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May 2, 2019

Michelle Chapin Elected Shareholder and Jessica Summers Named Principal at Paley Rothman

Paley Rothman is pleased to announce that Michelle Chapin has been elected to Shareholder of the firm and Jessica Summers has been named a Principal.

Michelle joined the firm in 2012 as an Associate and she has earned a stellar reputation among her peers in the bar. Michelle concentrates her practice in estate planning and estate administration and is accomplished in international estate planning. She has received numerous accolades for her estate planning work, including “Top Lawyers” and “Washington’s Best Lawyers - Trusts & Estates” by Washingtonian magazine, “Top Estate Lawyers (Rising Stars)” by Bethesda Magazine, and named a “Rising Star” by Maryland and Washington D.C. Super Lawyers each year since 2014. She is a member of the Virginia, Maryland and D.C. bars. Michelle is a Principal in the firm’s Estate Planning, Estate & Trust Administration, Tax, and Corporate practice groups. 

Jessica joined Paley Rothman as a law clerk in 2011 and then became an Associate in 2012 after passing the Virginia bar. She is also a member of the Maryland and D.C. bars. She has been named a “Rising Star” by Maryland and Washington D.C. Super Lawyers each year since 2017. Jessica is a skillful speaker and frequently presents on a variety of employment and employee benefits issues. Jessica is a member of the firm’s Employee Benefits, Employment Law, Retirement Plans, Litigation and Government Relations practice groups.

  

    Michelle Chapin, Shareholder          Jessica Summers, Principal

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