LAWFUEL – The Legal Newswire – Dallas, Nov. 19, 2007 — Worth magazine’s list of top 100 attorneys in the U.S. once again includes John Bergner, shareholder and chairman of the Wealth Preservation practice at Winstead PC. Bergner is one of just three Texas lawyers named to the magazine’s top 100.
Recognized as a leader in wealth preservation, estate and tax planning, Bergner is a frequent speaker before numerous professional and lay groups on cutting-edge estate planning and estate administration topics. He serves as the chairman of the Estate and Gift Taxes Committee of the American Bar Association’s Tax Section and he is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Bergner is board certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He received his Masters of Law in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center, his J.D. from the Washburn University School of Law and his B.B.A. from the Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas.
To create the list, Worth focused on attorneys specializing in trust and estates, philanthropy, elder care, matrimonial and other private practice areas. In addition to seeking individuals with exceptional legal expertise, Worth editors looked for lawyers with great tact, discretion and stellar interpersonal skills. This recognition is just the latest in a series of honors for Bergner, who previously has been named to Best Lawyers in America. He also has been named to top lawyer lists by the publishers of Texas Monthly and D Magazine.
Winstead is among the largest business law firms in Texas. Winstead attorneys and consultants serve as the trusted advisors to mid-market and large businesses, providing a core range of legal services that are critical to their operation and success. From its well-known reputation in real estate and financial services to its corporate and high-stakes litigation practice, Winstead has the power to perform for your business. Winstead has offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, and The Woodlands, Texas; and Washington, D.C. For detailed information about Winstead, visit www.winstead.com.
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