Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Torts, 1985. Member, California Law Review, 1986-1988. Northern California Superlawyer, 2005. Best Lawyers in America. Law Clerk to Honorable Meir Shamgar, President of the Supreme Court of Israel, 1988-1989. Publications: "The New Unitrust Statute: Drafting and Administration Consequences for Trusts That Distribute Income," 27 CEB Estate Planning and California Probate Reporter 37, Oct. 2005; "Final Income Regulations Under IRC § 643 Concerning Adjustment Powers and Noncharitable Unitrusts: What Do They Mean for California Trusts and Estates?," 25 CEB Estate Planning and California Probate Reporter 101, Feb. 2004; "Update on Federal Tax Law Developments Concerning Trustee Power to Adjust under California Probate Code § 16336," 22 CEB Estate Planning and California Probate Reporter 177, June 2001; "The New Principal and Income Act: California Trustees Adjust to the Power to Adjust," 22 CEB Estate Planning and California Probate Reporter 37, Oct. 2000; Southern California Tax and Estate Planning Forum Speaker 2006, 2007.
(Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization)