Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that trusts and estates attorney and partner Leah Bishop has been selected by Worth editors as one of The 100 Top Attorneys in the magazine's December 2006 issue.
Worth magazine editors solicit readers for recommendations of outstanding lawyers they have used for their personal needs, from trusts and estates work to philanthropy advice, to tax concerns. Each nominated attorney then completes a detailed questionnaire that discerns both straightforward, factual information and more nuanced qualities. Lastly, Worth's editorial staff performs background checks and then chooses those who truly stand apart.
Ms. Bishop focuses her practice on estate and gift tax planning for high net worth individuals and closely held businesses, and in the administration of estates and trusts. Ms. Bishop also has extensive experience in the areas of charitable giving and tax exempt organizations.Her estate planning experience includes all aspects of legal matters pertaining to high net worth individuals, including probate court procedures, living trusts, gift and insurance trusts, and sophisticated transfer tax techniques. Her charitable giving and exempt organizations representation involves all aspects of tax and corporate nonprofit law. Ms. Bishop represents many leading southern California private foundations, museums and other public charities.