Peter S. Myers

 

Named one of the “Top 100 Attorneys” in the country by the Robb Report and Worth Magazine, Peter S. Myers is a leading counselor, problem-solver and lawyer in San Francisco. Mr. Myers helps individuals and families who need a reliable relationship with a caring lawyer – an experienced lawyer who will assist them in times of greatest personal opportunity, life event, or crisis. Mr. Myers will review your family’s wealth structure, asset protection concerns, tax planning opportunities, business transactions and planning and assist you and your other advisors in formulating and implementing a strategy based on your unique challenges and objectives. He is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization and was named a “Northern California Superlawyer” for every year from 2004 to 2012. He writes and teaches in the areas of estate planning (as faculty at Golden Gate University), family business entities and estate planning, and has authored and published treatises, books and articles, regularly speaking throughout the country on topics of interest to wealthy families and their advisors, as well as at conventions of professionals.

Mr. Myers received his bachelor’s degree in 1981 from The American University in Washington, D.C. and his law degree in 1984 from Hastings College of Law. He returned to Hastings as a lecturer and part-time instructor from 1988-1990. He is an adjunct faculty member at Golden Gate University (SF campus) and The Wealth Strategies Institute at Michigan State University (E.Lansing), where he teaches stock options planning. He regularly teaches for the National Business Institute, the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys, the Southern California Institute and various local and national professional groups.

Mr. Myers practiced antitrust and securities law with the San Francisco office of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro from 1987 through 1992 before starting his own firm. He has served on the boards of a number of local charitable and philanthropic organizations and has received a number of awards for his efforts, including the 2004-2012 Northern California Super Lawyer designation from San Francisco Magazine, the 2005-2006 Robb Report/Worth Magazine “Top 100 Lawyers” in the U.S., the Wiley W. Manuel Award in 1990-91 and 1991-92 (State Bar of California Board of Governors’ Award for provision of legal services to the poor) and Outstanding Attorney in Public Service Award, 1991 (BASF Volunteer Legal Services Program).