• Dennis C. Reardon, LL.M. (Taxation)
    Dennis C. Reardon, LL.M. (Taxation)Founder

    Dennis C. Reardon is the founder of Reardon & Associates, LLC, a law firm in Wayne, Pennsylvania. He specializes in tax matters related to estate, business and compensation planning. The firm’s clients generally are family owned businesses, professionals, executives, and fiduciaries or beneficiaries of trusts and estates. Additional areas of specialty include estate administration; representation regarding business transactions, including sales and purchases of businesses; shareholder matters; buy-sell agreements; S corporation and LLC planning; and life insurance planning.

    Mr. Reardon has spoken on tax and insurance planning topics at meetings of: The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC); The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Employee Benefits Conference; the Million Dollar Round Table (1986, 1988, 1990); the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU); the LIMRA Advanced Sales Forum; the Washington State Bar Association and Seattle Estate Planning Council; the New York City Estate Planning Council; the Pennsylvania Bar Institute; CLU Institutes, the National Video Teleconference, and the Annual Meeting and Forum of the American Society of CLU and ChFC; the Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of the IAFP; and other professional groups throughout the United States.

    Mr. Reardon currently writes a column on estate planning strategies for the Journal of Financial Service Professionals. He is the author of S Corporations: Estate, Business and Compensation Planning (1992), and Working with S Corporations (1996, 2001), publications of the National Underwriter Company. In addition to writing on tax and benefit planning subjects for American Society of CLU and ChFC publications, his articles have appeared in the Estates, Gifts and Trusts Journal; Estate and Financial Planners Quarterly; Philadelphia Business Journal; Financial Strategies; and other professional publications. Mr. Reardon is the editor of a chapter on life insurance and annuities in “Income Taxation of Individuals,” a publication of Matthew Bender Company. He also developed the course materials and had been an instructor for many years for the Insurance Concepts course that was part of the Tax Management Seminars offered by KPMG Peat Marwick to its professional staff.

    Mr. Reardon is a graduate of the University of Connecticut (B.A.); Western New England College, School of Law (J.D.); Temple University (LL.M., Taxation); and has earned the designations of Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) from the American College. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and a member of its Business Planning Committee, and Life Insurance Subcommittee. Mr. Reardon is a member of the Pennsylvania, American, and the Philadelphia Bar Associations; he is currently the co-chairman of the Business Planning Committee of the Probate and Trust Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association. He is a past President of the Delaware County Estate Planning Council and the Attorney/CPA Forum of Delaware County, and is also a member of the Philadelphia Estate Planning Council. He has been designated a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer® every year since 2009 and has received an AV® Peer Review Rating by Martindale Hubbell®.