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Chambers HNW 2019 Names Nutter a Leading Law Firm in Private Wealth Law

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Nutter announced today that Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) 2019 recognized the firm for excellence in Private Wealth Law in Massachusetts. According to the guide, Nutter’s Private Client Department is "a very strong estate planning group." 

Four Nutter lawyers were recognized as notable practitioners: Peter Brown, Natalie Choate, Thomas Jalkut, and William Kirchick. Brown was praised as a "core estate planner" and "an excellent lawyer," with a source adding, "I know if he's working on a matter it's going to go smoothly - he just gets it done." He has particular expertise in the arts and charitable giving. Choate was lauded for being "nationally renowned for her work on the qualified retirement plan. She's written the definitive bible for estate planning with retirement assets." Sources described her as "untouchable," "a legend," "the best in the country" and "the go-to person on estate planning for retirement benefits." Jalkut provides technical guidance to individuals, families, and family offices on probate legislation, trust law, and estate planning techniques. Sources enthuse that "He is an excellent practitioner," with another stating that he is "probably one of the best in Boston" in probate matters. Kirchick regularly counsels high net worth individuals on trust administration, estate planning, and wealth transfer strategies. The guide noted, "He’s one of the old guard in Boston and has been doing this forever. He's an accomplished lawyer and a strong technician," 

Nutter’s Private Client attorneys provide individualized, practical advice and legal counseling on a wide variety of issues. The firm’s clients include high net worth individuals and families, entrepreneurs, private business owners, and executives, among others. Clients turn to Nutter’s private client lawyers to advise on, prepare, and implement all aspects of estate planning, estate administration, and trust administration. The firm’s cross-disciplinary team works closely with clients and their advisors to develop a unique and personal approach to meet each client’s goals and objectives.

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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.

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About Nutter
Nutter is a Boston-based law firm that provides legal counsel to industry-leading companies, early stage entrepreneurs, institutions, foundations, and families, across the country and around the world. The firm’s business and finance, intellectual property, litigation, real estate and land use, labor and employment, tax, and trusts and estates practices are national in scope. The firm was co-founded in 1879 by former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis, before his appointment to the Court. For more information, please visit and follow the firm on LinkedIn.

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