Hope Leibsohn Joins Sherman & Howard
Scottsdale, January 24, 2011 - Sherman & Howard announces that Hope Leibsohn, formerly a partner with Lewis and Roca, has joined the Wealth Transfer and Tax Planning practice of Sherman & Howard as a member in the Scottsdale office. Ms. Leibsohn has counseled clients on estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax planning matters for approximately 22 years, focusing on the transfer of wealth through a variety of sophisticated strategies. Her mission in designing estate planning documents is based not only on tax planning strategies, but also on incorporating each client's unique family dynamics and core life values. A significant aspect of Ms. Leibsohn's estate planning practice involves various charitable planned giving techniques. Her dedication to charitable endeavors through her service on various charitable boards and government committee reflects her personal motto of "How best may I serve."
Hope Leibsohn has been included in The Best Lawyers in America in the category of Trusts and Estates for more than 10 years and in Southwest Super Lawyers since 2007. She was also included in the Top Lawyers edition of AZ Business (April 2010) in the category of Trusts and Estates. Ms. Leibsohn was selected by Worth Magazine as one of the "Top 100 Attorneys" nationwide serving high net worth individuals.
Ms. Leibsohn is a Certified Estate and Trust Law Specialist, having received this distinction through the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization. She earned her law degree in 1986 from the University of California Los Angeles School of Law, where she graduated at the top of her class and was elected to Order of the Coif. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona in 1983.
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. is one of the nation's leading super-regional firms, assisting its clients in most aspects of law affecting businesses and public institutions. The firm's attorneys have more than 30 years of experience serving clients in Arizona. The firm has 27 lawyers practicing in its Phoenix and Scottsdale offices. Nationally, Sherman & Howard's approximately 190 attorneys practice law from offices in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; as well as Denver, Colorado Springs, Steamboat Springs, Aspen, and Vail, Colorado; Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada; and St. Louis, Missouri.