Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactions firm with more than 1,200 attorneys located across all 50 states. We deliver maximum value to our clients by combining the resources, size, and scale of a full-service national firm with the responsiveness, flexibility, and local knowledge of a regional firm.
Given our wide national reach, we represent clients in estate dispute matters in all 50 states throughout the country. We represent clients in estate disputes of all sizes and complexities, from large estates valued at several tens of millions of dollars, to smaller estates just above six figures.
Our attorneys have handled hundreds of will, trust, guardianship, and elder law disputes. Our clients range from sophisticated national trust companies to individuals who find themselves embroiled in an estate dispute often through no fault of their own.
We would welcome the opportunity to discuss with you how we may be able to serve you, your family, or your institution. Please feel free to contact us.
Will Sleeth serves as the editor of the Estate Conflicts blog, and is Co-Chair of the firm’s Estate and Trust Litigation practice area team, a nationwide team composed of over a dozen attorneys focusing on disputes involving wills, trusts, guardianships, conservatorships, and elder law matters. Primarily based out of the firm’s Williamsburg and Richmond offices, Will represents clients all throughout Virginia and the nation. Will has litigated approximately 250 estate disputes – ranging from local disputes in Williamsburg, Hampton Roads, and the Richmond area, to disputes all over Virginia, to complex multi-jurisdictional disputes in an array of states throughout the nation. Will handles some of the largest and highest-profile will and trust disputes in the area, and has litigated cases that have collectively totaled over approximately $750 million in assets. Will has been recognized by Super Lawyers magazine for numerous years in the area of Estate & Trust Litigation.
Brett Herbert is a Partner in the firm’s Williamsburg office. He is a member of the firm’s Estate and Trust Litigation practice area team. He devotes his practice primarily to disputes involving wills, trusts, guardianships, conservatorships, powers of attorney, and elder law matters.
Greg Bean is a Partner in the firm’s Williamsburg office. He is a member of the firm’s Estate and Trust Litigation practice area team. Mr. Bean’s estate litigation practice includes bringing and defending challenges to wills and trusts. He also assists in interpretation of wills and trusts and bringing and defending claims against executors and trustees for breach of fiduciary duties. He devotes a significant portion his practice to disputes involving wills, trusts, guardianships, conservatorships, powers of attorney, and elder law matters.