Leah M. Bishop





Leah Bishop focuses her practice on estate and gift tax planning for high net worth individuals and closely held businesses and in the administration of estates and trusts. Ms. Bishop also has extensive experience in the areas of charitable giving and tax exempt organizations and cochairs the firm's national practice in this area.


Ms. Bishop’s estate planning experience includes substantially all aspects of legal matters pertaining to high net worth individuals, including probate court procedures, living trusts, gift and insurance trusts, and sophisticated transfer tax techniques. Her charitable

giving and exempt organizations representation involves all aspects of tax and corporate nonprofit law. Ms. Bishop represents many leading private foundations and public charities.


Ms. Bishop has lectured on charitable giving and wealth management for the Western 

Conference on Tax Exempt Organizations, the CPA Foundation, YPO, The Blue Ribbon Finance Forum, Harvard-Westlake, Occidental College, UCLA, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), ArtTable, the Beverly Hills Bar Association Committee for the Arts, the Skirball Cultural Center, Hebrew Union College, the California Community Foundation, and the Jewish Community Foundation, among others.


Practice Areas

  • Trusts and Estates

  • Nonprofits and Tax-Exempt Organizations

  • Tax


Prior Experience

Prior to joining Loeb & Loeb, Ms. Bishop was a partner in the Tax Department at O’Melveny & Myers LLP.



Columbia University School of Law, J.D., 1979

Columbia Law Review

Brandeis University, B.A., 1975, summa cum laude

Phi Beta Kappa


Bar Admissions

California, 1981

New York, 1980



Law Clerk, Honorable Edmund L. Palmieri, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York



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