Vice President, Charitable Gift Planning
Elliot Kristal oversees development of the professional advisor community and brings more than 30 years of legal experience to the position. Prior to joining The Foundation in 1998, he was a partner at the Los Angeles law firm of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips for 13 years where he worked extensively on probate and estate planning matters. His experience also includes working as an attorney at Rifkind & Sterling for seven years. Kristal is a member of both the Beverly Hills and Los Angeles County Bar Associations and is an alumnus of UCLA, where he earned his bachelor of arts and law degrees. Elliot leads our Professional Advisor Speaker Series and co-wrote an article with Susan Mattisinko, VP & General Counsel, on the benefits of endowment funds for Private Wealth.