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Chambers High Net Worth 2020 Recognizes Nutter as a Leading Law Firm in Private Wealth Law

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Nutter announced today that Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) 2020 honored the firm for excellence in Private Wealth Law in Massachusetts. According to the guide, Nutter’s Private Client Department is “terrific, an excellent trusts and estate shop”.

Four Nutter lawyers were recognized as notable practitioners: Peter Brown, Natalie Choate, and William Kirchick in the category of Private Wealth Law and Thomas Jalkut in the category of Private Wealth Disputes.

Brown has extensive experience in estate planning, with a particular focus on philanthropy. The guide lauded his “solution-oriented approach to his legal work, especially in trusts administration”. Choate was described as “the dean of planning with retirement benefits”. She has authored two texts on estate planning for retirement benefits, which were praised as “key to estate planning”. The guide noted that Jalkut is an “experienced, very capable, efficient and responsive” estate planner who is “well known for probate litigation matters”. A source added, “He knows the world of trust and estate settlement - he knows so much; he is committed to his work and is a wealth of knowledge”. Kirchick was praised as a “very bright and very committed” attorney who is also “very down-to-earth” and “relatable”.

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.

Please click to view Nutter’s complete listings in Chambers HNW 2020.

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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