R. Douglas DeNardo

R. Douglas DeNardo: Attorney with Rothman Gordon, P.C. AV stamp icon
  • Shareholder at Rothman Gordon, P.C.
  • Third Floor, Grant Building, 310 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    View R. Douglas DeNardo's office location
  • Peer Reviews

    4.9/5.0 (1)
  • Profile Visibility [ i ]
Attorney Awards

Biography

Douglas DeNardo is a shareholder at Rothman Gordon in the Estates, Trusts and Taxation Department. He represents individuals, professionals, and owners of closely-held businesses and professional corporations and associations, working with them to develop strategies to meet their wealth transfer goals both from a tax perspective and non-tax perspective. Doug also counsels professionals and business owners on comprehensive asset protection planning strategies, including domestic asset protection trusts. With the recent boom in shale gas exploration, Doug has been assisting landowners in estate and income tax planning for lease bonuses and royalty payments with a particular emphasis on multigenerational planning. In addition, he represents charitable organizations (public charities and private foundations) in all facets, from formation to development efforts.

Doug has also developed an extensive knowledge of representing non-citizens and those with non-citizen spouses in the estate planning process.

Doug also handles Orphans’ Court matters involving the administration of estates and trusts.

Doug is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer every year since its inception in 2004 and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America®. He is rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale Hubbell. Doug earned his B.S., cum laude, and his J.D., cum laude, from Duquesne University. He also served as a senior staff member of the Duquesne University Law Review from 1987-88.

Active in the community, Doug is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He recently served two terms as a member of the board of directors of Bishop Canevin High School and is currently Chairman of the Moon Township Zoning Hearing Board. He is a member of the Professional Advisory Committee at the Pittsburgh Foundation. Doug is also a member of the Planned Giving Advisory Boards of Carlow University, the Diocese of Pittsburgh and California University of Pennsylvania, the Gift Planning Advisory Council at Duquesne University, the Professional Advisors Council at Robert Morris University, and is a Past-President of the Steel City Selects Girls Hockey Association. In 2015, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of the American Cancer Society (East-Central Region) and in 2017, he was named a member of Nationwide Gift Planning Advisor Council for the American Cancer Society and a member of the Greater Pittsburgh Regional Board for the American Cancer Society. Doug was also appointed as a member of the Chair’s Ambassador Council at Animal Friends.

Areas of Practice (12)

  • Trusts and Estates
  • Family Trusts
  • Charitable Trusts and Foundations
  • Living Trusts
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Pet Trusts
  • Estate Planning
  • Closely Held Business Estate Planning
  • Business Estate Planning
  • Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Children
  • Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples
  • International Estate Planning

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
412-205-5032  Phone
(412) 338-1140  Phone
www.rothmangordon.com/attorneys/r-douglas-denardo
University Attended:
Duquesne University, B.S., cum laude, 1985
Law School Attended:
Duquesne University, J.D., cum laude, 1988
Year of First Admission:
1988
Admission:
1988, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania; 1988, Pennsylvania
Memberships:
Allegheny County Bar Association; Pennsylvania Bar Association.
ISLN:
907914486
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (1 review)
  • High ethical standing icon
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.9/5.0

*Peer Reviews provided before April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Contact R. Douglas DeNardo

Required Fields

Required Fields


By clicking on the "Submit" button, you agree to the Terms of Use, Supplemental Terms and Privacy Policy. You also consent to be contacted at the phone number you provided, including by autodials, text messages and/or pre-recorded calls, from Martindale and its affiliates and from or on behalf of attorneys you request or contact through this site. Consent is not a condition of purchase.

You should not send any sensitive or confidential information through this site. Emails sent through this site do not create an attorney-client relationship and may not be treated as privileged or confidential. The lawyer or law firm you are contacting is not required to, and may choose not to, accept you as a client. The Internet is not necessarily secure and emails sent though this site could be intercepted or read by third parties.