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Stephen C. Kisling

Steve has been named as one of the Best Lawyers in America® every year since 2006. His practice has as emphasis on employee benefits.

Steve Kisling likes to make things simple for his clients, which is fortunate considering the complexity of his employee benefits and tax practice.

Calm, patient and always composed, Steve enjoys helping business owners, benefits professionals and human resources personnel by relieving some of the strain and worry that comes with the administration of benefit plans.

Whether it is a quick call to address a discrete tax or drafting question or a lengthy strategic discussion, Steve provides answers and advice as clearly and painlessly as possible.

Steve has more than 30 years’ experience in tax and planning matters, from both the public sector enforcement and guidance perspective and the private sector creation and compliance perspective. He is a frequent lecturer on issues concerning benefits and general tax matters. Additionally, Steve has served as chair of the Employee Benefits Committee of the Cincinnati Bar Association.

At Katz Teller, Steve is the chair of the firm’s benefits committee and a member of the firm’s administrative and retirement plan committees.

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Stephen C. Kisling

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Jennifer Wullenweber
T (513) 977-3433