Stuart R. Susskind

Partner

Stuart has more than 30 years of experience in planning and administration of estates with expertise in income tax planning and compliance. He concentrates on closely-held business entities, including their creation, operations, acquisition, and sale of their assets and stock. He has been continuously named to  The Best Lawyers in America® in Trusts and Estates and was designated Best Lawyers 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” in Cincinnati for Litigation – Trusts and Estates.

Education & Admissions

Education

  • University of Cincinnati

    (B.B.A., 1966)

  • University of Cincinnati College of Law

    (J.D., 1969)

Admissions

  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Experience

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Estate planning and administration since 1970.
  • Extensive experience in creating, operations, acquisitions, and sales of assets and stocks of closely-held businesses.
  • General and family practice matters experience since 1970.

Involvement

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association (Chair, Taxation Section 1980-1981)
  • Cincinnati Bar Association Foundation (Trustee 1984-1990)
  • University of Cincinnati (Instructor, 1974-1992)
  • Northern Kentucky State University, Salmon P. College of Law (Adjunct Professor, 1973-1977)

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Jewish Federation of Cincinnati Endowment Fund (Former Co-Chair)
  • Jewish Federation of Cincinnati (Former Member, Board of Trustees)
  • Isaac M. Wise Temple (Member, Board of Trustees, 1982-1992; Vice President 1990-1992; Vice President 2017-2019)

Honors

HONORS

  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America©, Trusts and Estates; Litigation – Trusts and Estates (2005-2020)
  • Designated Best Lawyers Litigation – Trusts and Estates “Lawyer of the Year” in Cincinnati (2019)
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated – Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Named a “Five Star Wealth Manager” in a survey of consumers by Cincinnati Magazine (2008-2012)
  • Named to the Ohio Super Lawyers list (2007 and 2008)