U.K.-based Withers, which launched its California practice in 2015, continues its expansion on the West Coast, adding three lawyers from Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp.
In his new capacity, Lingard will work closely with the company’s chief investment officer, Alfred Lam.
Leibovici joins the bank with more than 13 years of broad industry experience including portfolio management, trust and estate design and customized lending, including real estate, aircraft finance and cross-collateralizations.
All three will work at First Republic’s Jackson office at 545 West Broadway, which provides full-service private banking, private business banking, and real estate lending in additional to wealth management.
She headed Standish Mellon's Tax Sensitive and Insurance investment platforms and managed portfolio management, credit research, trading, and client relations.
Jeff Maurer said, "I have worked with Chris Zander for 25 years and know that as President of both Evercore Wealth Management and Evercore Trust Company he will help us continue to grow while never losing sight of our values."