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Rimon Adds Tax and Estate Planning Attorney Filmore Rose as Partner in Seattle Office

News Filmore E. Rose Filmore E. Rose · December 01, 2014

Seattle, WA (December 1, 2014) – Rimon, P.C. has added Tax and Estate planning attorney Filmore Rose as a partner in the firm’s Seattle office.

Mr. Rose, who has repeatedly been named both to Best Lawyers in America and to SuperLawyers in Washington and in Northern California, joins Rimon from the Seattle firm of Lane Powell PC.

Mr. Rose represents individuals and businesses in tax and estate planning matters, as well as the establishment and operation of charitable and tax-exempt organizations. He has been particularly active in international estate planning and foreign real estate ownership issues, representing both in-bound and out-bound clients. He has significant experience in handling wealth transfers, probate and trust administration issues, and the creation and governance of charitable endowment funds.

Additionally, Mr. Rose has been very active in business succession planning, business entity formation, and law firm administration and staff development.

At Rimon, Mr. Rose is joining a firm widely recognized as an innovator in the legal field, offering full service teams of highly-experienced attorneys with the ability to adapt to client needs. Rimon's corporate, litigation, intellectual property, tax and private client attorneys work as a close-knit team throughout its 14 offices internationally. The firm includes other noted estate planning partners, such as Scott Ross in Silicon Valley.

The Financial Times recognized Rimon on its list of most innovative law firms and the firm’s managing partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association Journal and have been speakers at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools on innovations in the practice of law.

“Our clients have a growing need for highly experienced tax and estate planning counsel that top practitioners like Fil provide. It allows them to properly plan and execute future business strategy. Additionally, Fil brings a wealth of experience in charitable and tax-exempt organization representation. We are very happy to welcome Fil aboard,” said Michael Moradzadeh, CEO of Rimon.

“Rimon is a very attractive firm for any attorney who is interested in innovative approaches to the practice of law. They have created an exciting new model for a law firm, with an emphasis on flexibility and collaboration.  I know a number of the firm’s partners from other work, and have been impressed by the quality of attorneys that are joining Rimon. I look forward to being part of the Rimon team,” said Mr. Rose.

Prior to working at Lane Powell, Mr. Rose was a Director at Howard Rice, a Shareholder at Hopkins & Carley and a Partner at Beck Ross Bismonte. He began his career as a law clerk to Hon. John A. MacKenzie, a U.S. District Court Judge in the Eastern District of Virginia, and he later practiced for a number of years in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  He continues to practice actively in three states – Washington, California and New Mexico.

Mr. Rose received and an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University Law School, a J.D. from University of Chicago Law School, and a B.A. from the University of Virginia.