Frantz Ward is proud to share that Matthew Kadish, partner in the firm’s Business Law Practice Group, is recognized in the prestigious 2019 Chambers USA High Net Worth (HNW) Guide in Band 1, their highest ranking. Chambers HNW is an annual guide identifying the world’s leading high net worth advisors in the private wealth market.
The Guide states Matt is known for his broad trusts and estates practice. Sources highlight his expertise in offshore matters stating “he is a superb tax attorney”, and “very bright – he is on a whole other level of thinking – he combines his tax skills with the estate planning world”.
Rankings are compiled by Chambers and Partners, a U.K.-based publisher of legal guides and directories. Chambers guides are the culmination of in-depth interviews in search of qualities including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by clients.
Matt's practice covers a wide range of tax-related areas, including estate planning and business succession, foreign bank account reporting (FBAR) and related issues, entity taxation, exempt organizations, and representation of clients before the Internal Revenue Service and U.S. Tax Court. He formerly served as an attorney-advisor to Judge Herbert L. Chabot of the U.S. Tax Court, and, in addition to Cleveland, has practiced in Honolulu, Hawaii, and Washington D.C. Matt has spoken nationally on various tax and estate planning related topics. He is a Fellow of both the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and the American College of Tax Counsel (ACTC). Matt represents the nation's small businesses with the Small Business Council of America (SBCA), the voice of privately-owned business in Washington, D.C. on income and estate tax, benefits and health care matters. Since 2012, Matt has served as CEO of the SBCA. He is recognized in The Best Lawyers of America and the Ohio Super Lawyers lists. He received his B.A. from Williams College, J.D., cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, and an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University.