Honors & Awards

It humbles us as a firm to have earned a national and international reputation as premier providers of business and estate planning, tax, and wealth management services to high net worth individuals and closely held businesses, and to have been recognized for our efforts.

Since 2010, U.S. News and World Report has ranked GSRJ as a Tier One firm in Trusts & Estate Law within the Austin metro area. We are also AV-rated 4.9 out of 5.0 by Martindale-Hubbell, based on the firm’s rated lawyers. For more information on Martindale-Hubbell ratings, visit their website.

The following Partners are Fellows of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC):

Bloomberg BNA commissioned GSRJ to write the Tax Management Portfolio 870, 1st, Private Placement Life Insurance and Annuities, co-authored by Leslie C. Giordani and Robert W. Chesner Jr.

The following attorneys are Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in the following areas:

Estate Planning & Probate

The following Partners are listed in The Best Lawyers in America© (selected by Woodward/White, Inc.):

Trusts & Estates:

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships):

Partner Derry W. Swanger was named Best Lawyers’ 2010 Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year for Austin (selected by Woodward White, Inc.)

The following GSRJ professionals have been named to the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP):

The following Partners have been named as the Texas Super Lawyers (selected by Thomson Reuters):

The following Partners have been named as the Texas Rising Stars (selected by Thomson Reuters):