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Patrick W. Martin is Named a North American Leader Amongst Private Wealth Management's Leading Lawyers

San Diego, CA – The law firm of Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP is pleased to announce that Partner, Patrick W. Martin, has been named a Citywealth Leader for 2010. Martin was one of 53 attorneys in North America that was named a Leader on this list along with others such as Carolyn McCaffrey, Gideon Rothschild, David J. Stoll, and John W. Porter.

Now in its fifth year of publication, the Citywealth Leaders List brings together the leading advisers and intermediaries in the wealth management and private client sector, to an audience of peers in the industry. The List is compiled from 2,000 elite recommendations of global peers, accountancy and law practices, financial institutions, UHNW clients and charitable organizations.

Martin is the leader of the firm's tax team and the international tax practice. His practice emphasizes international tax planning and related international law matters. He represents foreign individuals, multi-national families, companies, international athletes, entertainers and entertainment groups in such areas as developing worldwide investment and financing structures, international tax treaty planning strategies and planning worldwide income, estate and inheritance taxes. He helps resolve and plan for international tax controversies and develops international wealth preservation structures to compliment the client’s international investments and business transactions.

Martin received his law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1992 where he was a Thomas More scholar, and also studied international law (Régimen Jurídico de Los Negocios Internacionales en México) at the celebrated Mexican law school, La Escuela Libre de Derecho in Mexico City.

About Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

With more than 110 attorneys in San Diego and Carlsbad, Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP is one of the largest full-services business law firms in Southern California. We are a local law firm with a global network that gives us the ability to serve our clients’ interests throughout the world. Procopio is dedicated to understanding the businesses and industries of our clients and collaborating with them to develop tailored strategies. We advise companies at every stage in the corporate life cycle, helping them to plan, finance and operate their businesses. Since 1946, our success has been derived from our commitment to our clients and our ability to maximize the value we provide to them. Our goal is to continue building long-term relationships with our clients through a steady, team-oriented approach. For additional information, please visit