PITTSBURGH, PA – August 10, 2022 – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce that Partner Stefanie L. Pate was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Estate Planning Council (EPC) of Pittsburgh. During her two-year term, Pate will assist the EPC in its mission of overseeing the development of all aspects of estate planning, with a view to benefiting the community. As a member of the Board of Directors, Pate is to foster greater understanding of the roles and relationships of these professionals and to encourage closer cooperative efforts by which to serve clients in the field of estate planning.
Pate is a Partner in the firm’s Estates & Trusts Practice Group, as well as the Nonprofits & Tax-Exempt Organizations Group. Pate’s practice focuses on the preparation of simple and complex wills, living wills and powers of attorney, trusts, guardianship planning and administration, planning for individuals with special needs, charitable gift planning, the development of lifetime gifting programs, the preparation of business succession plans, and the preparation and negotiation of premarital agreements. Her practice also includes estate and fiduciary litigation matters.
ABOUT THE ESTATE PLANNING COUNCIL OF PITTSBURGH
The Estate Planning Council of Pittsburgh was created in 1969 as an outgrowth of the Life Insurance and Trust Council founded in 1936 in Pittsburgh. It is a member-driven, Internal Revenue Code section 501C(6) tax-exempt organization. The Council is managed by an independent Board of Directors approved by the membership. The Directors are elected to two-year terms. This interdisciplinary organization for professionals involved in all aspects of Estate Planning is comprised of actively practicing Attorneys at Law who are members of the Allegheny County Bar Association; actively practicing Certified Public Accountants; Chartered Life Underwriters; representatives of Banks and Trust Companies, whether nationally or state chartered, who are actively employed in the Trust Department; as well as Certified Financial Planners and Chartered Financial Consultants. Find out more about the EPC here.
ABOUT LEECH TISHMAN
Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl is a full-service law firm dedicated to assisting individuals, businesses, and institutions. Leech Tishman offers legal services in business restructuring & insolvency, construction, corporate matters, employment & labor, estates & trusts, intellectual property, litigation & alternative dispute resolution, and real estate. In addition, the firm offers a wide range of legal services to clients in the aviation & aerospace, cannabis, emerging cyber technologies, energy & natural resources, healthcare, and hospitality industries. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Leech Tishman also has offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Sarasota, and Washington, D.C.