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America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2008: Wealth Management

Chambers & Partners has compiled its independent and objective list of America's Leading Lawyers for Business based on comments gathered from thousands of interviews with clients and lawyers from Maine to Hawaii. This guide — which is designed to reflect market opinion — contains a view of the firms and attorneys who are considered leaders in their field.

In Chambers' 2008 review of national legal talent in the area of "Wealth Management," our Firm and our lawyers are listed among the best in the country.

Chambers' comments:

National Ranking: Tier 4

The Firm: This firm advises entrepreneurs, private investors, business executives and families in the management and preservation of their wealth. It also organizes the administration of charities and other tax-exempt entities.

The Lawyers: David Handler is described by sources as "the real deal — a truly intelligent and innovative practitioner." He is based in the Chicago office, where he concentrates on trust and estate planning and litigation, administrating private foundations and charitable organizations on behalf of closely held business entities and owners of significant wealth. Sources attest to his abilities in this arena: "He incorporates a sophisticated level of expertise into his practice."

Reprinted with permission from Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2008 —