Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2017 Recognizes Brody Wilkinson & Peter T. Mott

Brody Wilkinson’s Trusts and Estates practice and Peter T. Mott were recognized in the Chambers High Net Worth 2017 Guide, a publication directed specifically at the private wealth market.

Brody Wilkinson’s Trusts & Estates practice received a ranking in the category of Private Wealth Law in the state of Connecticut.  Only eight firms in the state, with just two based in Fairfield County, were awarded this designation.  As the smallest of the firms selected, this recognition is a significant accomplishment.  Mr. Mott received a “Band 1” ranking as a practitioner in the category of Private Wealth Law.  He is one of seven private wealth lawyers in the state to achieve this highest ranking.

As part of the selection and evaluation process, Chambers researchers conducted client interviews.  Mr. Mott received multiple comments from various sources.  One source described him as “a phenomenally good trusts and estates lawyer.” Another stated, “As far as I’m concerned, Peter is top of the heap.  He’s an excellent lawyer.”

Brody Wilkinson’s Trusts & Estates practice is one of the most sophisticated and extensive practices of its kind in Fairfield County.  The firm’s estate planning lawyers provide highly attentive and personalized service to individuals and families in the areas of estate and tax planning, estate and trust administration, charitable giving, asset protection, business succession planning, estate and trust litigation, conservatorships and guardianships, and family foundations.  In addition, with the support of the firm’s business, real estate and dispute resolution lawyers, Brody Wilkinson is equipped to address the complex business and real estate issues, which often arise in estate planning matters.

Mr. Mott is a Martindale-Hubbell AV-rated attorney.  He is state chair for the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, the leading national organization of practitioners, and chair of its committee on Professional Responsibility.  Mr. Mott has been selected for inclusion in “The Best Lawyers in America” in the area of trusts and estates since 2005, and was honored as Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in trusts and estates for the Stamford area in 2017 and 2013.  In addition, he has been recognized as a “Connecticut Super Lawyer” in the areas of estate planning and probate; and tax since 2006.

The qualities on which Chambers rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by clients.  For more information regarding selection methodology, visit


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