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Martin Shenkman, CPA, MBA, PFS, AEP, JD


Martin Shenkman is an attorney in private practice in New Jersey and New York. He practices estate and tax planning, planning for closely held businesses, estate administration. Shenkman has authored over 42 books and more than 1,000 professional articles, more than 50 of which have addressed planning for those facing the challenges of chronic illness and disability. an Editorial Board Member of Trusts & Estates Magazine, CCH (Wolter’s Kluwer) Co-Chair of Professional Advisory Board, CPA Journal, and the Matrimonial Strategist. He has previously served on the editorial board of many other tax, estate and real estate publications. Shenkman has an extensive list of awards and is known for numerous national publications, guest expert appearances on major financial and other television and radio shows.

Shenkman’s charitable and community work includes the founding of, which educates professional advisers on planning for clients with chronic illness and disability and which has been the subject of more than a score of articles. He has written books for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and the COPD Foundation.

Shenkman holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Wharton School, MBA from the University of Michigan, and Law degree from Fordham University School of Law. He was admitted to the bar in New York, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C. Shenkman is a registered CPA in New Jersey, Michigan, and New York and a registered Investment Adviser in New York and New Jersey.

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