Leighton A. Burrey

Top rated estate & trust litigation attorney in Orinda, California

Business Estate & Tax Attorneys, P.C.
Leighton A. Burrey
Business Estate & Tax Attorneys, P.C.

Practice Areas: Estate & trust litigation, Closely held business, Tax view more

Licensed in California since: 2015

Education: University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2023

Business Estate & Tax Attorneys, P.C.

4 Orinda Way
Suite 110-D
Orinda, CA 94563 Phone: 925-532-1858 Email: Leighton A. Burrey Visit website


Leighton A. Burrey is a sole practitioner at Business Estate & Tax Attorneys, P.C, and is in the firm's office in Orinda, California. Providing dedicated and informed representation to individual and business clients throughout the state, he focuses his practice on income, estate, and gift tax planning. Mr. Burrey's background in these types of matters includes his time spent as an associate at a leading tax firm based in San Francisco, where he worked on several types of planning and consulting matters for companies and individuals. He is a member in good standing of The State Bar of California.

As part of his practice, Mr. Burrey provides advice and counsel to business owners regarding planning for who will succeed them in the event of their retirement, incapacity, or death. He also has experience in trust and estate administration, and he works with clients to develop strategies to minimize their state and federal income tax exposure as part of a plan to preserve and protect their assets for future generations. Mr. Burrey's background has also included foreign and domestic income tax compliance.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Burrey attended the University of California, Davis, where he majored in economics and received a Bachelor of Science in 2001. After graduation, he joined the United States Marine Corps, and he was stationed at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in San Diego County, rising to the level of captain before leaving the service in June 2006. Eventually deciding upon a legal career, Mr. Burrey enrolled at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2010. He also holds an LLM in taxation from Golden Gate University School of Law.

Practice areas

Estate & trust litigation, Closely held business, Tax: consumer, Estate planning & probate

First Admitted: 2015, California

Professional Webpage: https://beta.law/about

Educational Background:
  • University of California, B.A., 2001
  • Golden Gate University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, With Honors, 2013
  • The Bar Association of San Francisco Lawyers , 2021
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Contra Costa County Bar, 2021
  • Alameda County Bar  , 2021

Office location for Leighton A. Burrey

4 Orinda Way
Suite 110-D
Orinda, CA 94563


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2023

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