Frantz Ward is proud to share that Matthew Kadish, partner in the firm’s Business Law Practice Group, is recognized in the prestigious 2020 Chambers USA High Net Worth (HNW) Guide in Band 1, the highest ranking. Chambers HNW is an annual guide identifying the world’s leading high net worth advisors in the private wealth market. This is the third year in a row that Matt has received this recognition.
The Guide states Matt is known for his estate planning, business succession planning and tax matters. Sources highlight his expertise by stating he is “a really smart lawyer – he is a tax technician and is not afraid of tackling difficult topics”, and “he is outstanding – he knows a lot about small businesses and tax and is very strong on income tax.”
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.