Durham Jones & Pinegar announced today that Gregory N. Barrick, shareholder in the D|J|P Salt Lake City office, ranked in Band 1, the best out of 6 Bands, in the Chambers High Net Worth guide. The guide is used by family offices and professional advisers to wealthy individuals, providing objective guidance on an international scale to assist them in selection of the very best legal advisors.
Mr. Barrick represents clients with respect to family wealth, estate and asset preservation planning, probate and estate administration matters, charitable giving and sophisticated business and estate tax planning matters.
Mr. Barrick has been with D|J|P for 20 years and has been practicing estate planning law for 36 years. He serves as the chair of the firm’s Estate Planning Section. Client confidentiality is important in his practice area, but it is a matter of public record that he has worked on such notable estates as the Estate of Howards Hughes, the Estate of Walt Disney, the Estate of Conrad Hilton and many others.
The Chambers HNW guide quoted local sources and clients who stated, “He is very experienced, he is very knowledgeable…He is in the elite of Utah lawyers.” Another source said, “He is good at understanding what the client is trying to accomplish and he creates a rapport with them.”
Chambers & Partners has been ranking the best lawyers since 1990. Their 170 full-time editors and researches conduct in-depth telephone interviews with lawyers and clients year round, assessing the world’s lawyers on technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, etc., to produce expert guides for USA, UK, Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Canada and Global market. The Chambers High Net Worth guide is aimed at the international private wealth market.