Eric Kalnins is serving as a panelist for a presentation on “Estate Planning, Taxation & Wealth Protection” at the Geneva Consulting Group 2022 Naples Family Office & Wealth Management Symposium, to be held in Naples, Florida on May 17, 2022.

Eric Kalnins served as the panel moderator for the presentation on “European Technology Startups,” at the annual Spotlight Latvia event in Los Angeles, CA. Spotlight Latvia Los Angeles is a business conference, organized by the Latvian American Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the Foreign Ministry of Latvia, the Latvian Investment and Development Agency, the American Chamber of Commerce in Latvia and the American Latvian Association on April 1, 2022.

The New York Times quoted Tom Handler discussing the implosion of NY based Archegos family office and related securities issues on April 12, 2021. Click here to read.

Thomas J. Handler Honored with 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award from Private Asset Management Magazine. Read more here.

Tom Handler spoke on two panels at the Opal Group’s Family Office Winter Forum in New York, NY at the New York Athletic Club on March 3, 2020. The panels are Family Governance; The Single Family Office and New World Family Office Structure Challenges and Managing a Family Office in Today’s World Compared to Institutions and Private Investors.

Handler Thayer, LLP is pleased to announce that it was awarded a High Commendation by Private Asset Management Magazine in the Best Trusts and Estates Law Firm category, one of only two law firms in the United States recognized at the annual PAM Awards Gala held in New York City. These awards celebrate “the top-performing elite of the private wealth community.” This awards marks the 8th time in 9 years that Handler Thayer, LLP has been recognized by Private Asset Management. In 2020 the firm has already been named International Business Planning Law Firm of the Year by Worldwide Financial Advisor and Large Tier Estate Law Firm of the Year by both M&A Today and Lawyer International’s Legal 100.

Handler Thayer, LLP has also been shortlisted for several prestigious wealth industry awards. London based Family Wealth Report shortlisted the firm for Best Private Client Law Firm as one of only two law firms in North America. In addition, partner Thomas J. Handler was shortlisted among six individuals selected for the 2020 family office industry Leading Individual Lifetime Achievement Award.

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.

Eric Kalnins discussed Business and Tax Aspects Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic at the Latvian American Chamber of Commerce Virtual Lunch Meeting on March 31, 2020. Watch here.

Corporate Practice Group Attorneys Neena Gill and Steven Thayer summarized what qualifying for business loans under the CARES Act that was recently signed into law by President Trump entails. Read more here.

Handler Thayer, LLP celebrated the opening of its new office in Naples, Florida on April 11, 2022. It was an evening of great conversations, including a family office forum and a panel moderated by Handler Thayer partner Eric Kalnins. The panel included insights from Paul J. Carbone, president and managing partner, Pritzker Private Capital, Barb Quasius, CPA, MBA, senior lead client advisor, Meristem Family Wealth, Todd S. Rich, co-founder and head of Real Estate, Declaration Partners LP and Meeta Yadava, CFP®, managing director, BMO Family Office. Mr. David M. Rubenstein of Declaration Partners LP and co-founder and co-chairman of The Carlyle Group was the featured keynote speaker.

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