Warner Norcross + Judd LLP and seven of its attorneys have been recognized for excellence in private wealth law or family law in the Chambers High Net Worth 2023 guide.
The guide, which is compiled by Chambers and Partners, is aimed at the international private wealth market and features in-depth editorial related to leading lawyers and law firms for wealthy individuals and families. Law firms and attorneys were referred by clients for their expertise in charitable planning, wealth transfer, business succession planning, estate tax planning, trust disputes and other areas of private wealth management.
Warner was recognized as a firm for private wealth law. Distinguished practitioners recognized in private wealth law are:
- Mark K. Harder, a partner in the Holland office who chairs the firm’s Private Client and Family Office Group and works with individuals, families and family business owners on complex estate planning, settlement and business transfer issues.
- Laura A. Jeltema, a partner in the Grand Rapids office who counsels high net worth individuals, families and family offices on trust and estate administration and planning, tax planning and wealth preservation. She also counsels private foundations on governance, compliance and transactional matters.
- Susan Gell Meyers, a partner in the Grand Rapids office who advises high net worth individuals and family business owners on estate and wealth transfer planning, business succession planning, asset protection and trust administration.
- David L.J.M. Skidmore, a partner in the Grand Rapids office who focuses his practice on probate, trust and estate litigation, as well as fiduciary and real property disputes. He often acts for wealthy families and individuals in contested probate matters.
W. Michael Van Haren, an of counsel attorney based in Grand Rapids, was recognized among the senior statespeople. He concentrates his practice on all aspects of planning for high net worth individuals, the family offices that serve those individuals and the businesses they own.
Jennifer L. Remondino, executive partner of the Holland office, was recognized as up and coming. She chairs the firm’s Trusts & Estates Practice Group and provides sophisticated wealth transfer and tax planning, family business and succession planning and practical advice on charitable and planning giving matters.
Partner Richard A. Roane was selected as a distinguished practitioner in family/matrimonial law. He counsels clients on divorce, non-marital domestic relationships and LGBTQIA+ family issues and concentrates his practice on domestic relations mediation, arbitration and collaborative law, spousal support, child custody and support, complex business valuation distribution, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements and all aspects of international family law.
The guide is used by family offices and professional financial advisers. In addition to the legal rankings, Chambers High Net Worth also features information on accounting and tax firms, private banks, wealth management firms and multifamily offices acting for high net worth individuals.
London-based Chambers and Partners publishes a series of global guides focused on the legal profession. Warner has been recognized as one of the leading law firms in Michigan by the Chambers USA guide for more than two decades.
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