Drummond Woodsum Attorney David Backer Ranked in the 2021 Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide

Drummond Woodsum is pleased to announce that David Backer, Practice Group Leader for its Trust and Estate Planning practice, has been recognized by the 2021 Chambers High Net Worth Guide (“Chambers HNW Guide”) for Private Wealth Law.  David has been consistently ranked in Band 1 since 2017.  David is one of a select group of attorneys ranked for their expertise in private wealth law in the State of Maine.  Work in this area includes but is not limited to charitable planning; wealth transfer; business succession planning; estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax planning; life and health insurance planning; the creation and administration of trusts and estates; asset transfer; the taking-public of closely-held businesses; and structuring outward and inward investment.

Recent client commentary about David in the Chambers High Net Worth Guide states, “I would absolutely recommend David Backer, he is at the top of my list for referrals in a conflict situation,” comments an interviewee, adding: “He is always someone I would call for a second opinion on a really technical issue. He has a great eye for detail, he is very easy to work with and has a great manner with clients.” Another interviewee highlights Backer’s attention to detail, noting: “He is a master of detail. He loves the intellect involved in seeing how the law fits together and the technical aspects of putting an estate plan together.” One interviewee remarks: “If you ever have a question about the Maine Uniform Probate Code, he is the person to go to.”

The publication, from Chambers & Partners, is specifically aimed at the international private wealth market. Chambers researchers conduct in-depth research and rank the leading firms, attorneys and advisors in the areas of private wealth management.