Brody Wilkinson PC is pleased to announce that the firm’s Trusts & Estates practice and principals Douglas R. Brown, David R. Hermenze and Peter T. Mott were recognized in the Chambers High Net Worth 2022 Guide, a publication directed specifically at the private wealth market. 

Brody Wilkinson’s Trusts & Estates practice received a sixth consecutive ranking in the category of Private Wealth Law in Connecticut.  Only eight firms in the state, with just two based in Fairfield County, were awarded this esteemed designation.  Additionally, Mr. Mott and Mr. Hermenze received individual rankings in the category of Private Wealth Law, and Mr. Brown received a ranking in the category of Private Wealth Law Disputes.  Mr. Brown is one of only four private wealth dispute lawyers in Connecticut to achieve this ranking.

According to sources interviewed by Chambers and Partners:

“Peter T. Mott is a highly respected lawyer in Connecticut.”  Another fellow lawyer indicated, “He is a great lawyer and a good mentor to up-and-coming lawyers.  He has tons of experience when it comes to trust and estates.”  Another source stated, “Peter advises high net worth clients on estate, succession and charitable gift planning.”  Other sources expressed that Peter is “unbelievable” and “incredibly knowledgeable” in addition to being “easy to get along with, easy to talk to and great with clients.”

“David R. Hermenze has a very good reputation in the trust and estate field,” a fellow lawyer praised.

“Douglas R. Brown is a skilled litigator with a well-known probate, trust and fiduciary litigation practice,” a source stated. Another fellow lawyer expressed, “I like Doug Brown so much.  He is very capable.  He would be my go-to litigator if my firm was conflicted on a matter.”

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.  

Chambers delivers insight and analysis on the global legal profession that is unrivaled in its reach and depth.  Often referred to as “the gold-standard,” their independent research collects information about organizations, individuals and the marketplace.  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 Chambers High Net Worth Guide.

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