WILMINGTON, DE (August 18, 2022) – McCollom D’Emilio Smith Uebler LLC Members Matthew P. D’Emilio and Thomas A. Uebler, and Councel Kathleen P. Murphy, have been recognized as 2023 Best Lawyers in America®. Matt is the 2023 Lawyer of the Year for Trusts & Estates in Wilmington, DE. Elected by peers, Matt joins the top 6% of practicing lawyers to receive this honor. Tom received a Best Lawyers® award for his work in Trusts & Estates Litigation for the fifth consecutive year. Kathleen has been named Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ for Commercial Litigation, Corporate Governance and Compliance Law and Litigation – Securities. 

Matt practices in the areas of estate planning and wealth transfer, estate and trust litigation, estate and trust administration, business transactions, and tax law. He routinely counsels both individual and corporate trustees in all matters related to estates and trusts, including providing representation in the Delaware Court of Chancery and the Pennsylvania Orphans’ Court. Tom practices corporate and fiduciary litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery and other Delaware courts and ADR proceedings. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants as lead counsel and local Delaware counsel. In addition to his litigation practice, Tom counsels clients on statutory and fiduciary duties under Delaware law. Kathleen’s practice centers on corporate and fiduciary litigation in Delaware and Pennsylvania. Kathleen counsels both individual and corporate trustees in all corporate, business and trust litigation matters.

McCollom D’Emilio Smith Uebler LLC is a nationally recognized Delaware-based law firm focusing on trusts, estates, and tax; business transactions; and litigation. MDSU represents corporate and individual clients in a range of transactional and litigation matters. 

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