Stokes Lawrence Attorneys, Estate Planning Practice Again Ranked as Leaders
Related Practice: Estate Planning & Administration
The 2020 Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) Guide once again recognized Doug Lawrence, RoseMary Reed and Katie Groblewski as leading attorneys in private wealth law. The Stokes Lawrence Estate Planning & Administration practice was also noted as a leading practice in Washington state.
The annual HNW Guide recognizes leading private wealth advisors around the world. To determine rankings, the Chambers editorial team researches nominees and their practices, including interviewing their peers for insights on the attorneys and their practices. This is Doug’s and RoseMary’s fifth, and Katie’s fourth, consecutive year of being ranked in this guide.
Doug is recognized for being an adviser to several high net worth families, and for serving as a mediator and arbitrator in contested trust and estate matters.
RoseMary is noted for advising clients on estate and trust planning matters as well as her expertise in charitable and philanthropic issues.
Katie is noted for her practice advising high net worth families on estate planning matters and for advising family business owners on succession planning.
In addition to Doug’s, RoseMary’s and Katie’s individual recognitions, Stokes Lawrence was also ranked as a leader in the field. The firm was described as "a highly venerated name in the community and has some excellent lawyers." The firm advises on both contentious and non-contentious matters, and a legal source notes that "they have a strong reputation in the Northwest region and in Seattle specifically."
The Stokes Lawrence Estate Planning & Administration practice assists individuals and families with their estate planning and estate administration needs, including drafting core documents (wills, revocable trusts, powers of attorney and health directives), probate and trust administration, business succession planning, charitable giving, lifetime gifting and prenuptial or postnuptial agreements.