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  • September 15, 2011

    Hill Wallack LLP Adds Trusts and Estates Lawyer to Yardley and Princeton Offices

    Hill Wallack LLP announces that Trusts and Estates lawyer Lisa K. Schubel has joined the firm as a partner in the Trusts and Estates Practice Group. Ms. Schubel, who is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, will work from both offices.

    Ms. Schubel concentrates her practice in the areas of Estate Planning for high net worth individuals, Estate Administration, Trusts and Trust Administration, Elder Law and taxation of Estates and Trusts. She represents individuals in all aspects of estate planning, including the preparation of Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney and Advance Health Care Directives (“Living Wills”).

    In addition, she:

    • Represents owners of closely held business entities in connection with integrating Succession Planning and Estate Planning
    • Represents adults with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities in matters requiring Special Needs Trusts and Estate Planning coordination
    • Represents Executors and Administrators in Estate Administration matters
    • Represents Trustees in Trust Administration matters
    • Represents Beneficiaries of Inter Vivos Trusts and Testamentary TrustsRepresents owners of closely held business entities in connection with integrating Succession Planning and Estate Planning

    “We are thrilled to have Lisa join our growing team,” said Francis J. Sullivan, Managing Partner of the Yardley, Pa. office. “The Trusts & Estates Practice Group at Hill Wallack LLP focuses on creating targeted solutions that meet the needs of each individual client,” he said. “In this way, we provide sophisticated, cost-efficient service, and Lisa’s skills and experience will add significantly to our tool kit.” Ms. Schubel is the fifth attorney to join the firm’s Yardley office in the last 12 months, and the firm has been cited as one of the fastest-growing firms in Bucks County.

    “Lisa also brings important capabilities to the Princeton office,” stated firm Managing Partner Robert W. Bacso. “Many of our clients need trusts and estates counsel, and Lisa adds significantly to our ability to deliver these important services to our New Jersey clients.”

    “I am very happy to be part of the Hill Wallack LLP team,” said Ms. Schubel. “The firm’s ability to provide cross-disciplinary solutions to clients in a cost-efficient, responsive manner was a key motivator in my decision to come.”

    Ms. Schubel is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and the Bucks County Estate Planning Council, and was named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Magazine Rising Star list in 2007. She has served as a Course Planner and Presenter at legal seminars sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. She also is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Women in the Profession Committee, serves on the Business Membership Committee of The Heritage Conservancy, and is a member of St. Mary Medical Center’s Planning Giving Advisory Council.

    She earned her J.D. from Temple University School of Law, and prior to completing law school, worked as a law clerk/estates paralegal. Ms. Schubel is a graduate of San Francisco State University with a B. A. in International Relations.

    About Hill Wallack LLP

    Hill Wallack LLP is a leading law firm in New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania that has built a reputation for problem-solving and aggressive advocacy. The firm has comprehensive commercial capabilities and deep experience in a number of industry sectors, including trusts and estates law. With extensive government experience, Hill Wallack LLP represents businesses and public entities in many areas in which public and private interests intersect. The firm's offices are located in Princeton and Atlantic City, N.J., and Yardley, Pa.

    When called upon to tackle tough legal and business challenges, we do more than advise on the law—we create real-world solutions. For more information, please visit www.hillwallack.com.