Snell & Wilmer Ranked as a Top Arizona Firm in Private Wealth Law by 2023 Chambers High Net Worth Guide


PHOENIX (July 20, 2023) – Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce the 2023 Chambers High Net Worth Guide has awarded the firm with “Top Ranked Band 1” practice recognition in Private Wealth Law in Arizona. Chambers & Partners is an independent rating organization. In addition, estate planning attorneys Robin L. Miskell, Prescott B. Pohl, and John C. Vryhof were listed as “Ranked Lawyers” for 2023.

John C. Vryhof was recognized as a “Band 1” individual attorney. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel and a past State Chair. He is also a Certified Specialist in Tax Law by the Arizona State Bar. Vryhof concentrates his practice in estate planning, trust and estate litigation, charitable planning, foundation and non-profit organizations, business succession planning, and international estate planning. According to the Chambers HNS 2023 Guide, Vryhof is an esteemed figure in the Arizona market, focusing on international estate planning and trusts. "John is an excellent lawyer who cares immensely for his clients," says an appreciative client. Another interviewee adds: "I would feel comfortable referring clients to him. He has strong knowledge in the tax arena."

Robin L. Miskell focuses her practice on estate planning, probate and trust administration, taxation and exempt organizations. She is experienced in drafting complex trust agreements, gift and estate tax returns, creating charitable organizations and handling complex trust and estate administration cases. Robin is a Certified Estate and Trust Law Specialist through the State Bar of Arizona, and a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. She designs customized estate plans for married and unmarried couples, individuals and high-net-worth clients that include tax saving strategies, probate avoidance, education planning for children, charitable giving, inter-generational wealth transfers, real estate, life insurance and retirement strategies, and end-of-life planning.

Prescott Pohl is a Fellow of the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel and past Chair of the Probate and Trust Law Section’s Executive Council of the Arizona State Bar. He is co-leader of our Private Client Services practice group. His practice is concentrated in estate planning and related controversies. Prescott's practice includes counsel regarding taxes, trusts and estates, philanthropy, charitable organizations, family offices, closely held businesses, dealings with the IRS, and a variety of related sensitive issues concerning wealth and families. According to Chambers HNW 2023 Guide, "Prescott's knowledge of estate matters, including the most complex issues, is outstanding. Not only is he very knowledgeable, but he is very responsive in dealing with matter," enthuses an interviewee.

About Snell & Wilmer
Founded in 1938, Snell & Wilmer is a full-service business law firm with more than 500 attorneys practicing in 16 locations throughout the United States and in Mexico, including Portland, Oregon; Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona; Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego, California; Denver, Colorado; Washington, D.C.; Boise, Idaho; Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Dallas, Texas; Salt Lake City, Utah; Seattle, Washington; and Los Cabos, Mexico. The firm represents clients ranging from large, publicly traded corporations to small businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs. For more information, visit