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Chambers High Net Worth Guide Recognizes Caplin & Drysdale Private Client Attorneys

August 6, 2021, Chambers High Net Worth Guide

Attorneys in Caplin & Drysdale's Private Client Group have once again been recognized by Chambers HNW Guide as “Leaders in their Field” for Private Wealth Law in the District of Columbia and the 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 Band 3. In the USA: Eastern Region, Ms. Kaufman and Ms. O'Brien are ranked in Band 2.

Commentary in the 2021 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

"an exceptional firm to work with"

"They are quality-oriented and the people they hire are highly educated. The partners have a variety of interests and also contribute to teaching in the wider community. They are one of the better firms in DC."

"cutting-edge ideas and is a leading tax firm"

"They are really good at what they do and have lots of good people there." 

Beth Shapiro Kaufman

"truly a top-notch lawyer, one of the best of the best; we trust everything she says," 

"Beth is extremely bright; she knows the law and all of its current nooks and crannies; she is personable, easy to understand, responsive, and articulate."

 "Beth is literally one of the best lawyers I have worked with in any capacity. She is at the top of the top. If there were an Olympic Gold medal for Beth’s abilities, she would get one. She is a superstar."

Anne J. O'Brien

"very bright lawyer" and "excellent at dealing with complex situations."

"she is technically strong and committed to the profession" 

"Anne does some good international work. She is a skilled lawyer."

Megan E. Wernke

"Megan Wernke is a top-notch young partner and her client service and attention to detail is excellent." 

"She is very creative and can come up with great solutions."


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.

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