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Kevin Matz

KEVIN MATZ is the managing attorney of Kevin Matz & Associates PLLC, with offices in Midtown Manhattan and White Plains, New York, where his practice is principally devoted to domestic and international estate and tax planning, estate administration and related litigation. Mr. Matz earned his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law (where he was a Notes & Articles Editor of the Fordham Law Review) and his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law, and was a senior associate in the private clients group of White & Case LLP and a Partner at a medium-sized law firm in Midtown Manhattan prior to starting his own law firm in 2009. He is a member of the New York City Bar Association, among other professional organizations, and has helped to draft several of the City Bar’s comment letters, as well as the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants’ comment letters, to the United States Department of Treasury. Mr. Matz has written and spoken extensively about the use of family limited partnerships and various other leveraged transfer techniques, as well as estate planning strategies for groups ranging from private equity fund managers to professional athletes, and has been frequently cited in the professional literature (including at the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning) for his innovative solutions and analysis. In addition, Mr. Matz is the co-author of the treatise Estate Planning for Professionals – Understanding What is Needed for Estates of Any Size (Cannon Financial Institute 2009), and is a certified public accountant, in which connection he is currently the Chairman of the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Committee of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (the “NYSSCPA”), the Vice Chairman of the NYSSCPA’s Estate Planning Committee, and the Chairman of the NYSSCPA’s 2012 Annual Estate Planning Conference. Mr. Matz may be contacted at 914-682-6884 or kmatz@kmatzlaw.com.