ROBERT D. KAPLOW is a shareholder in the firm. His practice is concentrated in estate planning and personal and corporate income tax planning. Mr. Kaplow is a graduate of Cornell University, receiving his law degree from the University of Michigan. He received a Master’s in Tax Law from Wayne State University.
Mr. Kaplow is a member of the State Bar of Michigan (Taxation and Probate and Estate Planning sections), Oakland County Bar Association (Taxation Committee) and American Bar Association (Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section). He is a frequent lecturer before professional groups pertaining to tax and corporate matters.
Mr. Kaplow has been named the Best Lawyers
® 2021 Detroit Trusts and Estates "Lawyer of the Year.” He has been continuously selected by his peers for inclusion in the annual edition of Best Lawyers in America®
since 2013 in the areas of tax law and trusts and estates, as well as the Michigan edition of Super Lawyers®
2006, 2010-2018, named as a Top Lawyer by DBusiness Magazine
and recognized as a Michigan Leading Lawyer in the areas of Tax Law: Business and Individual and Trust, Will & Estate Planning Law.
He is active in various charitable and Bar related activities.
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY, Detroit, Michigan, LL.M, 1978
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Juris Doctor, 1971
CORNELL UNIVERSITY, Ithaca, New York, B.S., 1968
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
STATE BAR OF MICHIGAN
OAKLAND COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
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