Bilzin Sumberg Selected as Finalist for STEP Private Client Awards

Press Release
June 26, 2024

Miami, FL – Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce that the firm has been selected as a finalist for The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners’ globally competitive Private Client Legal Team of the Year award. Widely considered one of the most prestigious awards in the private client industry, the 19th annual STEP Private Client Awards highlight excellence and innovation among private client professionals worldwide.

Bilzin Sumberg was recognized for its handling of complex matters involving multi-jurisdictional families with individuals, assets, businesses, and trusts in several different jurisdictions. Among a significant number of award entries, the firm was considered "outstanding" in its forward-thinking approach and methodical handling of sensitive estate planning matters for high net worth individuals.

STEP also gave significant consideration to how finalists further the profession and the private client industry. To that end, Bilzin Sumberg's Tax and Private Wealth Group team annually hosts attendees from across the globe at their International Tax & Wealth Planning Conference. The firm’s attorneys are frequently called upon to write articles, participate as speakers, and plan conferences hosted by the American Bar Association, The Florida Bar, and STEP.

About STEP
STEP is the global professional association for practitioners who specialize in family inheritance and succession planning. STEP works to improve public understanding of the issues families face in this area and promotes education and high professional standards among its members. Full STEP members, known as TEPs, are internationally recognized as experts in their field, with proven qualifications and experience. The STEP Private Client Awards are seen as the hallmark of quality within the private client industry. Open globally to both STEP members and non-members, these prestigious Awards recognize and celebrate excellence among private client solicitors, lawyers, accountants, barristers, bankers, trust managers, and financial advisors.

About Bilzin Sumberg
Bilzin Sumberg counsels clients whose business and legal opportunities and challenges span the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia. The firm’s growth has paralleled that of its Miami home base, a region known for its rich cultural, social, and professional diversity. Bilzin Sumberg stands at the center of virtually every major transaction shaping Florida and is at the forefront of the state’s most pressing economic issues – from infrastructure, transit, and mobility, to affordability and the diversification of the state’s economy. Bilzin Sumberg lawyers concentrate on services at the heart of both regional and international commerce, including antitrust, business litigation, real estate, land development and government relations, environmental, construction, corporate and securities, finance, joint ventures, domestic and international tax and private wealth planning, and public-private partnerships. For more information, please visit bilzin.com.

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