Tag: Austin

Leslie Giordani Honored by Austin Business Journal Luncheon

from l: Steven Baker, Tracy Anderson, Bob Chesner, Derry Swanger, Leslie Giordani, Peggy Ugent, Cindy Grossman, Shannon Clifton, Hailey Bobella and Michael Ripp.

On September 29, nearly a dozen members of the GSRP team attended the Austin Business Journal’s Profiles in Power awards luncheon to celebrate Leslie Giordani, who was recognized by more than 600 attendees for her enduring good works within the Austin community. The prestigious annual award honors local “working women of distinction” in fields such as government, education, media and marketing, law, technology, healthcare, and nonprofits. Leslie was one of just 30 finalists selected by the ABJ, out of 108 nominees from across Central Texas.

A founding partner of GSRP, Leslie has been a leader and innovator both in her personal practice and in the life of our firm for more than 25 years. She is an internationally recognized expert in certain niche applications of the law, particularly complex and high-end estate planning, sophisticated worldwide asset protection, and the design and implementation of private placement life insurance, with clients who span the globe. Although her expertise no doubt influenced ABJ’s decision to name her a finalist, it is her uncompromising vision for the firm, for her clients, and for her colleagues that sets her apart.

Leslie is a compassionate and consummately professional attorney and friend, dedicated to creating a space at GSRP that values the needs of women and men, both in their work and in their personal lives. Her commitment to clients, whom she considers an extension of her family, and her focus on the career development and continued success of all members of the firm, mark her as a woman of distinction and power, and an invaluable member of the Austin community.

A profile on Leslie is featured on the ABJ website and in the print version of this week’s paper – pick up a copy and familiarize yourself with 30 of the most influential women in Austin!

GSRP Sponsors Austin Jewish Academy Gala

GSRP is a proud 2016 sponsor of the Austin Jewish Academy’s annual gala, scheduled for February 20 at the Hyatt Regency Austin. This year’s theme is 80s Gala, and the event will honor Ilene Novy.

GSRP partner Cindy Grossman serves on the board of AJA, which has been a pillar of Austin’s Jewish community since 1997. The academy is a Jewish day school open to all students K-8; the faculty works diligently to instill the core values of tikkun olam, community, tradition, empowerment, excellence and integrity.

For more information on the 80s Gala and AJA, visit www.austinjewishacademy.org

Firm is Proud Sponsor of The Contemporary Austin

GSRP is now a proud sponsor of The Contemporary Austin, the capital city’s premier contemporary arts museum. Created in 2011 by a merger of the Jones Center for Contemporary Art and the Austin Museum of Art, Contemporary Austin showcases two renowned and architecturally unique locations and brings multidisciplinary exhibitions, engaging programs, and enticing special events to the city’s visual arts landscape.

Supporting the museum falls squarely in line with GSRP’s strong support of Austin’s art and art business communities. Through long-standing relationships with both local artists as well as gallery owners who represent artists around the globe, we have built a unique collection of original works.