Chambers and Partners has once again recognized McGuireWoods as one of the
top private wealth services firms in the United States in its prestigious
High Net Worth Guide. The firm earned a nationwide ranking — as it has each
year since the guide’s 2016 launch — and ratings for Virginia, North
Carolina and the District of Columbia.
Chambers also singled out nine McGuireWoods lawyers for individual honors.
Charles D. “Skip” Fox IV was ranked as a top practitioner in the Eastern United States and in
Jean Gordon Carter,
Andrea C. Chomakos,
Kristen Frances Hager,
William Sanderson and
Gino Zaccardelli earned state rankings in the guide.
Carter, Fox and McKinnon received Band 1 state rankings, the highest
Chambers awards, and the firm earned Band 1 state rankings for Virginia and
In interviews with Chambers researchers, clients and peers lauded the
firm’s lawyers for their experience and insight.
“They are the first firm on my list for complex charitable, estate and tax
planning," said one client, adding that "they are always accessible and
provide valuable insights and advice."
McGuireWoods’ private wealth lawyers advise high-net-worth clients,
nonprofits, fiduciaries and businesses in tax and wealth planning and are
influential voices in shaping U.S. tax policy.
“The Chambers rankings reflect the respect and admiration clients and peers
have for our private wealth lawyers, who have national reputations as
trusted advisers and leaders in their field,” said Gerald V. Thomas II, chair of the firm’s Tax & Employee Benefits Department.