Family Wealth Advisory Law Firm Deepens Trusts and Estates Expertise
St. Louis, Oct. 29, 2020 – Lowenhaupt & Chasnoff (L&C), a 112-year-old law firm focused on family wealth advisory and legal services, today announced that attorneys Peter LeBlanc, Jr. and Brendan McDermott have joined the firm.
LeBlanc and McDermott work with individuals and families, providing trusts and estates planning, client education, tax advisory, trustee and fiduciary services.
“Peter LeBlanc, Jr. and Brendan McDermott are terrific attorneys who share our commitment to helping individuals and families achieve freedom from the burdens of wealth,” said Charles Lowenhaupt, Chairman and Partner of Lowenhaupt & Chasnoff, LLC. “Peter and Brendan add more depth and expertise to the L&C team and enable us to meet the growing demand from clients across the country.”
LeBlanc advises individuals and families on all phases of estate, trust and business entity planning, including tax, administration and legacy development. LeBlanc earned a Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University after graduating from Santa Clara University and earned an LL.M. in taxation from Washington University School of Law. Earlier in his career, he worked for U.S. Bank as a Trust Officer. A St. Louis native and lifelong Missourian, LeBlanc is a member of the Estate Planning Council of St. Louis, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, and Probate and Trust Section Steering Committee of the American Bar Association. LeBlanc has been recognized by Small Business Monthly as “Best Attorneys in St. Louis” and Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (Missouri and Kansas). Active in his community, LeBlanc has worked with a number of nonprofits in board and leadership roles, including St. Louis Actors’ Studio, Clayton Ecology & Environmental Awareness Committee, Clayton Century Foundation, and Leadership Clayton.
McDermott concentrates on estate and trust planning for individuals and families. A St. Louis native and lifelong Missourian, he earned a Juris Doctor from Washington University School of Law after graduating with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia. Earlier in his career, he worked for Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Housing Division. Active in the community, McDermott has done volunteer work with Washington University Low Income Taxpayer Clinic and Washington University Entrepreneurship and Intellectual Property Clinic.
About Lowenhaupt & Chasnoff
Lowenhaupt & Chasnoff, LLC has been providing counsel to families of substantial wealth since it was founded in 1908. The firm’s mission is to help individuals and families achieve freedom from wealth. The L&C team is comprised of tax, trust and estate planning attorneys who counsel clients and offer fiduciary advice to manage complex wealth management issues. The firm was the first in the nation to concentrate in U.S. income taxes when it was founded and has been led by three generations of Lowenhaupts. For more information, call 314.241.5950 or visit www.lowenchas.com.