Celebrating 75 Years of Serving Nevada’s Legal, Business, Government, and Civic Communities

Trust & Estates Practice Ranked Band 1 for 6th Consecutive Year by Chambers

McDonald Carano proudly announces the sixth consecutive year that we have received the highest ranking of Band 1 in the category of Private Wealth Law in the Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2022. During the evaluation research process, clients explained to Chambers that “I like that the firm is highly reputable in the community. When I tell people who my attorneys are, everyone tells me what a great firm that is.” 

In addition to this prestigious ranking of our Trust & Estates Practice, Chambers also recognized the highly regarded expertise of attorneys Robert Armstrong and Scott Swain who each received Band 1 ranking in Private Wealth Law in Nevada – Bob’s sixth Band 1 ranking and Scott’s third Band 1 ranking. McDonald Carano is the only law firm ranked Band 1 in Private Wealth Law in Nevada and Bob and Scott are the only Band 1 ranked Private Wealth Law attorneys in Nevada. 

We would like to take this opportunity to share the additional news that our Trust & Estates Practice and our Trust, Estate & Fiduciary Litigation Practice are rated in the highest Tier 1 category in The Best Law Firms in America. We congratulate all practice group members for their outstanding accomplishments, client service and teamwork that have created our highly rated Trust & Estates Practice and Trust, Estate & Fiduciary Litigation Practice.

Chambers is recognized as the preeminent ranking organization of the global legal profession. Chambers researchers identify and rank attorneys and practice groups according to the criteria most valued by clients: (1) legal knowledge, experience and ability, (2) diligence, commitment and effectiveness, and (3) commercial astuteness, professional conduct and client service.

What do our clients say?

The Chambers ranking process includes interviews with clients. Please click on the links below to read more about Scott Swain and Bob Armstrong and the comments about their expertise that clients have shared with Chambers.

  • Scott Swain, Chair of the Trust & Estates Practice and Chair of the Tax Law Practice
  • Robert Armstrong, Co-Chair of the Business Entities & Transactions Practice and Co-Chair of the Real Estate & Land Use Practice

About McDonald Carano

In 2024, McDonald Carano celebrates 75 years of serving Nevada’s legal, business, government, and civic communities. More than 60 lawyers and government relations professionals serve Nevada, national, and international clients from our offices in Reno, Las Vegas, and Carson City. McDonald Carano provides legal services and government affairs and advocacy advice to startups, corporations, private companies, trade associations, nonprofits, public entities, high-net-worth individuals, and family offices throughout Nevada. We are proud to be your Nevada law firm since 1949.

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