Stephen L. Kadish

Stephen L. Kadish

Frantz Ward LLP

Recognized since 1983

Cleveland, Ohio

Practice Areas

Litigation and Controversy - Tax

Tax Law

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Steve is a leading tax attorney in Northeast Ohio, with substantial experience in practice before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. District Court in tax-related matters, and counsels individuals and businesses on tax, business, estate planning and business succession matters.

Steve represents doctors, dentists, lawyers and businesspeople in various matters including tax advice.

For more than 30 years, Steve has lectured at numerous tax and accounting seminars, including ALI-ABA seminars and state-wide CPA institutes, providing annual updates on Federal tax cases and law changes. He has been published in numerous law reviews and tax-related journals.

Contact & Links
  • 200 Public Square, Suite 3000
    Cleveland, OH 44114
  • Columbia University, J.D., graduated 1963
  • Georgetown University, LL.M., graduated 1966
  • Williams College, BA, graduated 1960
Bar Admissions
  • Ohio, State of Ohio
  • American Bar Association, Tax Section - Member
  • American College of Tax Counsel - Fellow
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association- Tax Section - Member
  • Estate Planning Council of Cleveland - Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Tax and Estate Planning Sections - Member
  • Tax Club of Cleveland - Former Board Member and Former President
Court Admissions
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States District Court - Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Federal Clerkships
  • United States Tax Court

Frantz Ward LLP
Headquarters: Cleveland, Ohio

39 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

9 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Tax Law
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Tax Law, Cleveland (2014)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Tax Law
Special Focus:
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Litigation – Appeals & U.S. Tax Court
  • Litigation – IRS Audits
  • Litigation and Controversy – Tax Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Named Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" in Tax Law in Cleveland (2013)
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated- Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Tax Law; Tax-Litigation/Controversy (1983-2019)
  • Named to the Ohio Super Lawyers list (2004-2011; 2014-2019)

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