Chambers HNW 2017 Honors Nutter for Excellence in Private Wealth LawPrint PDF
Nutter, a Boston-based law firm, announced today that Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) recognized the firm as a leading law firm in Private Wealth Law in Massachusetts. Sources praised Nutter’s private wealth expertise, describing the firm’s lawyers as “extraordinarily trustworthy and dedicated to getting a result for the family, and they take immense personal pride in that. It permeates all parts of that organization. They’re just very dedicated, work hard, always a quick response, always accessible.”
Four Nutter lawyers were selected as notable practitioners: Peter Brown, Natalie Choate, Thomas Jalkut, and William Kirchick. Brown chairs Nutter’s Private Client Department and represents individuals and families on estate and tax planning matters. Sources noted that Brown is “an excellent lawyer,” “very knowledgeable,” and “really at the top of the practice.” Choate has earned a national reputation for retirement planning, with one peer noting, “Natalie Choate is someone who’s a very senior lawyer and absolutely excellent at what she focuses on the most, which is planning for qualified retirement plans. She is a nationally renowned expert for that; people across the country flock to her when they have questions.” Jalkut has particular expertise in estate planning for executives and business owners. According to the guide, “He’s extraordinarily competent and results-orientated, always there when you need him. If I had to hire somebody, he’d be the very first person I would hire.” Kirchick is highly regarded for his particular experience in generation-skipping transfer and gift tax planning techniques, with a source in Chambers HNW stating, “What I look for is somebody that is in the swim, and Bill is right at the height of his probate career.”
Nutter provides comprehensive practical advice and legal counseling to high net worth individuals and families on a wide variety of issues. The firm’s Private Client Department has advised clients on financial and estate planning, trust and estate administration, and related probate proceedings for more than a century. In addition, the Nonprofit and Social Impact practice group offers a broad array of services to both nonprofit organizations and individuals and businesses who contribute to such organizations, including investment advisory, trust accounting, and tax preparation services to its charitable clients.
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Published by Chambers & Partners, the Chambers HNW guide focuses on the international private wealth market. The rankings are the result of independent research in which hundreds of interviews were conducted of lawyers, family offices, accountants, tax advisers, bankers, investment managers, and other professionals about the private wealth industry.