July 2023

Estate Planning Recognized in Chambers & Partners 2023 Guide


Sideman & Bancroft’s Estate Planning Group has once again been ranked in Chamber’s 2023 High Net Worth California: Northern Guide for Private Wealth Law.

The highly anticipated Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) Guide is an annual publication that offers invaluable insights into the top attorneys and law firms specializing in serving affluent families and individuals. Additionally, the guide presents expert recommendations for leading accounting and tax firms, private banks, and wealth management companies. These prestigious accolades are the result of meticulous analysis conducted by Chambers and Partners’ team of seasoned researchers.

Attorney rankings within the guide are meticulously curated by independent private wealth researchers. Their diligent efforts include conducting numerous interviews with professionals such as lawyers, family offices, accountancy experts, tax advisers, bankers, investment managers, and real estate agents.

Sideman & Bancroft’s Estate Planning Group is comprised of Partner and Counsel attorneys. This exceptional team boasts an impressive wealth of knowledge and experience, amassed over 100 years of combined law practice.

Estate Planning Partners, Ellen Kahn and Hilary Pierce were recognized as Notable Practitioners:

“Hilary’s interpersonal skills are fantastic, giving her the ability to meet the client on their level in order to structure a customized plan that best suits their needs. She is technically extremely strong and keeps up on the latest twists and turns in the estate planning world.” -Chambers and Partners

“Ellen is highly regarded in her field and has earned the highest respect from her peers. She is an expert attorney who works collaboratively with her client’s adviser team. She is client-centric, committed to excellence, and delivers optimum results.” -Chambers and Partners.

As the Chambers HNW Guide continues to shape the landscape of professional services for affluent clients, Sideman & Bancroft’s Estate Planning group remains dedicated to providing the utmost expertise and support to meet the unique needs of wealthy families and individuals.