Donald D. Kozusko Esq.

A founding partner with Washington D.C. law firm Kozusko Harris Duncan, Don Kozusko counsels international and domestic entrepreneurs, investors, philanthropists and privately-held businesses in the tax and legal issues relating to their investments, business activities, estate planning and charitable endeavors. He has also served as a mediator and an advocate in disputes involving the control of privately-owned businesses, investment ventures and family trusts.
Mr. Kozusko served in the Office of the Judge Advocate General of the Navy, was a Partner in Jones Day for twenty years, and later a Partner in Bryan Cave. He is licensed in the District of Columbia and New York and admitted to appear before the U.S. Tax Court.
His writings and speeches have been sponsored by such organizations as the American Bar Association and various state and local bar associations, the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation, American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel, the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, Georgetown University, Vanderbilt University, the Canadian Institute, the Institute for International Research, Trusts and Estates, Family Office Exchange, Institute for Private Investors and the Bureau of National Affairs.
Don is a fellow of the American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel (International and Business Planning Committees) and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.  He participates in an interdisciplinary peer group of recognized advisors devoted to a family wealth management practice, known as the Collaboration for Family Flourishing.  He is listed in the Best Lawyers in America, Chambers (USA) and in the first publication of Worth's list of the Top 100 Wealth Management Attorneys in the U.S.
He is a director of "Shaking the Tree: Interactive Productions," a non-profit production company that uses theater to inspire positive change in family relationships and philanthropic endeavors.  Don is also an advisory board member and former director of Learn/Serve International, an international education program for high school students, a director of The U.S. Friends of Cayman HospiceCare, Inc., and a director of certain family-funded foundations. 

J.D., Harvard Law School (1970) cum laude
B.A., Villanova University (1967) cum laude

Donald Kozusko is a member of the Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Estate Tax Advisory Board.