Jaime R. Mendez Named ‘Lawyer of the Year’ for Trusts and Estates Law

Best Lawyers® has named Lewis Rice member Jaime R. Mendez among its "Lawyers of the Year" for 2024. Best Lawyers compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Only one attorney in each practice area and designated metropolitan area may receive the honor of "Lawyer of the Year." Jaime was named for Trust and Estates Law.

Jaime R. Mendez advises individuals who require sophisticated estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax planning. He handles sales to irrevocable grantor trusts, family limited partnerships, grantor retained annuity trusts, qualified personal residence trusts, and similar wealth transfer techniques. Jaime also advises individual and corporate fiduciaries in connection with estate and trust administration. He devotes a significant portion of his practice to representing individuals with estate and gift tax audits. Best Lawyers has included Jaime in its annual list since 2008.