Overview


Leigh-Alexandra Basha focuses her practice on domestic and international estate and tax planning. She counsels an affluent international client base on a wide range of sophisticated matters, including estate and trust administration, family wealth preservation, tax compliance, as well as business succession, expatriation and pre-immigration planning. Leigh is head of the Firm’s Washington, DC, Private Client Practice Group.

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Recognition


  • Lawyers.com: AV Preeminent Lawyer Rating, 2019
  • City Wealth Magazine Woman of the Year Award- North America, 2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America: Tax Law, Trusts and Estates, 2012-2019
  • Chambers Global: International Private Client, 2014-2018

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Community


  • International Bar Association (IBA), Nominating Committee member, past council member of the Legal Practice Division, and past chair of the Individual Tax and Private Client Committee
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), Financial Action Task Force, Delegate
  • ACTEC International Estate Planning Committee, Chair
  • ACTEC International Membership Committee, Chair

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Credentials


Education
Georgetown University Law Center, LLM, 1989
American University-Washington College of Law, JD, 1985
Georgetown University, AB, 1982

Admissions
District of Columbia
Maryland
Virginia

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