Vandenack Weaver LLC (, a national law firm offering high-wealth individuals and closely-held businesses a full range of legal services, is pleased to announce that Mary E. Vandenack, Founder and CEO, is recognized by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC) as an inductee into the Estate Planning Hall of Fame® and as a recipient of the Accredited Estate Planner® (Distinguished) designation for 2023. This award was presented on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, by NAEPC leadership during a special award ceremony.

Vandenack is one of only seven estate planning professionals to receive this prestigious award in 2023, which is given annually in recognition of lifetime achievement and outstanding contributions to the practice and profession of estate planning within the professional disciplines of academia, accounting, insurance and financial planning, law, philanthropy and trust services.

“I am truly honored to be inducted into the NAEPC Hall of Fame,” said Vandenack. “Being able to help my clients with estate planning and wealth preservation is my passion and to be able to share my experience with colleagues across the country is a bonus. I am grateful to those who nominated me.”

Founded in 2005, Vandenack Weaver is a team of experienced attorneys with extensive backgrounds in asset protection, business services, estate planning and tax. For more information, visit