Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Here is an adapted excerpt from Manatt’s press release:
Jennifer Gorovitz has joined of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP in the firm’s Family Wealth Transfer Planning and Trust & Estate Administration practice as counsel in its San Francisco office. She was previously CEO of the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, and Marin and Sonoma counties.
“We could not be more thrilled that Jennifer has chosen Manatt for the next phase of her career,” said Jill S. Dodd, chair of the firm’s Family Wealth Transfer Planning and Trust & Estate Administration practice. “She is a powerful force in the Bay Area’s philanthropic community and has accomplished much at the helm of the Jewish Community Federation, an organization that does such important work. Her business savvy, strategic vision and ability to work with people with complex needs will be of great benefit to our clients, which include families, individuals and charitable organizations.”
Gorovitz earned her B.A. from Stanford University and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. She is a Wexner Heritage alumna, a member of the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund’s Professional Advisors Network, a member of the Northern California Planned Giving Council, a member of the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning, and a member of multiple committees throughout the community.