Holland & Hart is proud to announce that Chambers High Net Worth, an annual guide identifying the world’s leading high net worth advisors in the private wealth market, ranked Holland & Hart Band 1 in Colorado: Private Wealth Law in its 2018 edition. Notable practitioners recognized as “leaders in their field” in Colorado: Private Wealth Law include David Crandall, Laura Dinan, Laura Hundley, and Carol Warnick.
According to Chambers HNW 2018, Holland & Hart is praised as a “top-shelf firm with premier lawyers.” The firm's private client team assists with business succession, the transfer of wealth, and the creation of foundations. A source notes the firm as having “a deep bench of talented people and they keep adding talent in that area. They get involved in complex, cutting-edge planning."
David Crandall advises on the full range of trust and estate matters and regularly assists closely held business owners with business succession planning. He is one of three Colorado attorneys ranked in Chambers HNW 2018 Band 1 in Colorado: Private Wealth Law. “David brings the most business-oriented solutions,” notes a source and another interviewee adding that “he can do strategic big-picture planning, in particular on the tax side.”
The firm’s Tax Practice Group Leader Laura Dinan, who works with closely-held business owners, assisting with succession planning and the multi-generational transfer of wealth, “runs the gamut of estate planning, administration and charitable planning,” says a peer. “Laura is very technically strong and she likes the intricacies and complexities of the tax code," adds another source.
Laura Hundley represents individuals and businesses in all aspects of tax planning and estate planning, including charitable giving and the administration of estates and trusts. "She is incredibly precise with her follow-up, she has tremendous communication skills and is technically strong,” a source provides. “She has [a] tremendous practice, she is very confident in what she does. She is a real delight to work with,” states another local source.
An established and trusted advisor to entrepreneurs and affluent families, Carol Warnick represents clients in disputes related to estate and business succession planning and in fiduciary litigation. Remarks in Chambers HNW 2018 state that Warnick “is a very experienced and pragmatic lawyer, and she brings that pragmatism to bear." Another source commenting that “Carol is a strong leader with a great breadth of knowledge."
The Chambers HNW rankings are the result of in-depth research and interviews with hundreds of lawyers, family offices, accountancy professionals, tax advisors, bankers, investment managers, and high-end real estate agents to get a comprehensive understanding of the private wealth sector in key jurisdictions.