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U.S. Department of the Treasury releases “Unified Framework for Fixing our Broken Tax Code”

On September 27, the U.S. Department of the Treasury released the “Unified Framework for Fixing our Broken Tax Code” affecting taxes on both individuals and businesses.  For further details, click here or contact one of our Trusts and Estates or Business Transactions and Tax attorneys.

Eight Freeman Freeman Smiley Attorneys Named to 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®

Eight of Freeman Freeman & Smiley attorneys were named to the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© rankings.  The attorneys are listed below with the practice areas for which they were recognized: Jeryll S. Cohen, Partner: Litigation – Trusts and Estates; Trusts and Estates Jessica S. Dorman-Davis, Partner: Trusts and Estates Damon M. Juha, Partner: Real Estate H. Jacob…

Clients Rank Freeman Freeman & Smiley a Leader in Client Relationships in the Financial Services Industry

Freeman Freeman & Smiley has been recognized for the second consecutive year in the BTI Industry Power Rankings 2017: The Law Firms with the Best Client Relationships.  Clients ranked FFS as a Leading Core firm in the Financial Services industry, among the top 10% of all law firms. The BTI Industry Power Rankings is the only law…

Thomas Aikin Named to 2017 Southern California Rising Stars List

Freeman Freeman & Smiley is proud to announce Thomas C. Aikin, associate, Probate and Trust Administration, has been named to the 2017 Southern California Rising Stars list. This is the fourth consecutive year for Mr. Aikin to receive this honor. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this…

Bruce M. Smiley to Present at Georgetown Law’s Advanced Commercial Leasing Institute

Bruce M. Smiley, founding partner and Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Department, will co-present, “In the Blink of an Eye: ‘Pop Up’ Leasing in an Evolving Retail Environment,” at Georgetown Law’s 19th Annual Advanced Commercial Leasing Institute April 19-21.  The presentation will: Explore pop ups (food trucks, containers, etc.) and critical lease issues Discuss solutions to…

Freeman Freeman & Smiley Places 58th on the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2017 “Law Firms List”

Freeman Freeman & Smiley, LLP placed 58th out of 200 law firms on the Los Angeles Business Journal‘s 2017 “Law Firms List” ranked by number of attorneys in Los Angeles County.  The firm currently has 52 attorneys between its two Southern California offices.  Last year the firm ranked 69th.

Freeman Freeman & Smiley Adds Prominent Trusts and Estates Attorneys

Freeman Freeman & Smiley, LLP is pleased to announce that partners Geraldine A. Wyle and Jeryll S. Cohen, and of counsel Kenneth S. Wolf have joined its Trusts and Estates Litigation and Administration Department in the Los Angeles office. “We are thrilled to welcome this outstanding team to our practice,” said Stephen M. Lowe, Chair of the Trusts…

Eleven Freeman Freeman & Smiley Lawyers Selected to 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers List

Freeman Freeman & Smiley is proud to announce twelve of its lawyers have been named to the 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers list:  Michael Blumenfeld, Penny M. Costa, Robert Ezra, Damon M. Juha, Stephen M. Lowe, Fred J. Marcus, Bradley D. Ross, Sylvia Scott, Bruce M. Smiley, Theodore B. Stolman, and Teresa R. Tracy. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is…

Freeman Freeman & Smiley’s Fifth Consecutive Year Among 2017 “Best Law Firms”

For the fifth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers announced today that Freeman Freeman & Smiley has received a Tier 1 Ranking in its 2017 “Best Law Firms” edition in the categories of: Litigation – Trusts & Estates (Orange County) and Trusts & Estates Law (Orange County and Los Angeles).  This is the first year that the firm…

Dawn B. Eyerly Nominated for Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2016 Leaders in Law

Dawn B. Eyerly, partner, is a nominee for the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2016 Leaders in Law, recognizing exceptional legal skills and achievement across the full spectrum of responsibility, exemplary leadership as evidenced by the highest professional and ethical standards, and for contributions to the Los Angeles community at large.  A ceremony will be held on October…

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