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Adam Streisand

Partner  |  Sheppard Mullin
JURISDICTIONS QUALIFIED IN

California

TOP AREAS OF EXPERTISE

International wealth structuring
Cross border succession planning
Transatlantic tax and estate planning

Q&A

What has been the highlight of your practice over the past 12 months?

Winning an inheritance dispute involving the courts of the U.S. and Chile.

How did you get into private client?

Mentorship.

What advice would you give rising stars/new lawyers in the private client world?

As my grandfather used to say, “anyone can say he is Muhammad Ali. Someday you have to step into the ring and prove it.” Forget the marketing. Strive for excellence and the clients and tributes will come.

What is your favourite quote?

“Sometimes in nature, a lion bears an ass.” Abraham Lincoln. And as a result, I have had a long and prosperous career fighting inheritance battles.

Do you have any outside interests or hobbies?

Improving my French. Cycling. My wife is an opera and musical theatre director and I am a fan.

When the restaurants reopen, where would you like to go?

Vincenti