Amy L. Hespenheide

Partner | San Francisco

Secretary Katie Gradwohl



  • State of California, 1999

  • US Tax Court, 2009

  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2002

  • US District Court for the Northern District of California, 2001

  • US District Court for the Eastern District of California, 2003

  • US District Court for the Central District of California, 2002

  • US District Court for the Southern District of California, 2003


  • Golden Gate University School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation with Honors

  • UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), J.D.

  • Wellesley College, B.A. magna cum laude


  • English


  • STEP (Society of Tax and Estate Practitioners) Affiliate

  • State Bar of California, Trusts & Estates Section

  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Section

Key dates

  • Year joined: 2018
  • Year became partner: 2022