Partners Ranked in Chambers High Net Worth

Press Release
October 04, 2017

Miami, FL – Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce Richard M. Goldstein, Chair of the Firm's Tax & Estate Planning Group, and Hal J. Webb, Head of the Firm's International Private Client Services, were listed in the 2017 edition of Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) for the second consecutive year since the publication's inaugural edition.

Published by Chambers & Partners, Chambers HNW covers global private wealth management work, and features in-depth editorial about leading lawyers and law firms providing wealth preservation and estate planning.

Richard is ranked in Private Wealth Law - Florida. Sources lauded his practice, stating: "He brings a very objective and analytical perspective to matters, which helps when dealing with complex situations." Another source stated: "I have never worked with anybody who's smarter, brighter and as service-oriented."

Richard represents wealthy individuals, private wealth management companies, and closely held businesses. He handles complex estate planning, probate and tax planning and structuring, representing foreign persons with respect to their inbound investing including U.S. income and estate tax planning. Richard's practice also involves the structuring of corporate entities, partnership negotiations, and employment agreements. He represents numerous non-residents making investments in the U.S. and seeking to relocate to Florida.

Hal is ranked in the Private Wealth Law nationally and in Florida. Sources quoted in Chambers HNW state: "He knows the HNW market inside out." Last years' guide recognized Hal as being "highly brilliant, very thorough, solution-oriented, and has an incredible knowledge base."

Hal focuses his practice on advising high net worth private clients, trust companies, and family offices in all aspects of cross-border tax and estate planning. Most of Hal's clients are from Latin America, Europe, and the Caribbean, and he also represents many clients who live in other parts of the world. Hal regularly provides advice regarding foreign trusts with U.S. beneficiaries, foreign investment into the U.S., U.S. citizens living abroad, and pre-immigration tax and estate planning.

Bilzin Sumberg's Tax & Estate Planning Group, one of the largest groups of international tax attorneys in Florida, was also ranked by Chambers HNW. A source commends the Group for possessing a "very strong and extremely knowledgeable team of lawyers."

About Bilzin Sumberg

Bilzin Sumberg is a commercial law firm based in Florida. The Firm’s core practices include Business Finance & Restructuring, Corporate, Environmental, International, Land Development & Government Relations, Litigation, Real Estate, and Tax. For more information, please visit

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