Coblentz’s Family Wealth practice and three partners have been recognized in the 2022 edition of the Chambers High Net Worth Guide. Family Wealth practice chair Jaime Mannon and partners Jim Mitchell and Phil Feldman are again ranked as Leading Lawyers in the Private Wealth Law category for Northern California. Chambers HNW, published by Chambers & Partners, ranks the top legal advisers to high net worth individuals and organizations.
Jaime Mannon is again ranked as a Leading Lawyer in Band 2. Jaime offers affluent individuals and families assistance with estate and gift tax planning and cross-border tax planning. A source notes she is “brilliant,” and Chambers noted she “develop[s] creative solutions to resolve her clients’ estate planning and administration issues.”
Jim Mitchell is again ranked as a Leading Lawyer in Band 2. Jim advises high net worth clients on tax planning and trust and estate administration. One source noted his “legal skills and his ability to put a client at ease are unquestionable and create an environment where the client is able to express their objectives,” while another added he is “patient, caring and thoughtful.”
Phil Feldman is again ranked as a Leading Lawyer in Band 2. Phil assists wealthy individuals and families with income, philanthropic, and gift and estate tax planning. One source commented that he is “creative, hard-working, smart and a personable lawyer.”
The Coblentz Family Wealth practice is also listed by Chambers HNW in Band 2 for Private Wealth Law, Northern California. Market commentators note Coblentz’s “collaborative and sizeable private wealth team” as a main strength. Independent and objective, Chambers USA and Chambers HNW are carefully researched and widely considered to be one of the most reputable law firm directories in the world. Ranking criteria include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, business understanding, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by legal clients.
Additional Chambers USA Rankings
Seven additional Coblentz partners and three practices are recognized in the Chambers USA 2022 Guide, also published by Chambers & Partners. Real Estate and Land Use partners Pamela Duffy, Harry O’Brien, Alan Gennis, and Tay Via; Litigation partners Timothy Crudo and Rees Morgan; and Employment partner Fred Alvarez are ranked as Leading Lawyers in their respective categories. Coblentz’s Land Use, Real Estate, and White Collar Defense and Investigations practices are also listed. To view the complete list of Coblentz rankings in the 2022 edition of Chambers USA, please visit the publication’s website.