Called “a quality law firm,” and “probably the most prestigious in Maine,” Pierce Atwood has received a “Band 1” ranking, the highest available, for Private Wealth Law in Maine by Chambers and Partners in their new High Net Worth guide. Recognized individually were Trusts & Estates partners Molly Liddell and Barbara Wheaton.
Molly was recognized for her work providing estate and tax planning, estate and trust administration, prenuptial agreements, and generational wealth succession for individuals and families. Peers report being “very impressed” with Molly, and noting that she has “a very good reputation and does a good job representing high net worth individuals.”
Barbara was recognized for her experience advising business owners, charities, individuals and fiduciaries, and for her experience counseling clients on estate planning matters, charitable giving, and trust and estate administration. Barbara also works with nonprofit organizations advising them on issues arising from their tax exemption status. Held in “high regard” by her peers in the legal industry, she was described as “excellent,” and “a very smart, very good lawyer.”
The Chambers High Net Worth guide, launched in June 2016, covers private wealth management work and related specialties in key jurisdictions around the world, featuring in-depth editorial about the leading lawyers and law firms for wealthy individuals and families.