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February 1, 2024 / Uncategorized

Weinstock Manion Elevates Rochelle Schultz and Andrew Smith to Shareholders

The firm is pleased to announce that Associate Rochelle Schultz and Senior Counsel Andrew Smith have been named Shareholders of the firm, effective February 1, 2024. This distinction recognizes Rochelle and Andrew’s well-proven talent as attorneys and passion as members of the firm, and aligns with the firm’s commitment to be comprised of and foster exceptional legal minds. This new professional role is prescribed with confidence in Rochelle and Andrew’s abilities and in their commitment to the future of the firm.

Rochelle H. Schultz focuses her practice on estate and wealth transfer plans for high-net-worth individuals and families. With a strong background in estate planning and business litigation, Rochelle is an expert at evaluating clients’ financial and personal ambitions and then identifying and addressing potential challenges. Clients remark and value how Rochelle’s genuine efforts to get to know them, their families, business dealings, and concerns set her apart in the estate planning process.

Andrew G. Smith resolves a substantial scope of disputes involving trusts, estates, probate, and conservatorships. His comprehensive litigation background allows him to work closely alongside fiduciaries, beneficiaries, and institutions. Through all stages of litigation, including discovery, mediation, and trial, Andrew displays a fierce commitment to his client’s well-being and best interests.

“Rochelle and Andrew’s dedication to clients over the years has been exceptional. They both display an empathetic and thorough approach to their cases, providing clients with well-reasoned and customized resolutions reflective of the individual needs of clients and their matters,” says Sussan Shore, Managing Director of Weinstock Manion. “We look forward to the continuing impact they will have on our firm and are excited to see them excel in their new professional roles.”

Rochelle joined Weinstock Manion in 2017. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law. Rochelle has been named to “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch” since 2021 and has been named a Super Lawyers Southern California “Rising Star” each year since 2020.

Andrew joined Weinstock Manion in 2015. He earned his Juris Doctor cum laude from Georgetown University. Since then, he’s been named a Super Lawyers Southern California “Rising Star” every year since 2018, along with an ongoing recognition from “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch” since 2022.

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