ELKINS KALT WEINTRAUB REUBEN GARTSIDE LLP is a full-service law firm with a focus on the following practice areas: Real Estate and Finance, Land Use and Environmental, Tax, Estate Planning, Corporate, Securities, Hospitality and Leisure, Investment Advisor/Broker-Dealer, Litigation, Employment and Labor, and Family Law.
Anat D. Simantob
J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, Moot Court, Managing Editor, Entertainment Law Review
B.A., University of California, San Diego
In the wealth transfer tax area, Anat’s experience includes drafting and implementing sales to defective grantor trusts, as well as other value freezing techniques, structuring sophisticated generation-skipping transfer tax plans, handling all aspects of trust administration, preparing federal estate and gift tax returns, and forming and operating private foundations.
In the area of fiduciary litigation, Anat handles complex estate, gift, generation-skipping and fiduciary income tax issues. Additionally, she assists clients with claims against trustees and personal representatives, and defends trustees and personal representatives against such claims. She also advises clients with respect to will and trust contests -- from mediation to arbitration to trial.
Anat regularly counsels clients with net wealth exceeding $50 million and portfolios with a wide variety of assets, including real estate, art, closely-held business interests, and intellectual property.
State Bar of California
U.S. District Court, California, Central District
State Bar of California (Trusts and Estates Section)