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Leah Bishop

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Loeb & Loeb LLP

Work Department

Nonprofits and Tax-Exempt Organizations; Tax

Position

Co-Chair, Trusts and Estates

Career

Leah 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 and co-chairs the firm's national practice in this area.

Ms. Bishop’s estate planning experience includes substantially 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 private foundations and public charities.

Ms. Bishop has lectured on charitable giving and wealth management for the Western Conference on Tax Exempt Organizations, the CPA Foundation, YPO, The Blue Ribbon Finance Forum, Harvard-Westlake, Occidental College, UCLA, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), ArtTable, the Beverly Hills Bar Association Committee for the Arts, the Skirball Cultural Center, Hebrew Union College, the California Community Foundation, and the Jewish Community Foundation, among others.

Education

Columbia University School of Law, J.D., 1979
Columbia Law Review
Brandeis University, B.A., 1975, summa cum laude
Phi Beta Kappa


United States: Finance

Not-for-profit (nonprofit and tax exempt organizations)

Within: Not-for-profit (nonprofit and tax exempt organizations)

Loeb & Loeb LLP’s nonprofits and tax-exempt organizations (TEOs) practice handles a broad spectrum of not-for-profit matters, including program-related investments (PRIs), corporate governance, fundraising, mergers, charitable giving, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) audits and investigations, public financing and tax compliance. The team is also recommended for its experience in assisting clients with setting up for-profit subsidiaries. The practice is co-chaired by Los Angeles-based Leah Bishop and Washington DC-based Diara Holmes. Holmes and Marcus Owens, who is also based in Washington DC, are well known for their expertise in tax matters. Names to note in New York are Jason Lilien and Eliot Green. In August 2017, of counsel Preston Quesenberry left to join KPMG as managing director in the firm’s exempt organizations tax group.

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