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Martin M. Shenkman, CPA, MBA, PFS, AEP (distinguished), JD, is an attorney in private practice in Fort Lee, New Jersey and New York City. His practice concentrates on estate and tax planning, planning for closely held businesses, estate administration.
A widely quoted expert on tax matters, Mr. Shenkman is a regular source for numerous financial and business publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Money, The New York Times, and others. He has appeared as a tax expert on numerous public and cable television shows including The Today Show, CNN, NBC Evening News, CNBC, MSNBC, CNN-FN, and others. He is a frequent guest on radio talk shows throughout the country and has a regular weekly radio show on Money Matters Financial Network. Mr. Shenkman is a prolific author, having published 42 books and more than 1,000 articles.
Mr. Shenkman has received numerous awards, including: The 1994 Probate and Property Excellence in Writing Award; The Alfred C. Clapp Award presented in 2007 by the New Jersey Bar Association and the Institute for Continuing Legal Education for excellence in continuing legal education; Worth Magazine’s Top 100 Attorneys (2008); CPA Magazine Top 50 IRS Tax Practitioners (April/May 2008); The “Editors Choice Award” in 2008 from Practical Estate Planning Magazine for his article “Estate Planning for Clients with Parkinson’s;” The 2008 “The Best Articles Published by the ABA” award for his article “Integrating Religious Considerations into Estate and Real Estate Planning;” New Jersey Super Lawyers, (2010-16); 2012 recipient of the AICPA Sidney Kess Award for Excellence in Continuing Education for CPAs; 2013 Accredited Estate Planners (Distinguished) award from the National Association of Estate Planning Counsels; Financial Planning Magazine 2012 Pro-Bono Financial Planner of the Year for efforts on behalf of those living with chronic illness and disability;