Bass, Berry & Sims estate planning attorneys James Gooch, Mike Sontag and Blaine Smith were recognized in the 2018 edition of the Chambers High Net Worth Guide in the area of Private Wealth Law. The firm also received a Band 2 ranking in the category.
According to the Chambers research:
The "fantastic" trusts and estates team at Bass, Berry & Sims in Nashville "is top-notch," according to an impressed interviewee, who adds: "They are very aware of the issues that surround estate planning. Their clients are very high net worth, and they are familiar with what those clients face." "If I have complex needs, this is where I go," says a commentator; "it is a great firm with great individuals."
Sources are quick to highlight the client service and high-quality work product provided by the firm. "They do not speak to clients in technical jargon, but explain complicated tax strategies in language non-lawyers can understand," according to a commentator. "Their technical skills are excellent," remarks one source, adding: "You can read the documents and understand them, and I really like that."
More information about the Chambers High Net Worth Guide can be found on the Chambers website.