Slide Most Effective Private Client Legal
Team in North America
2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020
Slide Best Overall Law Firm, Best Private
Client Law Firm or Best Trusts &
Estates Law Firm in the United States
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018
High Commendation 2020
Slide Best Family Office Law Firm
in the United States 2018

Handler Thayer, LLP has been widely recognized as one of the premier private client law firms in the world.  It is a law firm built upon innovation of legal thought, unsurpassed client service and uncompromising principles.

Handler Thayer, LLP is dedicated to rendering superior, technologically current and innovative professional services to affluent families, family offices and privately-held companies. In furtherance of this objective, the firm attracts and develops highly qualified attorneys with business and financial backgrounds committed to personal and professional excellence.

The firm’s reputation has been built upon a foundation of integrity, community service and creative, cutting edge, business, tax and financial solutions. Above all, it is the firm’s unique combination of exceptional work product and highly responsive, bespoke client services that defines Handler Thayer, LLP.

News at Handler Thayer, LLP

Tom Handler has been shortlisted for the 2021 Private Asset Management wealth industry Lifetime Achievement Award. Often regarded as the “Oscars” of the US private client industry, the highly sought after PAM Awards for over two decades have provided a platform for top investment professionals, wealth advisors, law firms, consultants and other key service providers operating within the sector. He won the Family Wealth Alliance Leadership Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2017 and the Family Office Review Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership and Service in 2015.


Andrew Morton was quoted in Sportico’s piece on professional athlete’s blooming foundations during COVID-19 and the fight for social justice and equality. Read more here.


Steven G. Shaw. “Domestic Asset Protection Trusts (“DAPTs”)” 2020.


Michael N. Ripani. “Employment Contract Provisions That Can Protect Your Business” 2020.


Mark V. Anderson. “Duties of Trustees” 2020.


Partner Eric Kalnins talked about the importance of estate planning, and the particulars that need to be ironed out well in advance. Estate planning is a constantly moving and shifting process, and it’s not just something you should be thinking about once in a while. Click here to listen.


Handler Thayer, LLP is again recognized with two of the most prestigious awards available to law firms in North America. Read more here.

 

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Chicago, Illinois 60606-1633

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