Buchalter Welcomes Shareholder to Portland Office

June, 2024 - Los Angeles, California

17 June 2024 – Buchalter is excited to announce the addition of Shareholder Amy Cross to its Portland office. Cross joins the firm as a member of the Tax, Benefits, and Estate Planning Practice group.

“We are thrilled to welcome Amy to the Firm in Portland,” said Adam Bass, Buchalter President and Chief Executive Officer. “Her unique estate planning and wealth transfer experience further enhances our highly regarded tax and estate planning practice.”

Cross provides in-depth experience in complex estate planning, including analyzing current and proposed tax laws affecting estate plans and gifting strategies focusing on high-net-worth individuals and families throughout the United States and internationally. Her practice emphasizes succession planning for clients with closely held businesses and advises clients on estate planning issues affecting multi-generational wealth transfers. She also has experience with charitable planning, nonprofit corporations, probates, trust administrations, special needs planning, and protective proceedings as well as beneficiary representation.

“I am delighted to join Buchalter,” said Cross. “Buchalter’s exceptional estate planning team and commitment to client service allows me to both offer an exceptional full-service platform to my clients and grow my practice.”

Understanding that each client has a unique family history, Cross works to craft estate plans that match client goals and plan for the future to safeguard family wealth and relationships.

“Amy’s practice aligns well with our practice and expands the services we offer in Portland and the Pacific Northwest,” added David Elkanich, Office Managing Shareholder of the Portland office. “We are so pleased to be working with her.”

Established in 2019, Buchalter’s Portland office has grown to 30 attorneys. Buchalter is a full-service business law firm representing local, regional, national, and international clients in a multitude of practice areas and their subspecialties, among them: Bank and Finance, Corporate, Health Care, Litigation, Insolvency and Financial Law, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Real Estate, and Tax and Estate Planning. Buchalter has nearly 500 attorneys with offices in California, Arizona, Denver, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, and Washington.  For more information about the firm, visit: buchalter.com.

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