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Loeb & Loeb Opens San Francisco Office


Firm's Nationally Recognized Private Client Team Expands
California Presence

Loeb & Loeb LLP announced that it has expanded its presence on the West
Coast with a new office in San Francisco. The office opening coincides
with the arrival of six trusts and estates lawyers who join today from
Cooley LLP, including partners Audrey
, Myron
and Nicole
, together with three associates.

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PHOTO: Law firm Loeb & Loeb's new San Francisco attorneys (left to right): TOP - partners Audrey Sco ...

PHOTO: Law firm Loeb & Loeb's new San Francisco attorneys (left to right): TOP - partners Audrey Scott, Myron Sugarman and Nicole Webb; BOTTOM - associates Alison Sundberg, Jessica Mills and Elizabeth Mak (Photo: Business Wire)

The new San Francisco office – the firm's sixth location in the United
States and eighth globally – is located in the Embarcadero Center within
the city's Financial District.

"Loeb has been fortunate to develop a growing client base in and around
San Francisco," said Loeb
& Loeb Chairman Kenneth Florin
. "Given the tremendous synergies
between our service focus and those sectors that are most central to the
Bay Area's thriving economy – including technology, media, entertainment
and financial services, as well as the region's extraordinary
concentration of private wealth – this new office was a natural
evolution for our firm. We anticipate that this new location will
continue to expand and diversify to satisfy a full range of client
needs, including corporate and capital markets, intellectual property,
real estate and litigation, among others."

"I've known and admired Myron for many years; he, Audrey, Nicole and
their team are highly regarded practitioners who will add significant
depth to our national platform of private client services, including our
vibrant family office practice," commented Leah
, partner and co-chair of Loeb
& Loeb's Trusts and Estates Department as well as the firm's Family
Office Group.
"They represent many well-known Bay Area and Silicon
Valley families and individuals, and will anchor our practice in a
critical region."

The new additions expand Loeb & Loeb's nationally recognized Trusts and
Estates Department to more than 60 attorneys firm wide – handling
matters ranging from sophisticated business planning to high-stakes
trust, estate and conservatorship litigation – further strengthening
what is already one of the legal industry's largest and most
distinguished private client services practices.

"We're excited to join a firm such as Loeb that shares our commitment to
serving the diverse needs of private clients, and offers an unparalleled
bench of dedicated trusts and estates practitioners and resources in
markets across the country," commented Scott.

"Loeb is also known as a leader in media and technology, a strength that
complements our work with many technology entrepreneurs, venture capital
investors and Silicon Valley executives," added Sugarman. "This move
presents great opportunities for our clients and wonderful synergies for
our practice."

Audrey Scott, Partner - Audrey Scott
previously served as head of Cooley's estate planning and personal
representation group. She counsels families and individuals, including
entrepreneurs, executives and fund managers, in a wide range of wealth
management and planning issues, including wealth transfer, estate and
gift taxation, charitable giving, business succession planning and trust
administration. Her practice includes advising family offices on
multi-generational estate planning and governance issues, and creating
and advising tax-exempt organizations.

Myron Sugarman, Partner - Myron
Sugarman has extensive experience in all areas of federal and local
taxation, with emphasis on estate planning, deferred compensation,
taxation of nonprofit and charitable institutions, and family and
personal tax planning. He is a member of numerous professional
organizations, including the American College of Tax Counsel, the
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and the San Francisco
Estate Planning Council. He has also been distinguished as an emeritus
trustee of the UC Berkeley Foundation and he serves as a member of the
Order of the Golden Bear.

Nicole Webb, Partner - Nicole Webb's
practice focuses on estate and gift taxation, the tax and non-tax
aspects of estate planning, structuring wealth transfers to charitable
and non-charitable recipients, and planning for incapacity. Her practice
also encompasses the formation of family limited partnerships, limited
liability companies and tax exempt organizations.

Also joining Loeb & Loeb are associates Alison Sundberg, Jessica
and Elizabeth Mak, who focus on estate planning
and wealth management for high net worth individuals and families.

Loeb & Loeb's Trusts and Estates Department represents a broad base of
individuals in connection with sophisticated estate, tax and business
succession planning services, and trust and estate administration. The
practice also counsels businesses, fiduciaries and tax-exempt
organizations in a wide variety of matters, ranging from estate plans
and the settlement of complex estate tax issues, to the litigation and
resolution of multimillion-dollar disputes over the distribution of
family wealth.

About Loeb & Loeb LLP

Loeb & Loeb is a premier law firm focused on helping organizations and
individuals innovate, grow and evolve in a changing world. Our
market-leading practice and industry teams deliver practical insight and
strategic solutions in complex deals, high profile disputes,
cutting-edge regulatory issues and other matters critical to our
clients' success. The firm has nearly 400 lawyers across eight offices
in the United States and Asia.

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