Joshua Sutin and Leo Unzeitig with the San Antonio office of Chamberlain Hrdlicka, have been elected to the San Antonio Bar Foundation Fellows (SABF) Program, as part of the 2020 class of a 25 newly-elected members. Sutin and Unzeitig will join fellow Chamberlain Hrdlicka attorney, Jaime Vasquez, who sits on the Board of Trustees for Foundation.
The SABF Fellows are a group of attorneys who serve as patrons of the charitable heart of the legal community. Together, these members make a difference in expanding civics education, filling the gap for access to justice and supporting the pipeline of future leaders in the San Antonio legal family. Fellows of the SABF are selected for their professional achievements and their commitment to the legal community. The Foundation’s Fellows Nomination Committee annually selects one-third of one percent of SABA members to become Fellows of the Foundation.
Joshua Sutin is a shareholder and Chair of the Employee Benefits practice at Chamberlain Hrdlicka. He helps clients unravel complex legal and business issues related to employee benefit plans, tax-exempt organizations, and business tax planning. He counsels both businesses and not-for-profit organizations on the full range of tax and employee benefits issues, including qualified retirement plans, tax-exempt entities, executive compensation, transaction-related benefits counsel, welfare plan compliance, and privately held businesses, advising clients on succession and transition planning. He represents clients in retirement plan and distribution planning, including analysis of income tax, estate tax and excise tax issues. Recognized among his peers, Sutin has been listed in Best Lawyers in America list since 2006, and was named San Antonio Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law “Lawyer of the Year” in 2017 and in 2020.
Leo Unzeitig is an associate in Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s San Antonio tax practice. He assists with a wide range of federal tax controversy and litigation matters at all stages before the Internal Revenue Service and federal courts. He has also successfully represented clients administratively in significant cases involving worker classification issues, method of accounting issues, foreign tax credits, and general collection matters. In addition to his work with Chamberlain, he is also an adjunct professor at the University of the Incarnate Word, teaching Tax Research to graduate accounting students. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and prior to joining Chamberlain Hrdlicka he clerked at the U.S. Tax Court in Washington D.C.
About Chamberlain Hrdlicka
Chamberlain Hrdlicka is a diversified business law firm with offices in Atlanta, Houston, Philadelphia and San Antonio. The firm represents both public and private companies as well as individuals and family-owned businesses across the nation. In addition to commercial and business litigation, the firm has expertise in tax planning and tax controversy, corporate law, securities and finance, employment law, employee benefits/ERISA, energy law, estate planning and administration, intellectual property, international and immigration law, real estate, and construction law.