Michael Ripp presents at FRA's 3rd Annual Event: Insurance & Annuity-Based Hedge Fund Investing Forum, “Life Insurance and Annuity Basics: Product, Tax and Regulatory Issues” and “Back to Basics: Revisit the Fundamentals and Convergence of Hedge Funds, PPLI’s & Annuities,” (New York, New York; December 2005)
Michael H. Ripp is proudly welcomed as a partner of the Firm.
Leslie Giordani and Derry Swanger are named Texas Super Lawyers by Texas Monthly and Law and Politics magazines. Texas Super Lawyers represent the top 5% of lawyers in the State of Texas. Each attorney is featured in the Texas Super Lawyers Edition as Texas Super Lawyers in the October issue of Texas Monthly magazine. Derry Swanger is listed in the Top 50 Attorneys in Central and West Texas.
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Michael Ripp is named a Rising Star for 2006 by Texas Monthly and Law and Politics magazines. Rising Stars represent the top 2.5% of up-and-coming lawyers in the State of Texas.
Leslie Giordani and Derry Swanger are listed in The 2006 Best Lawyers in America. Each partner is featured in a special section of American Lawyer magazine (November 2005)
Leslie Giordani presents at the Eighth Annual Advanced ALI-ABA Course of Study for Counselors to Foreign and US Clients - International Trust and Estate Planning Conference, "Offshore Private Placement Life Insurance," (Seattle, Washington; August 25-26, 2005)
Michael Ripp is featured in the Texas Rising Star Edition as Texas Rising Stars for 2005 in Texas Monthly magazine.
Mari M. Reed is welcomed as a new associate attorney of the Firm. Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Reed was an associate in the Dallas office of Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, L.L.P.
Leslie Giordani serves as chairman of IBC's Third Annual National Event, Hedge Fund Investing through Life Insurance and Annuities. She will be speaking at the event on "Exploring the Benefits and Trade-offs of Onshore vs. Offshore Private Placement Life Insurance", (New York, New York; June 13-14, 2005)
Michael Ripp presents at IBC's Third Annual National Event, Hedge Fund Investing through Life Insurance and Annuities, "Legal Issues and Structures: What's Going on in the PPLI Marketplace?" (New York, New York; June 13-14, 2005)
Leslie Giordani presents at the FOX Wealth Advisor Conference, Understanding and Servicing the Ultra-Affluent Client, “Private Placement Life Insurance: Friend or Foe?” (Coconut Grove, Florida at the Ritz-Carlton; February 9-11, 2005)
Leslie Giordani is selected as chairperson for IBC's Third Annual National Event, Hedge Fund Investing through Life Insurance and Annuities.