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Loeb & Loeb LLP

Private Wealth Law

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Loeb & Loeb "have a deep practice throughout the country," according to estate planning experts.

A source says: "Nationally, they are known for their trust and estate practice. They are a strong, diverse and talented team." A fellow estate planner notes that "they have a strong department in multiple states." The firm has a private wealth practice in Los Angeles, New York and Chicago, and is recognised by sources for its "very formidable presence on the West Coast, particularly in LA."

Notable practitioners

Alyse Pelavin is adept at advising a range of high net worth clients on estate planning and administration, trust administration and gift tax planning, as well as charitable giving strategies. A peer says Pelavin is "phenomenal," while another says she is "as good as they get." A third commentator says she is "very practical" and "tries to find solutions."

Gabrielle Vidal is a "terrific attorney" with a "very well-earned reputation," according to fellow trust and estate litigators. "Gabrielle is very solutions-oriented and an excellent advocate," says one source, while another says: "She knows what she is talking about."

A source says Jonathan Rikoon is "very bright" and has "spent his career focusing on estate planning for private equity fund managers - he knows that area very well." Another commentator says he is "nothing short of brilliant," and adds: "He thinks five steps down the road while anyone else thinks two steps down the road. He is so deep in his thoughts, he blows everyone away."

Jordan Klein is "always a top name" in trusts and estates, according to peers. A source says: "Jordan does an excellent job addressing our needs quickly and logically," while another says: "Jordan is a very smart technical lawyer."

Leah Bishop is "top of the class - it does not get much better," according to interviewees. One source says she is "incredibly dedicated to her clients" and "very hard-working," while another describes her as "wicked smart" and "incredibly honest."

Mary Ann Mancini assists high net worth clients on the full range of trust and estate matters, and is particularly known for her expertise in life insurance planning. A source says she has "solid estate planning expertise," while a fellow attorney reports that she is "highly experienced in life insurance" matters. Another market insider says she is "fantastic" and "nationally recognised," adding that she is an "excellent resource and an excellent attorney."

Paul Frimmer has expertise in all aspects of estate planning, tax matters, wills, charitable planning and trust administration. A fellow estate planner says Frimmer is "as smart as they come," and another adds that "on the West Coast, Paul Frimmer is one of the greatest trusts and estates lawyers I have ever come across. He has remarkable judgement. He has a calming disposition and he is incredibly bright."

Rachel Harris is an experienced estate planner who assists with domestic and cross-border wealth planning issues, as well as trust and estate administration and charitable planning. A market commentator says she "has a fresh approach and good insights," while a peer comments: "She is a terrific lawyer with very substantial international work and she is incredibly bright."

Stuart Tobisman handles estate planning and trust administration, and has experience in charitable planning. Peers note that he "has a wonderful reputation." One attorneys says he is a "really great guy, very knowledgeable and solid."

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Ranked Individuals

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

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Private Wealth Disputes


Gabrielle Vidal
Band 1

Private Wealth Law: Central Region


Jordan A Klein
Band 3

Private Wealth Law: Eastern Region


Jonathan J Rikoon
Band 2
Mary Ann Mancini
Band 3

Private Wealth Law: Life Insurance Specialists


Mary Ann Mancini
Band 1

Private Wealth Law: Western Region


Alyse N Pelavin
Band 2

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