McAfee & Taft adds tax paralegal Yanira Sanchez
McAfee & Taft, the state’s largest law firm, has announced the addition of Yanira Sanchez as a paralegal for the firm’s Tax & Family Wealth Group. In this role, she is responsible for providing comprehensive legal support to tax attorneys involved in wealth transfer tax planning for families and individuals, business planning for closely held family businesses, business entity formation, formation and administration of tax-exempt organizations, tax structuring of complex business transactions, the settlement and litigation of disputes regarding wills and trusts, guardianship matters, general tax planning for businesses and individuals, and local, state and federal taxation.
Sanchez earned a professional diploma in legal office assisting from Robert Morris College in 2000, and graduated with an associate of applied science degree is paralegal studies two years later. Her prior career experience includes working as an in-house paralegal for two major insurance companies and as a paralegal for law firms in both Oklahoma City and Chicago.
With nearly 170 attorneys and offices in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, McAfee & Taft is one of the nation’s 250 largest law firms as ranked by the National Law Journal.