Lowenstein Sandler is proud to announce that the 2019 edition of Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) has again ranked the firm in Band 1 for the Private Wealth Law–New Jersey category. Lowenstein is the only firm in the state to receive the publication’s highest ranking in this area in 2018 and 2019.

Additionally, four Lowenstein Trusts & Estates partners are recognized individually: 

  • John L. Berger: Described as "excellent" in handling a wide variety of private wealth matters for high net worth individuals, closely held businesses, and corporate clients. "He is very strong on income tax in the context of wealth planning.”
  • Michael N. Gooen: Cited as “an outstanding and a brilliant man.” A peer calls him "the star of the show and one of the big names in the New Jersey Bar. He is very sophisticated, extremely creative and often deals with some of the most complex matters.”
  • Warren K. Racusin: Described as "talented and knowledgeable. He understands how to deliver the goods for clients."
  • Ashley Steinhart: Described as “great with clients," and especially "good if you have a complex family situation with lots of personalities…He really knows his stuff and knows how to apply the law in a practical and effective way."

Lowenstein’s Trusts & Estates group advises high net worth individuals, family businesses, and private companies. The team has experience handling succession planning, tax and estate planning, and administration matters as well as matrimonial and philanthropic issues.

The Chambers HNW editors describe Lowenstein as “an excellent firm with uniformly excellent lawyers. They have solid bench strength and offer top-notch services.” Market insiders agree, stating that the firm has a "strong estate planning team," adding, "They have very good senior attorneys with lots of experience. They are a knowledgeable and responsive team."

More than 50 countries around the world, including every major private wealth market across six continents, are researched in-depth by Chambers HNW’s team of specialist research analysts. Lawyers and firms are assessed by various factors, including legal knowledge and experience, professional ability, effectiveness, and client service. An explanation of Chambers’ ranking system is available at this link.

All of the current Chambers HNW rankings may be found here.