David J. Rectenwald

David J. Rectenwald: Attorney with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Biography

David J. Rectenwald is an Ohio State Bar Association specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law. Dave is skilled in the area of sophisticated estate planning and wealth preservation. His clientele includes successful business owners, physicians and other wealthy individuals. He has extensive experience in all areas of estate planning, including business succession, insurance and tax planning and estate administration.

Dave also has extensive experience in the charitable planned giving area. He was instrumental in establishing the Toledo Area Planned Giving Council, which educates professionals about planned giving, and served as the Council's first President. He also represents a number of local charities and advises them on charitable and planned giving matters.

Honors

•Best Lawyers in America, 2005 - 2017
•Best Lawyers Toledo Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year, 2015
•Best Attorneys In Ohio 2012, Best Lawyers in America

News Releases

08.16.2016 Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America 2017

08.19.2015 Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America 2016

08.21.2014 83 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015

08.21.2014 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Named Best Lawyers 2015 “Lawyer of the Year”

08.15.2013 83 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014

08.28.2012 81 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013

09.07.2011 70 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America 2012

08.12.2010 70 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2011

Publications

06.09.2015 Ohio Brightens its Bright-Line Test

May/June 2014 The Inheritance Rights of ART Children

05.23.2013 Transfer Taxes after the Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

Newsletters

Spring 2015 insights' Newsletter - Spring 2015

Spring 2013 insights Newsletter - Spring 2013

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Planning
  • Trusts and Estates

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
419.321.1407  Phone
419.241.6894  Fax
www.slk-law.com
University Attended:
University of Notre Dame, B.A., cum laude, 1983
Law School Attended:
Ohio State University, J.D., 1986
Year of First admission:
1986
Admission:
1986, Ohio; 2001, Florida; 2001, North Carolina; 2002, Michigan; United States Tax Court
Memberships:

Professional and Community Affiliations

•Toledo Bar Association
•Ohio State Bar Association
•Florida Bar Association
•North Carolina Bar Association
•Michigan Bar Association
•Twenty Under Forty Leadership Award Recipient
•Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northwest Ohio, former Trustee and Chairman of the Board
•Harbor Foundation, Harbor Behavioral Healthcare, past Chairman/President
•The Toledo Area Planned Giving Council, past Chairman/President
•Notre Dame Club of Toledo, past Chairman/President

Birth Information:
Toledo, Ohio, April 15, 1961
ISLN:
902245127

Peer Reviews

  • 4.5/5.0 (3)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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    5.0/5.0 by a Member on 06/13/14 in Estate Planning on 06/13/14

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    5.0/5.0 by a Member on 04/30/12 in Estate Planning on 04/30/12

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  • David J. Rectenwald

    4.6/5.0 by a Member on 04/29/12 in Employment Law on 04/29/12

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