NEW YORK, N.Y., November 3, 2014
Solomon Blum Heymann LLP announced today that it had been selected by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Law Firm” for Trusts and Estates Litigation in the New York Metropolitan Area. In achieving the highest possible ranking, “No. 1 Tier”, U.S. News recognized the firm for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. As stated by the editors of U.S. News “achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.”
The top tier U.S. News ranking for the New York Metropolitan area in Trusts and Estates Litigation was accompanied by a high ranking for the firm’s Trusts and Estates Law practice as well.
Andrew W. Heymann, chair of the Solomon Blum Heymann LLP Private Wealth Management Practice Group said, “We are very pleased with the U.S. News and World Report designation and it is indicative of the commitment and professionalism of the members of our Private Wealth Management Practice Group in representing the interests of our clients. Over the past few years, we have focused on adding to the depth of this practice area and our group was much enhanced when Charles Gibbs, Esq. joined our firm.”
Mr. Gibbs is listed in U.S. News’ Best Lawyers in America, which is limited to the top 4% of practicing attorneys in the country. His resume includes a long list of success in trust and estate matters, including some of the most high-profile disputes of our time, including recent litigation involving the Estate of Huguette Clark. For thirty years, Mr. Gibbs was also a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel ("ACTEC") and Chair of the Fiduciary Litigation Committee and subcommittee on Will and Trust Contests.
Solomon Blum Heymann is a law firm with offices in New York City and St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands which provides sophisticated and comprehensive legal services for domestic and international businesses in several practice areas. In addition to estate planning and probate, these include corporate and securities law, international and domestic tax law, business start-ups, transactional law, commercial litigation, and real estate.