Palo Alto, San Francisco and San Jose, Calif., September 20, 2017 – Hopkins & Carley, a preeminent Silicon Valley law firm with offices in Palo Alto, San Francisco, and San Jose, announced today three attorneys in the firm’s Family Wealth & Tax Planning group, Chuck Packer, Darin Donovan and Pete LaBoskey, were recognized as “Leaders in Their Field” for Private Wealth in the 2017 Chambers High Net Worth Global edition published by Chambers & Partners, a legal industry ranking publication.

In addition, the firm’s Family Wealth & Tax Planning group was ranked in Chambers’ Band 1 for Northern California. The ranking adds to the growing recognition of this key practice area for the firm.

Hopkins & Carley advises Silicon Valley clients on all aspects of estate planning, and those who work with the team have high praise for its work in this area. Chambers said, “They are smart, collaborative, thorough and creative, and they focus their practice on super-high net worth families with complex planning needs. This is a powerhouse firm because of the depth and experience of each of the lawyers.”

“This ranking recognizes our highly acclaimed estate planning practice for working with an impressive client roster that includes high net worth individuals and entrepreneurs, as well as other top service providers and financial institutions. We are very proud,” said Jeff Essner, Managing Shareholder of Hopkins & Carley.

Chambers & Partners ranks lawyers and law firms on several factors and considerations, all of which are investigated by a team of more than 170 researchers. 

In addition, eight Hopkins & Carley attorneys were recently recognized as “2018 U.S. News Best Lawyers.”  Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. See the firm’s online profile with U.S. News Best Lawyers by clicking here.