NEW YORK and LONDON, July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- McGuireWoods partner Matthew Sperry is among the world's elite private client and trust practitioners selected for Legal Week's prestigious Private Client Global Elite list.
Sperry, chair of McGuireWoods' global private client practice, handles U.S. tax, corporate and securities matters for global ultra-high-net-worth clients and the financial services firms that serve them. He regularly designs family offices and advises on legal, tax and business challenges associated with cross-border transactions and direct investing strategies. Sperry frequently speaks and writes about global family governance, cross-border estate planning and other key private client issues.
"I am deeply honored to be recognized for serving families worldwide in their most sensitive and complex business and legal matters," said Sperry, who will be feted at Legal Week's Oct. 4 Private Client Global Elite Gala.
McGuireWoods' global private client practice serves the tax, estate planning, structuring, business, real estate and other legal needs of global families, family offices and trust companies. The practice works closely with the firm's renowned corporate group and its private wealth services team, which consistently earns a Band 1 ranking — the highest nationwide — in Chambers and Partners' High Net Worth Guide.
McGuireWoods LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 1,100 lawyers in 23 offices worldwide. It ranks among the top three law firms in Financial Times' prestigious North America Innovative Lawyers report. The firm has been recognized 12 times on BTI Consulting's "Client Service A-Team" — elite firms singled out for client service excellence based on unprompted feedback from clients in major companies. Its full-service public affairs arm, McGuireWoods Consulting LLC, offers infrastructure and economic development, strategic communications and grassroots advocacy, and government relations solutions. For more information, visit www.mcguirewoods.com.