LeBlanc & Young is honored to have been ranked as a “Band 1” Leading Firm for Private Wealth in the inaugural edition of Chambers and Partners’ High Net Worth Guide. Its High Net Worth rankings are highly selective and based on independent research and interviews with lawyers, family offices, accountants, tax advisers, bankers and investment managers, among others. According to Chambers, LeBlanc & Young is “an extremely high-quality firm. All high-level practitioners.”

Elizabeth High was also recognized by Chambers as a Leading Individual in Band 1, with a fellow lawyer reporting: “She is incredibly strong technically on the estate tax side, she is very careful, thoughtful and a very deep thinker and she cares deeply about her clients.” Another market source considers Elizabeth to be “a very skilled lawyer, with great practical approaches.”

The Best Lawyers of America, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession, named James H. Young, II (“Jay”) the Portland, Maine Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year for 2017. According to Best Lawyers, the lawyers receiving this honor have received particularly high ratings in their surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”