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Latino Leaders Magazine Names San Diego Managing Partner Steffi Hafen as a Top Latino Lawyer 2022
By: Snell & Wilmer
Hafen is the managing partner of our San Diego office, and is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, California Board of Legal Specialization. She is a co-leader of the firm's Private Client Services practice group and a partner in the firm's General Federal Tax practice group. 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 employs advanced estate planning techniques, including grantor retained annuity trusts, family partnerships, limited liability companies, charitable remainder trusts, defective grantor trusts, insurance planning, public charities, and private foundations. Hafen also advises clients regarding succession planning for closely held businesses. In addition, she has experience in state and local taxation, including income taxation, sales and use taxation, and property taxation, as well as issues regarding residency and domicile. Hafen also represents clients in front of the California state and local taxing authorities, and the Internal Revenue Service. She works with clients' certified public accountants, financial planners, and other service providers to provide holistic solutions to clients' needs. Hafen 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. To learn more about Hafen's practice, visit www.swlaw.com/
Hafen has received multiple recognitions for her leadership, including being named by San Diego Metro as a 2022 Woman of Accomplishment, a 2022 Top Attorney and a 2021 and 2022 40 Under 40 winner. She was named by San Diego Business Journal as a 2022 Women of Influence honoree and for three consecutive years (2020-2022) has been named a Business Women of the Year finalist and a Leader in Law honoree. Hafen has also been named a Top Latino Lawyer by Latino Leaders Magazine for three consecutive years (2018-2020) and a 2023 Best Lawyer in America, Trusts and Estates.
About Snell & Wilmer
Founded in 1938, Snell & Wilmer is a full-service business law firm with more than 450 attorneys practicing in 16 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; Dallas, Texas; 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 swlaw.com.