The law firm of McLane Middleton, Professional Association is pleased to announce that the firm received a Band 1 ranking in Chambers High Net Worth Guide – Private Wealth Law section. In addition, attorneys Steven M. Burke, George L. Cushing, Christopher R. Paul, Ryan J. Swartz, Robert A. Wells, and William V.A. Zorn received individual rankings.
Individuals are ranked by Chambers in bands from 1-4 with 1 being the highest possible ranking. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, client service, depth of team, commercial vision and business understanding, diligence, and other qualities most valued by the client.
Steven Burke, George Cushing, Robert Wells and William Zorn were given Band 1 rankings, while Chris Paul and Ryan Swartz received Band 2 and Band 4 rankings respectively.
According to the Guide:
Steven Burke “is very understated and humble, so he makes it very easy to talk to and share,” according to an interviewee who also states: “He’s just so good at what he does technically speaking and he can translate it into English.”
George Cushing “has time for every question, no matter how academic; incredibly knowledgeable on the trust and administration side,” enthuses a source, adding: “He’s like a walking trust treatise.”
Christopher Paul “is tremendous. He’s very technical and he’s incredible with his knowledge,” states a source.
Ryan Swartz regularly advises high net worth clients on estate planning and trust administration matters.
Robert Wells’ “is hugely respected in the state of New Hampshire,” states an interviewee. His practice involves estate administration as well as estate and charitable planning.
William Zorn provides complex estate planning for high net worth individuals, families and business owners. He also handles tax planning for his clients.