Schiller DuCanto & Fleck is pleased to announce our firm's continued recognition by Chambers and Partners USA in Band 1, the highest tier, for the sixth consecutive year in the practice area of Family/Matrimonial: High Net Worth in Illinois. In addition to this honor, we congratulate Partners Meighan Harmon, Andrea Muchin, Karen Pinkert-Lieb, and Jason Sposeep for their individual rankings by Chambers and Partners USA.
Chambers and Partners, often regarded as the "gold standard" in the legal industry, is a renowned international research company operating in over 200 jurisdictions, providing comprehensive rankings and insights into the world's leading lawyers and law firms. With their rigorous evaluation process, only 5% of all firms worldwide handling high net worth cases earn rankings by Chambers and Partners, and we are proud to be one of the select few. In fact, Schiller DuCanto & Fleck is one of just two firms to receive this prestigious distinction in the state of Illinois.
Hear what some of our nominees had to say about Meighan, Andrea, Karen, and Jason:
"She practices at the highest level. She handles really complex divorces and is excellent at dealing with people. She excels when confronted with the testing, high-value work."
"She is tough but at the same time, she is practical. Andrea is looking for ways to get the client out of the marriage as quickly as possible. She wants to help end it quickly and with the best result for the client."
"She is top-notch, she is ethical in her approach, smart and gets deals done. She is as good as they come. Karen would be the type of lawyer that I would be proud to say is a partner of mine."
"He is a very good mediator and I like him, he is accomplished. He is very well known in mediations and is collaborative in often testing divorces."
Earlier this year, Meighan, Andrea, Karen, and Jason collaborated on a comprehensive article for the 2023 Trends and Developments Family Law Guide by Chambers and Partners. Drawing from their extensive breadth of experience in family law, the article delves into various crucial topics. The partners explored the nuances of premarital agreements, shedding light on their increasing significance in modern family law practice. Additionally, they provided valuable insights into parenting time and decision making for minor children, highlighting the evolving legal landscape in this aspect. The article further delved into essential financial trends and considerations within family law, offering readers a deep understanding of the complexities that arise in high-net-worth cases in Illinois. As part of their commitment to facilitating efficient and amicable resolutions, they also discussed alternative dispute resolution methods, emphasizing its effectiveness in family law matters. This collaborative effort embodies the firm's dedication to providing authoritative and cutting-edge guidance in the field of family law.
Headquartered in London, Chambers and Partners boasts a team of over 200 research analysts committed to the impartial identification of the world's best law firms and lawyers across various practice areas. With a legacy of over 30 years, Chambers and Partners has been a trusted resource for clients and firms alike, providing annually published guides tailored to specific regions and practice domains. The rankings are meticulously determined through a rigorous research process.
Our firm is deeply honored to have received this esteemed international recognition. Our commitment to excellence and dedication to our clients continue to guide our practice and shape our reputation in the legal community. To learn more, visit here.