Shari J. Odenheimer ('88) joins Chamberlain Hrdlicka's Philadelphia office


WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA. –  National law firm Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry announced today the addition of Shareholder Shari J. Odenheimer to its expanding Philadelphia-area office. Ms. Odenheimer’s practice includes estate planning, tax law, and trust and estate administration.
Formerly a partner at Blank Rome LLP, Ms. Odenheimer represents individuals, nonprofit organizations, private foundations and family businesses in numerous matters including guardianships, trust and estate administration, chancery court and orphans’ court litigation and international and domestic tax planning.
“We are very pleased to welcome our wonderful new colleague and partner,” said Shareholder Phil Karter. “With a robust estate planning and estate litigation practice, Shari perfectly complements our existing practices and fits seamlessly into our team.”
Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s Philadelphia office opened in 2007 as a federal tax boutique and has expanded into a multidisciplinary law practice handling federal, state and local tax planning, controversy and litigation matters, general civil litigation and dispute resolution, estate planning and administration, and corporate and commercial real estate. The office added two new attorneys, Shareholder Beth Fenton and Senior Counsel Michael Stutman, earlier this year.
“For me, Chamberlain Hrdlicka represents an opportunity to join a dynamic firm with a nationally recognized reputation and contribute to the continued growth of its Philadelphia office,” Ms. Odenheimer said.
A Philadelphia native, Ms. Odenheimer received a Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Michigan before earning her law degree at Boston University. She is very active in her community, serving on the Board of Directors of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and chairing the Policy, Strategy and Funding Committee. She also serves on the Board of Trustees and was the former Endowment Chair of the Women’s Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.
Ms. Odenheimer is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Jewish Relief Agency, SeniorLAW Center (where she served as Chair of the Board of Directors) and Pennsylvania Supreme Court Orphans’ Court Rules Committee. She is an alumna of the National Young Leadership Cabinet of the Jewish Federations of North America.
About Chamberlain Hrdlicka
Chamberlain Hrdlicka is a diversified business law firm with offices in Houston, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Denver 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 tax planning and tax controversy, the firm offers corporate, securities and finance, employment law and employee benefits, energy law, estate planning and administration, intellectual property, international and immigration law, commercial and business litigation, real estate and construction law.