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Schnader Welcomes Roberta A. Barsotti to the Firm

On December 17, 2012 by Schnader in News

PHILADELPHIA – Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP is pleased to welcome Roberta A. Barsotti as a partner to the Firm. She joins the Tax & Wealth Management Department and the Trusts & Estates practice group. Ms. Barsotti will be resident in the Philadelphia office.

“We are very happy that Roberta has joined the Firm,” said Chairman David Smith. “Her background in wealth management and tax is an excellent addition to our trusts and estates and tax teams and her depth of experience will be a valuable resource to our many clients in need of sophisticated services in these fields.”

Ms. Barsotti helps her clients develop specialized plans to address tax and wealth issues for a myriad of family dynamics. She designs wills, trusts, partnership agreements and other financial management documents utilizing sophisticated income, estate and gift tax strategies. Ms. Barsotti represents clients in multi-generational wealth transfer, planning with tax-deferred assets, asset protection strategies, succession planning for closely held businesses, structuring charitable gifts and trust and estate administration. She also handles Orphans’ Court litigation.

Her clients include business owners, multi-generational families, charitable organizations and corporate fiduciaries, international businesses and special needs individuals. She counsels corporate executives, professionals, entrepreneurs, business owners, special needs individuals and international clients.

Prior to joining Schnader, Ms. Barsotti was a partner with Archer & Greiner P.C. in Philadelphia. She also held the positions of vice president and senior wealth planner at PNC and managing director of wealth planning at Wilmington Trust. She received her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania; an M.A. from the University of London, Courtauld Institute of Art; and her J.D., magna cum laude, from Temple University School of Law where she served as Articles Editor for the Temple Law Review. Ms. Barsotti is an adjunct professor in the graduate tax program at Temple University School of Law.


Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP is a law firm of approximately 200 attorneys with offices in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New York, California, Washington, D.C., New Jersey, and Delaware. Schnader serves local, national, and international clients ranging from large corporations to start-ups and entrepreneurs to individual clients in more than 40 areas of the law. In addition to the Firm’s traditional strengths in complex litigation, commercial transactions, wealth management, and family law, the Firm has significant experience and depth in intellectual property, international commerce, labor and employment laws, financial services, construction law, real estate development, corporate governance, appellate services, technology-based companies, media and communications, environmental, energy, nonprofit, government relations and regulatory affairs, aviation issues, business reorganization, and securities and shareholder litigation. For more information visit or contact Michael Walsh, Schnader’s senior communications manager.


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