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Handler Thayer, LLP Named 2014 Estate Planning Law Firm of the Year

CHICAGO, Feb. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Handler Thayer, LLP has been chosen for the second consecutive year as the Large Tier winner of the 2014 Corporate International Magazine Global Award, "Estate Law - Law Firm of the Year in Illinois."  The law firm has again been short-listed for all three, 2014 law firm award categories by Private Asset Management Magazine: "Best Overall Law Firm in the U.S., Best Private Client Law Firm in the U.S. and Best Law Firm for Client Service in the U.S."   Handler Thayer, LLP was previously recognized by Private Asset Management Magazine as "2012 Best Overall Law Firm in the U.S." and "2013 Best Private Client Law Firm in the U.S."  The Handler Thayer team hopes for a third consecutive win at the annual awards dinner to be held in New York City on February 24th. 

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Handler Thayer, LLP has also been short-listed by London-based Family Wealth Report for their only law firm award for the "2014 Most Effective Private Client Legal Team in North America."  The North America awards are an addition to their worldwide awards program. The awards dinner will take place in New York on March 13th.  "We look forward to an eventful year in the legal industry and are very pleased with the continued support and recognition by our peers and clients," commented Thomas J. Handler, Partner and Chairman of the firm's Advanced Planning & Family Office Practice Group.

Firm attorneys have continued to receive individual recognition and awards as well.  David Berek has been named the Director of DePaul University's new M.S. in Wealth Management program, where he also serves as an Adjunct Professor.  Andrew Stroth's Sports and Entertainment Law practice was recently featured in the Northwestern University Law ReporterTom Handler's career was the subject of a feature article in Leading Lawyers Magazine and he was named to the City Wealth Global Leaders list of Top Wealth Planning Attorneys.  Jarrett Bostwick was again named to Best Lawyers in America in the area of Trusts & Estates.

About Handler Thayer LLP

Handler Thayer, LLP is a premier private client law firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The firm utilizes interdisciplinary teams of advanced planning attorneys concentrated in Financial & Estate Planning, Trusts & Estates, Corporate, Real Estate & Securities Law, Sports & Entertainment Law, and Federal, State & International Taxation. WWW.HANDLERTHAYER.COM.

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