August 4, 2018 – Partners Les Klinger and David Elbaz have been designated as 2019 SuperLawyers® in the field of “Trusts and Estates”
August 1, 2018 – Partner Les Klinger’s New Annotated Frankenstein (Liveright Publishing/W. W. Norton, 2017) was nominated for the prestigious World Fantasy Award. His latest book, Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s (Pegasus Books, on sale Oct. 2, 2018), was described by Kirkus Reviews as a “gargantuan, extensively annotated collection of five cornerstones of American crime fiction that every fan will want to own” and by Publishers Weekly as “a veritable buffet of food for thought for crime fiction fans.”
August 1, 2018- Partner Stacey Davy was elected as the Secretary of the Beverly Hills Estate Planning Council for the 2018-2019 season. Please see www.bhepc.org for more details.
May 1, 2018 – On May 1, 2018, Jenny Wang joined Kopple, Klinger & Elbaz as an experienced associate. Jenny’s practice focuses on the areas of tax and business planning, charitable planning, and trust and estate planning. Jenny’s past experience include representing individuals and business before the Internal Revenue Service, the Tax Court, the Franchise Tax Board, the California State Board of Equalization, and the Employment Development Department. Jenny received her joint J.D and LL.M in Tax from Loyola Law School in 2013.
January 15, 2018- Partner Stacey Davy and Associate Jessica Sibony were designated as SuperLawyer® “Rising Stars” in the field of “Trusts and Estates for the second year in a row.
January 1, 2018- Partner David Elbaz joined the Board of Directors of Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles. David looks forward to working with the Board and staff of this wonderful organization which fulfills wishes of children who confront critical medical conditions.
September 1, 2017- Associate Jessica Sibony has been selected to the Community Leadership Institute of the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles. CLI is a highly-competitive training program for future leaders of Jewish institutions and non-profit organizations across Los Angeles. Jessica will be travelling on a 10-day leadership trip to Israel in June, 2018.
Partner Stacey Davy will be authoring a paper and presenting on the topic “Probating Estates That Include a Business” at the upcoming National Business Institute Probate Boot Camp seminars in Los Angeles, CA and Sherman Oaks, CA.
Partner Les Klinger was designated as a SuperLawyer® in the field of “Trusts and Estates” for the second year in a row. New Partner Stacey Davy and Associate Jessica Sibony were designated as SuperLawyer® “Rising Stars” in the same field.
The firm is happy to announce that Stacey Davy has been promoted to Partner. Stacey handles a variety of matters in estate planning, estate and trust administration, business succession planning, and charitable giving.