Frantz Ward is pleased to share that Matthew F. Kadish has been designated a Chartered Advisor In Philanthropy® by the Board of Trustees of The American College of Financial Services. The CAP® designation demonstrates Matt has the knowledge and tools to help clients articulate and advance their highest aspirations for self, family and society.
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. Matt 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), and has been named Best Lawyers'
Cleveland Tax Law "Lawyer of the Year" in both Tax Litigation & Controversy and Trusts & Estates. Matt is recognized in the highest band in the prestigious Chambers USA High Net Worth (HNW) Guide and is named to The Best Lawyers in America and Ohio Super Lawyers list, where he ranks in the Top 100 Lawyers in Ohio and Top 50 Lawyers in Cleveland.
Matt received his J.D., cum laude
, from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University and a B.A. from Williams College.