Beth Shapiro Kaufman, Anne J. O’Brien, and Michael G. Pfeifer are recommended as “Leaders in Their Field” for private wealth law (District of Columbia) in the newly launched Chambers High Net Worth Guide. Hundreds of family offices, lawyers, tax advisers, bankers, investment managers, accountancy professionals, and high-end real estate agents were interviewed to get a comprehensive understanding of the private wealth sector in each of the jurisdictions covered.
Caplin & Drysdale’s Private Client Group counsels wealthy individuals and their families on domestic and cross-border tax and estate planning issues, including the use of trusts, partnerships, corporations, foundations and wills and the application of tax treaties. The group represents domestic and international clients in disputes with the IRS regarding income, estate, and gift and generation-skipping transfer tax. Caplin & Drysdale is one of the few firms with a focus on expatriation, assisting clients in pre- and post-immigration issues.