Patterson Belknap Recognized by Chambers High Net Worth 2023

July, 2023 - New York, New York

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized by Chambers High Net Worth 2023 in the following practice areas:

  • Art and Cultural Property Law – USA
  • Private Wealth Law – New York

Chambers rankings are based on extensive research and interviews with peers and clients around the country. The qualities assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.

In addition, the firm received individual recognitions in both practice areas.

Comments regarding the firm from the Chambers 2023 guide include:

Art and Cultural Property Law – USA

“Patterson Belknap provides advice on all aspects of art law, including contentious and non-contentious matters.”

Sources Say:

“One of the few firms that has the requisite experience and expertise to handle complex art transactions. They are able to deftly navigate all aspects of complex transactions.”

Another source adds: “They are really respected in the space and they are a full-service law firm, which is really useful for clients in the area.”

Key Individuals:

“Anne-Laure Alléhaut frequently advises galleries, art dealers and museums on art-related transactional matters. ‘Anne-Laure is very knowledgeable on the art world, very detail-oriented, smart, and understands the work.’ Another client adds: ‘Her professionalism, responsiveness and incredible attitude make her a joy to work with… she has an incredible knowledge base and ability to issue-spot in even in the most complex and complicated matters.’”

“Jo Backer Laird is an experienced attorney who has in-depth experience advising individuals on transactional matters and art disputes. She is widely admired by commentators, who state: ‘she is professional, bright and easy to deal with,’ and ‘she has a huge practice and a huge amount of experience in the space. Jo has done it all.’”

“John Sare is well-known for his in-depth expertise in tax-exempt organizations. Clients state that he is ‘a great tax attorney’ and ‘very good on charity work.’”

Private Wealth Law – New York

“Patterson Belknap is highly regarded for its private wealth offering to high net worth individuals and families.”

Sources Say:

“Patterson Belknap offers professional, knowledgeable, practical and timely advice and work product.”

Another source adds: “Patterson Belknap is a really good firm. They have a great bench.”

Key Individuals:

“Michael Arlein is chair of the firm’s trusts and estates group. He represents high-net worth individuals, entrepreneurs and private equity principals on estate and tax planning. Clients commend him, stating: ‘Michael is quite commercial and deals with sophisticated issues. He also knows how to make a judgment which, is the mark of a really great lawyer.’”