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Shartsis Friese Welcomes Rafi Mottahedeh as a Tax Partner

San Francisco, May 31, 2022 – Shartsis Friese LLP is pleased to announce that Rafi Mottahedeh has joined the firm…

Shartsis Friese Ranked Among “Best Law Firms” By U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

San Francisco (November 5, 2021): Shartsis Friese LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized in the…

California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. Awarded Shartsis Friese LLP Public Interest Fellowship

Social justice attorney Stephen Zollman to join CRLA’s Santa Rosa office Santa Rosa, CA – Shartsis Friese LLP has awarded…

22 Shartsis Friese Lawyers Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© for 2022

San Francisco, August 19, 2021:  Shartsis Friese LLP is pleased to announce that 22 of the Firm’s lawyers are included…

Seventeen Shartsis Friese Attorneys Named “Super Lawyers” or “Rising Stars” for 2021

San Francisco, July 12, 2021:  :  Fourteen Shartsis Friese attorneys have been named “Super Lawyers” for Northern California in 2021. …

Shartsis Friese Mourns Loss of Co-Founder Robert C. Friese

San Francisco, May 17, 2021:  The lawyers and staff of Shartsis Friese LLP are saddened by the loss of co-founding…

Shartsis Friese LLP Condemns Hate Crimes Against the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Communities

Shartsis Friese is deeply saddened and outraged by the rise of violent hate crimes aimed at the AAPI communities.  In…

Peter Aitelli to Co-Chair and Speak at ALI-CLE “Modern Real Estate Transactions 2021”, Feb 3, Feb 10, and Feb 17, 2021

Shartsis Friese LLP Real Estate partner Peter Aitelli will be a co-chair of, and a featured speaker at, the American…

SHARTSIS FRIESE MOURNS THE LOSS OF CO-FOUNDING PARTNER MARY JO SHARTSIS

The lawyers and staff of Shartsis Friese LLP are mourning the loss of our dear colleague, partner and friend Mary…

Cutbacks to the Parent-Child Exclusion from Property Tax Reassessment Under Proposition 19

With the passage of Proposition 19, California voters significantly limited the ability of parents to transfer California real property to…

Aitelli Elected President of American College of Real Estate Lawyers

San Francisco, December 18, 2020 – Shartsis Friese real estate partner Peter Aitelli has been elected President of the American…

Shartsis Friese Corporate Lawyers Advise on San Francisco Conservatory of Music Acquisition of Opus 3 Artists

Shartsis corporate partner Rupert Russell, counsel Jeff Braker, and associate Maribeth Charvet counseled the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. https://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory/san-francisco-conservatory-buys-opus-artists-agency-73717027…

What November’s Election Results Could Mean for Your Estate Planning

November’s election may usher in taxpayer-adverse changes to the current taxpayer favorable gift and estate tax laws. Clients should consider…

Vault Names Shartsis Friese One Of the Top 25 Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For

San Francisco, October 14, 2020:  Shartsis Friese LLP has been recognized on Vault’s 2021 list of the “Top 150 under…

21 Shartsis Friese Lawyers Recognized by “Best Lawyers” for 2021 – Roey Rahmil Named to Inaugural “Ones to Watch” List

San Francisco, August 20, 2020:  Shartsis Friese LLP is pleased to announce that 21 of the Firm’s lawyers are included…

IRS Issues Proposed Carried Interests Rules

On July 31, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) and U.S. Department of the Treasury released proposed regulations under…

Nineteen Shartsis Friese Attorneys Named “Super Lawyers” or “Rising Stars” for 2020

San Francisco, July 16, 2020: Fourteen Shartsis Friese attorneys have been named “Super Lawyers” for Northern California in 2020. The…

Chambers High Net Worth Guide Recognizes Shartsis Friese Family Wealth Planning Group

San Francisco, July 14, 2020: Shartsis Friese LLP is pleased to announce that the firm’s Family Wealth  Planning  Group  has …

Client Alert: SBA Allows Early Loan Forgiveness Application and Issues EZ Forgiveness Application

On June 22 and June 24, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued new Interim Final Rules that provide additional…

Shartsis Friese Reaffirms Commitment to Racial Justice and Equality; Commemorates Juneteenth with a Firm Holiday

The last few weeks have been remarkable in our country and around the world as people of all backgrounds have…

Client Alert: Congress and SBA Enact Major Changes to the Paycheck Protection Program

On June 5, 2020, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (PPPFA) was signed into law. The PPPFA changes various aspects…

Client Alert: SBA Releases Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application and Rules

On May 15, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness application, including instructions…

Hurricane Protection Straps Suit Blown Out Of Court

A California magistrate court dismissed a lawsuit against a company accused of not adequately telling consumers that its structural support…

Client Alert: SBA Clarifies Paycheck Protection Program Certification Concerning Loan Necessity

On May 13, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued new guidance regarding the requirement that borrowers under the Paycheck…

High Value Estates: Proposal For Compensating Personal Representatives For Ordinary Services In Probate Estates That Exceed $25 Million And Trustees Of High Value Administrative Trusts

The California Probate Code provides a formula to determine fees for attorneys and personal representatives for a probate estate valued…