Marilyn Sanborne

Marilyn C. Sanborne

Senior Counsel

Marilyn C. Sanborne focuses her practice on estate planning as well as estate and trust administration. She also is a former Practice Leader of the Private Client Services Group - a title she held for over 12 years.

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

Philadelphia Bar Association, past Chair, Probate and Trust Law Section; past member, Executive Committee

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow

Trustee of various private client trusts and a private foundation

Recognition & Accomplishments

Chambers High Net Worth, Private Wealth Law (PA), 2016-2023

The Best Lawyers in America, Trusts and Estates (Philadelphia), 2005-2024

AV Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

Speaking Engagements

Lecturer on such topics as tax planning and charitable giving; trust and foundation administration; insurance trusts; gifts to lifetime marital trusts; estate, gift, and generation-skipping tax planning; tax planning with disclaimers; and Pennsylvania estate administration

Board Memberships & Community Service

Children's Country Week Association, past Board Member

InterAct Theatre Company (Philadelphia), past Chair; Board Member

The Barnes Foundation Professional Advisors Council, Member

The Philadelphia Orchestra Planned Giving Advisory Committee

The Philadelphia Zoo, volunteer



University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D. 1981)

Smith College (A.B. 1975, cum laude)
Member, Phi Beta Kappa