Christopher E. Erblich: Lawyer with Husch Blackwell LLP

Christopher E. Erblich

Phoenix,  AZ  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Financial Services
  • Private Wealth
Contact InfoTelephone: 480.824.7950
Fax: 480.824.7905
University Washington University, B.S.B.A., summa cum laude, 1990; Order of the Woolsack
Law SchoolSaint Louis University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1994; Saint Louis University Law Journal
Admitted1994, Missouri; 1995, Illinois; 2010, Arizona; 2011, Texas; U.S. Tax Court

Professional Associations and Memberships
•The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
•Central Arizona Estate Planning Council
•Estate Planning Council of Saint Louis, Board of Directors
•Illinois State Bar Association
•The Missouri Bar
•State Bar of Arizona
•State Bar of Texas


Chris is a member of the Financial Services industry team and concentrates his practice on sophisticated estate planning, business succession planning and tax planning for high net worth clients and business owners. He is a certified public accountant (CPA) and previously worked for the accounting firm KPMG. Chris is frequently sought out by other professionals, including fellow CPAs, lawyers and financial service professionals, to develop creative planning solutions for complex situations. His practice is national in scope, with clients in more than 20 states and a number who are on the Forbes 400 list - current and former professional athletes, current and former professional sports team owners, entertainers and owners of large closely held businesses.

With extensive experience in federal transfer taxation and various income tax and estate planning techniques, Chris provides on-going business counseling and guidance to many families and family businesses.

Chris has delivered more than 100 presentations nationally to groups of lawyers, CPAs, financial service professionals and business owners. He frequently speaks on estate and business planning techniques for high net worth families.

A member of the Partner Board, Chris is Managing Partner of the Phoenix office.

Awards and Recognitions
The Best Lawyers In America, Trusts and Estates, 2007-2015
•Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent
Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, Estate Planning & Probate, 2005, 2008-2009
St. Louis Business Journal, “40 Under 40,” 2001
St. Louis Business Journal, Most Influential Leaders, 2004, 2005

Business Insights

Business Insights
1.11.13 “Fiscal Cliff” Agreement Changes Gift and Estate Tax Law
9.21.12 Estate Planning Opportunities: Move Before the Window Closes
Speaking Engagement Dallas, TX
12.01.11 Golden Age of Estate Planning, Wiseman & Associates
Speaking Engagement Leesburg, VA
11.01.11 Golden Age of Estate Planning, Byron Financial
Speaking Engagement Charlotte, NC
10.01.11 Overcoming Clients' Objections and Motivating Clients to Action, Lion Street - Indaba
Speaking Engagement Dallas, TX
9.25.11 Why? Motivating Clients to Action, McGehee Group
Speaking Engagement Las Vegas, NV
9.01.11 Moving You Forward in 2011, Partners Financial (NFP)
Speaking Engagement Chicago, IL
7.10.11 High Net Worth Clients and Evolving Trends for the Next Ten Years, PNC Financial Lunch and Learn
Speaking Engagement Pittsburgh, PA
7.01.11 Top Five Estate Planning Opportunities Under New Tax Law, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Speaking Engagement Pittsburgh, PA
5.11.11 Golden Age of Estate Planning, Young Presidents' Organization
Speaking Engagement Phoenix, AZ

In The News
8.19.14 Husch Blackwell Boasts 106 Best Lawyers on 2015 List, Seven “Lawyers of the Year”
Energy & Natural Resources Financial Services Food & Agribusiness Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals Real Estate, Development & Construction Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation News Release
8.16.13 Best Lawyers 2014 Names 109 from Husch Blackwell, 13 “Lawyers of the Year”
Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals Real Estate, Development & Construction Financial Services Energy & Natural Resources News Release
8.23.12 2013 Best Lawyers Includes 106 Husch Blackwell Attorneys in 56 Practice Areas and 7 States
News Release
9.06.11 More Than 100 Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers 2012
News Release
10.22.09 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers 2009 Names 73 Husch Blackwell Sanders Attorneys
News Release


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Office Information

Christopher E. Erblich

2400 East Arizona Biltmore Circle, Suite 1200
PhoenixAZ 85016


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