Martin Rochwerg practises in Miller Thomson’s Tax and Private Client Services Groups and is among the most frequently recommended estate planning lawyers in the country. According to Euromoney’s Best of the Best for 2012, Martin is one of the world’s top 30 pre-eminent Trusts and Estates practitioners.
As counsel to businesses, investment groups and philanthropists in Canada and internationally, Martin provides advice on tax planning, estate planning, and succession planning to family business, wills and trusts. He advises trustees and beneficiaries on estate, trust, charitable administration and dispute resolution, and corporate clients on tax minimization, reorganizations and ownership regimes. He has particular expertise and extensive experience in multi-jurisdictional tax issues.
Martin has been an Adjunct Professor in Estate Planning at Osgoode Hall Law School since 1980, and teaching award recipient. In addition, he has been a regular faculty member for both the Canadian Tax Foundation and Canadian Bar Association, teaching multiple courses in Tax Planning for the Owner-Manager and Estate Planning for the CTF and lecturing for CTF Tax Week and CBA Tax Law for Lawyers. He was a seminar instructor for the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto and an instructor in the Bar Admission Course in Estate Planning and Administration, Corporate and Commercial Law and in Income Tax.
Martin is the Editor-in-Chief of Miller Thomson on Estate Planning, published by Carswell in 2012 and regularly updated. He is also Editor-in-Chief, Personal Tax and Estate Planning, Federated Press, 2006 to Present, and a Co-editor with David Chodikoff of It's Personal, Carswell.