Coblentz Family Wealth partners James Mitchell, Philip Feldman, and Jaime Mannon are again listed as Leading Lawyers in the Private Wealth Law category of the 2019 Chambers HNW (High Net Worth) guide for Northern California, published by Chambers & Partners.
Jim Mitchell is again ranked as a Leading Lawyer in Band 2. One source says “He is practical but also personable. He is a smart and experienced estate planning and can deal with personalities of all sorts.” Another reports “He is technically really strong and knows his stuff,” and a peer adds “Jim is thoughtful, he is very good. I would have no hesitation referring a client to him.”
Phil Feldman is again ranked as a Leading Lawyer in Band 2, where one client or colleague praised Phil as a “great team player” and “a wonderful gentleman.” Another source notes “He is a very calm, reasonable, affable guy who will do negotiation in his client’s best interest that will result in a positive solution. He is very impressive.” Another client describes him as “very personable and engaging. He is very capable and smart – really gets to the heart of the matter.”
Jaime Mannon is ranked as a Leading Lawyer in Band 3, with one source noting “She is super smart and engaged,” and another adds that she “is in it for the long term, she understands that clients need to work through issues that are not directly related to the law before they can resolve legal issues. She is a wonderful person.”
The Coblentz Family Wealth practice is also listed by Chambers HNW in Band 2 for Private Wealth Law, Northern California. Chambers writes that the group “has an impressive family wealth department.” Colleagues and clients mention that “They have a great reputation in San Francisco,” while another adds that “The folks are highly respected.”
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