Discerning, sophisticated legal counsel creates peace of mind for individuals and families intent on protecting and sharing their wealth. Our private client practice provides a comprehensive set of services to high net worth individuals and families and their family owned and closely-held businesses, trusts, estate planning and philanthropic interests.

By asserting a diverse and comprehensive approach which considers all aspects of our client’s personal and business needs, we are often fulfilling the role of a family’s general counsel. As a trusted advisor, our broad range of service is tied together to solve short-term needs and long-term goals.  Excellent legal advice is paramount to succession planning of any type, whether it is asset preservation, business continuity, charitable giving, or transfer of wealth to future generations.

As a full-service firm, our capabilities extend to the most complex concerns of our clients to ensure privacy and discreet solutions. Our experienced attorneys represent clients in significant matters of:

  • estate planning
  • business succession planning
  • family-owned and closely-held business services
  • charitable planned giving & philanthropy
  • taxation
  • wills and trusts

Legal challenges are best met with knowledge, experience and proven outcomes. Our private client practice is built with one purpose: to serve the needs of your family with our best.

Chambers High Net Worth, a publication dedicated to providing an independent ranking of the world’s high net worth advisers, ranked Miller Johnson’s estate planning group with the highest ranking (Band 1 of 5) for the 5th consecutive year (2016-2020) with these client testimonials:

  • “The complexity they can offer is very impressive.”
  •  “The level of communication, attention to detail, expertise and client advocacy is exceptional. The long-standing respect and understanding of the client’s needs is evident in each and every communication.”

 Robert Brower is “… is a recognized leader – he is tough but fair” and …”a very fine lawyer. He does a wonderful job of balancing and integrating the corporate planning side with the individual estate planning.”

 Laurie Murphy is “She is terrific; she is very collaborative and is extremely knowledgeable. She is just tremendous” and adds “She is a fantastic attorney – she is very good at detail and technical aspects.”

 Raj Malviya is “is extremely thorough and extremely knowledgeable.” and  “He has a very extensive knowledge of the tax laws and always comes up with very creative ideas. He is an excellent attorney.”

Chris Edgar is “a technician – a details guy.”