Arnold D Kahn

Consulting Counsel
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Arnold D. Kahn is a Consulting Counsel in Holland & Knight's Los Angeles office. He concentrates his practice on sophisticated estate planning strategies for high-net-worth individuals and families, including the formation of family limited partnerships and family limited liability companies (LLCs) and the transfer of interests in those entities by gift or sale to lower generation family members or to trusts for their benefit. Mr. Kahn frequently works on other estate tax saving strategies, including qualified personal residence trusts and grantor retained annuity trusts.

Mr. Kahn handles the estates of deceased clients and others, focusing on tax issues, including valuation of estate assets and IRS estate tax audits. In addition, he has represented family members in disputes over estate assets and the interpretation of wills, trusts or other estate plan documents. Mr. Kahn is also involved in the drafting of basic estate planning documents, including revocable trusts, wills, powers of attorney and advance healthcare directives.

Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Trusts and Estates, 1993-2019
  • Southern California Super Lawyers magazine, 2004-2018
  • Certified Specialist in Probate, Estate Planning and Trust Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Order of the Coif


  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow
  • International Academy of Estate and Trust Law, Academician