Our Distinguished Team
Geoffrey Lee, Attorney & Counselor At Law
Geoffrey Lee is the Principal Attorney and Founder of Legato Law, which he established in 2015. He enhances the firm’s offerings with several definitive areas of expertise. As a Certified Specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law, his work is widely commended by clients who find comfort in his ability to bring clarity to a complex process.
With attention to detail and a skilled understanding of every aspect of estate legal affairs, Mr. Lee provides the knowledge and support necessary to help clients. Mr. Lee’s professional talents are complemented by vast international business experience. His previous employment in multinational corporations include positions in Singapore, Hong Kong, San Francisco, and New York.
As a result of his extensive overseas business travels and family background, he is fluent in several languages and dialects, including Mandarin, Cantonese and Shanghainese. This knowledge of languages and culture, combined with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, enables him to meet the needs of ethnically diverse clients who might not otherwise be able to conduct their legal business with complete comfort and confidence.
Bar Membership: United States Tax Court; United States District Court, Northern District of California (San Francisco Bay area); United States District Court, Central District of California (Los Angeles area) and State Bar of California.
California State Bar Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California
Bar Association Memberships: Santa Clara County Bar Association and Silicon Valley Bar Association
Lucy Tait, Executive Director
With more than 20 years of experience in the high-tech and small-business industries, Lucy Tait has the finely tuned leadership and communication skills to keep Legato Law running smoothly, efficiently, and productively. Her attention to detail and client-focused, results-driven approach to business combine to ensure superior customer service. Skilled at managing information systems, she is also a notary public with fluency in English, Spanish, and Italian.
Jenny Lin, Attorney Of Counsel
Deepening Legato’s range of tax law experience, Jenny Lin, a Certified Specialist in Taxation, Certified by the Board of Specialization, State Bar of California, joined our team as Attorney Of Counsel. Jenny’s extensive tax knowledge augments the legacy planning, trust and probate administration services Legato Law provides its clients.
Jenny has been practicing law in California since 2000, bringing nearly 20 years of experience to our team. A widely respected tax attorney, she is a member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners. In the past has held various roles of responsibility in the tax section of the Bar Association of San Francisco and has authored several articles featured on Bloomberg BNA and CalCPA Society. Jenny also enjoys giving back to the local law community, presenting on numerous topics such as information reporting of offshore assets and IRS enforcement efforts, international estate planning, pre-immigration tax planning and foreign-owned real estate.
Eileen Magtibay, Attorney and Counselor at Law
Eileen joined the Legato law team bringing with her a wealth of family law and court experience. After graduating at the top of her University of San Francisco School of Law class and as a senior member of the USF’s Law Review, Eileen was admitted to the California State Bar in 2014.
Eileen began her legal career as a Post-Bar Clerk at California Superior Court, County of San Francisco and as a Law Clerk in the Family Law Division at California Superior Court, County of San Mateo. During her Superior Court tenure, she worked with Probate Court judges on cases involving trusts, wills, conservatorships, and guardianships. In her free time, Eileen also volunteers at the Filipino Bar Association of California helping with naturalization and family law cases.
Bar Association Memberships: Santa Clara County Bar Association and Silicon Valley Bar Association.