Snell & Wilmer Partner Steffi Gascón Hafen Named in SDBJ 2020 Next Top 40 Under 40

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SAN DIEGO - Nov. 2, 2020 - PRLog -- Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that California Partner Steffi Gascón Hafen was selected as a winner for San Diego Business Journal's 2020 Next Top 40 Under 40. This list recognizes talented individuals under the age of 40 in San Diego's business world.

"It's an honor to be recognized alongside such an amazing group of young professionals," said Hafen. "I look forward to continuing to grow in my role at Snell & Wilmer and the San Diego community."

Hafen is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, California Board of Legal Specialization. She is a partner of the firm's Private Client Services and General Federal Tax practice groups. Hafen's practice is concentrated in tax, trust, and estate matters with emphasis in estate planning, trust and probate administration, and estate and gift taxation. She received her L.L.M. in Taxation from Loyola Law School, her J.D. from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, and her B.A. from University of California, Santa Barbara.

Earlier this year, Hafen relocated to lead the opening of the firm's newest location in San Diego, which expanded Snell & Wilmer's presence in California. She maintains an ongoing presence in both Orange County and Los Angeles and continues to serve clients and communities throughout Southern California.

Hafen was selected by the American Bar Association as an On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers Honoree last year. In 2018 and 2019 she has been recognized as a Top Latino Lawyer by Latino Leaders Magazine and has been named as a Southern California Super Lawyers, Rising Star since 2018. Hafen is a co-founder of Snell & Wilmer's first podcast, CalCurrent. This weekly podcast is a go-to resource to help listeners navigate the California legal landscape. She has been published in the areas of tax and estate planning and has spoken to various organizations, including the American Bar Association and the National Diversity Council.

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Founded in 1938, Snell & Wilmer is a full-service business law firm with more than 450 attorneys practicing in 15 locations throughout the United States and in Mexico, including Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego, California; Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona; Denver, Colorado; Washington, D.C.; Boise, Idaho; Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Portland, Oregon; Salt Lake City, Utah; Seattle, Washington; and Los Cabos, Mexico. The firm represents clients ranging from large, publicly traded corporations to small businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs. For more information, visit

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