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Joanna Reiver Marks 30 Consecutive Years in “Best Lawyers in America”

ReiverFor the 30th consecutive year, Wilmington attorney Joanna Reiver of Gawthrop Greenwood, PC has been selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the practice area of Trusts and Estates. She has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America continuously since 1987.

Since 2013, Reiver has headed Gawthrop Greenwood’s Delaware office, concentrating her practice on estate and trust planning and administration, taxation, elder law, and special needs planning.

An Accredited Estate Planner (certified by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils), Reiver is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and served as Delaware State Chair from 2007–2012. She has served as Chair of the Delaware State Bar Association Section on Estates and Trusts, President of the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils, and President of the Estate Planning Council of Delaware, Inc. Joanna has been on the Board of Directors for Delaware CarePlan, Inc. since 1997, serving as Vice President from 1999 to 2004.


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Gawthrop Greenwood, PC has offices in West Chester, PA and Wilmington, DE serving clients throughout the greater mid-Atlantic region and nation. For more than a century, the firm has stood behind its core principle of providing high-quality legal services with personal attention. Gawthrop Greenwood’s diverse portfolio of clients comprises entrepreneurs, businesses, and governmental entities that entrust the firm with their representation in a wide range of matters including mergers and acquisitions, commercial litigation, estate and tax planning, land use and development, and domestic relations. A complete listing of the firm’s practice areas and attorneys, as well as a variety of legal resources, can be found at

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