International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that Seattle Partner Joseph Gaffney has been ranked Band 1 by Chambers and Partners for Private Wealth Law-Washington.

Mr. Gaffney’s practice emphasizes private client services, including tax, estate planning, trust, probate, business succession and wealth management. A member of Dorsey's Tax and Estate Planning group, he is general counsel to numerous families, closely held business owners, trust and nonprofit organizations. Mr. Gaffney has significant experience with IRS disputes, integrated financial and tax planning, shareholder agreements, executive compensation, administration of complex trusts and estates and charitable matters. He is also an officer and director of the Dorsey & Whitney Trust Company.

The Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) directory is specifically aimed at the international private wealth market. The HNW directory is an objective, independent, research-based guide, and recognizes the world’s leading high net worth advisers.