BOSTON, April 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marcia Wagner, the Managing Director of The Wagner Law Group, announces that Guy B. Maxfield, renowned estate planning attorney and Emeritus Professor of Law at New York University School of Law, has joined the firm as Senior Counsel in the Estate Planning and Administration Department. "Guy's wealth of experience complements our strong Estate Planning Department," says Ms. Wagner, "He will be a great addition to the firm."
Professor Maxfield will focus on estate planning for high net worth individuals helping them achieve family financial goals and plan for succession, as well as counseling business executives, professionals, retirees and multi-nationals in family and personal planning, asset preservation and protection, and tax planning. He recounts why he joined The Wagner Law Group. "I was very impressed with quality of senior partners," he says. "Marcia Wagner has a national reputation and other senior attorneys are highly regarded. The Wagner Law Group has top flight lawyers."
Professor Maxfield has written 11 books on estates, trusts and gift taxes. He is a frequent contributor to prestigious journals and a speaker at international conferences. He joins attorneys Eugene Pollingue, Jr. and Ari Sonneberg in the Estate Planning and Administration Department in the Florida office. "Guy brings valuable experience and an incredible amount of knowledge to The Wagner Law Group," comments Mr. Pollingue. "He is a giant in this field."
Founded in 1996, The Wagner Law Group has three offices – Boston, San Francisco and Palm Beach Gardens, Florida serving clients in over 45 states and several foreign countries. The Firm focuses on ERISA, employee benefits and executive compensation; estate planning and administration; employment, labor and human resources law; and general corporate law, including litigation, real estate and succession planning.
The Wagner Law Group's 23 attorneys, a senior benefits consultant and 3 paralegals combine many years of experience in the specialty fields of practice with a variety of backgrounds. Six of the Wagner Law Group attorneys are AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell as having very high to preeminent legal abilities and ethical standards. Three attorneys have been named to the prestigious 2012 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and the New England Super Lawyers lists. The coveted Super Lawyers lists highlight outstanding lawyers based on a multi-phased selection process, which includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
CONTACT: Marcia Wagner Marcia@wagnerlawgroup.com 617.357.5200
Source:The Wagner Law Group