Clark Hill PLC Attorney J. Thomas MacFarlane Recognized by Hour Detroit and dBusiness Magazines with Five Star Wealth Manager Award
– Clark Hill member Thomas MacFarlane qualified in the top 7 percent of more than 10,600 wealth managers in Michigan to receive the Five Star Wealth Manager Award by Five Star Professional. Nominees were evaluated on 10 objective criteria, including one- and five-year client retention rate, number of client households served, and non-institutional discretionary and/or nondiscretionary client assets administered. MacFarlane will be recognized in the June issues of
MacFarlane, resident in Clark Hill’s Birmingham office, is the practice group leader of Clark Hill’s Personal Legal Services group. He does extensive work with individuals on estate planning, tax planning and probate matters, and with businesses on succession planning and corporate restructuring. MacFarlane represents clients in all aspects of corporate law and has counseled individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations on a variety of tax and business planning issues. In addition to being a Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, MacFarlane has been listed in the
Best Lawyers in America and Michigan Super Lawyers
for multiple years now.
The Five Star Wealth Manager program is the largest and most widely published wealth manager award program in North America. It is a part of Five Star Professional, which conducts market research throughout the U.S. and Canada to identify service professionals who provide high quality services to their clients. The Five Star Wealth Manager program is in its seventh year and covers more than 40 major markets.
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