Howard J. Kaslow is a partner in AKC Law and a member of the business department. He joined AKC Law in 1964. He focuses his practice on corporate and business law, and estate and trust planning.
In his corporate practice, Howard represents corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and other entities with corporate, financing, and other business transactions. He assists his clients in the structuring of their businesses, including shareholder and other agreements among the business owners, and with tax and securities issues relating to their businesses.
Howard has broad experience in estate, trust, and probate matters and regularly counsels his clients in the preparation of wills, trusts, and powers of attorney. Howard specializes in creating personalized plans utilizing sophisticated estate and gift planning techniques such as “Q-Tip” marital deduction trusts, “Crummey” trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts, grantor trusts, the use of generation-skipping transfer tax exemptions, private charitable foundations, charitable trusts and supporting organizations, and family limited partnerships and limited liability companies.
He received his BA, magna cum laude, from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut and his LLB, cum laude, from Yale Law School. He was also a Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford.
Howard is a member of the Omaha, Nebraska State and American Bar Associations. He is a Fellow of the Nebraska Bar Foundation and the American Bar Foundation.
Supporting the Omaha community is important to Howard, who has served as a director or trustee of numerous civic organizations, including Father Flannagan’s Boys’ Home, the Omaha Community Foundation, Fontenelle Nature Association, Inclusive Communities, and the Jewish Federation of Omaha. He has held various leadership positions within each of the organizations.