San Diego Partner Steffi Gascón Hafen Named by Latino Leaders Magazine as Top Latino Lawyer of 2020

By: Snell & Wilmer
SAN DIEGO - Jan. 22, 2021 - PRLog -- Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that California partner Steffi Gascón Hafen ( has been recognized as a Top Latino Lawyer of 2020 ( by Latino Leaders Magazine for the third consecutive year.

Top Latino Lawyers of 2020 is the sixth annual list published by Latino Leaders Magazine (, which includes the selection of the top Latino lawyers who, with each of their achievements, community involvement and career paths, are examples of leaders who work to bring justice in our country. With more than 600 nominations nationwide from lawyers with diverse backgrounds, the list highlights those who are top in their practice areas, not only handling notable cases, but also giving back to their local communities.

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.

In 2020, 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.

Recently, the San Diego Business Journal named Hafen as a 2020 Next Top 40 Under 40 Winner, and a Finalist for their 2020 Leaders in Law and Business Women of the Year Awards 2020. In 2019 she was selected by the American Bar Association as an On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers Honoree. She 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.

About Snell & Wilmer
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 San Diego, Los Angeles, and Orange County, 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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