The Spring 2016 Business Edition of Best Lawyers names Beth Shapiro Kaufman, Patricia Gimbel Lewis, and Anne J. O'Brien among the top legal practitioners in their fields. This year, the publication launched “Women in the Law,” a special edition which is “a go-to shortlist of exceptional women attorneys, vetted by their peers, inspiring their colleagues and students, and . . . exemplifying excellence in their practice.”
For a second consecutive year, Ms. Kaufman, who also serves as President of Caplin & Drysdale, earned “Lawyer of the Year” accolades for her legal acumen in the trusts and estates field. Ms. Kaufman assists wealthy individuals with their estate planning needs. Ms. Lewis is recognized for her contributions in both tax law and employee benefits law. She counsels multinational corporations on international tax and transfer pricing matters and also has a varied employee benefits practice. Ms. O'Brien is distinguished for her achievements in trusts and estates law. Her practice includes representing high-net-worth individuals with respect to their international estate planning needs.