne J. O'Brien

"has been a highly respected successful private wealth attorney for decades"

"a terrific lawyer and very knowledgeable"

"It is hard to deal with her and not feel like you are dealing with someone who knows her stuff."

Megan E. Wernke

"she is very good and responsive"


About Caplin & Drysdale
Celebrating our 55th Anniversary in 2019, Caplin & Drysdale continues to be a leading provider of legal services to corporations, individuals, and nonprofits throughout the United States and around the world. We are also privileged to serve as legal advisors to accounting firms, financial institutions, law firms, and other professional services organizations.

The firm's reputation over the years has earned us the trust and respect of clients, industry peers, and government agencies. Moreover, clients rely on our broad knowledge of the law and our keen insights into their business concerns and personal interests. Our lawyers' strong tactical and problem-solving skills -- combined with substantial experience handling a variety of complex, high stakes, matters in a boutique environment -- make us one the nation's most distinctive law firms.

With offices in New York City and Washington, D.C., Caplin & Drysdale's core practice areas include:
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