In the nonprofit world, "ask Fred" is a common refrain when a complicated planning issue is involved. Fred J. Marcus is a long-time partner and a member of our Trusts and Estates and Charitable Planning Departments.
Representing individuals, trustees and non-profits
His practice includes representing individuals in their estate and philanthropic planning, trustees in their administration of significant wealth, and nonprofit organizations in connection with planned giving, organizational questions and operational issues.
Frequent author and lecturer
A certified specialist in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law, Mr. Marcus lectures and writes frequently about estate planning, tax exempt organizations, and charitable and business planning issues.
Mr. Marcus has been awarded an AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review, the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards. He has been consistently recognized on the Southern California Super Lawyers list (2009-2020), a designation bestowed on only the top 5% of lawyers in this region.