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Caplin & Drysdale Attorneys Recognized by Chambers High Net Worth Guide for Private Wealth Law

July 10, 2020, Chambers High Net Worth Guide

Caplin & Drysdale's Private Client Group was recognized as "one of the pre-eminent tax boutiques in the country" by Chambers High Net Worth Guide for 2020. The guide highlights the group's "strong national reputation" and ranks them in Band 2 in the District of Columbia and in Band 5 nationally.

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 Band 3. In the USA: Eastern Region, Ms. Kaufman and Ms. O'Brien are ranked in Band 2.

Commentary in the 2020 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: 2020 Chambers HNW Guide)

The Group

"They're excellent; they give superior customer service and thorough tax advice"

"They're very strong advocates for their clients"

"I couldn’t have asked for better support. They are more than adept at explaining complicated trust and tax matters in lay terms"

"They are always looking out for my best interests"

Beth Shapiro Kaufman

"She has a national reputation and good links with industry and the government"

"the tax guru" and "brilliant on the fiddly tax issues"

"Her main strengths are her very deep knowledge and high quality of legal work coupled with a high dedication to deliver high-end results for the client"

Anne J. O'Brien

"She's a superstar who does exceptional work in trusts and estates"

"an astonishingly talented attorney"

"she is immensely friendly and warm with clients"

Megan E. Wernke

"really, really good at estates"

"she is a hard-working lawyer who has been instrumental in bringing a series of trusts to life for a client"


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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