Kevin Ghassomian, Tax, Estate Planning & Private Clients Groups - Of Counsel
Kevin Ghassomian focuses his practice on the personal legal needs of business owners, corporate executives, high-net-worth individuals, and their families. His representation covers all aspects of domestic and international estate planning with an emphasis on tax minimization, asset protection, business succession, and philanthropy. Mr. Ghassomian also counsels individual and corporate fiduciaries on the administration of trusts and estates, including the preparation of gift and estate tax returns and defense of positions taken on those returns.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Ghassomian worked in the New York City headquarters of a global investment company where he counseled a multinational client base on complex wealth management matters including foreign and domestic trust planning and related asset allocation strategies. Mr. Ghassomian leverages this background to collaborate with tax, investment, and insurance advisors, ensuring that their work is effectively integrated into the planning process. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Ghassomian is a frequent speaker, published author, and an adjunct professor of law, concentrating his scholarship on estate planning, taxation, and various wealth management topics. He also devotes time to numerous civic and charitable causes, maintaining leadership positions on several nonprofit boards.
Mr. Ghassomian received a J.D. from the Vanderbilt University Law School, an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Miami School of Law, and a B.A. with high honors from the University of Kentucky. He is admitted to practice law in New York, California, Nevada, Kentucky, and Ohio, where he has been repeatedly recognized as one of the top practitioners in his field.