Kevin F. Israel

Kevin F. Israel

  • Attorney Partner

Kevin Israel is a member of the firm’s Corporate & Business Law, MUSolutions, and Private Clients groups. He focuses his practice on advising individuals and principals of closely-held and family-owned businesses in the areas of estate and succession planning, income tax planning, and business transactions.

He also advises founders of new venture startups on entity formation and corporate finance.  He regularly practices in the areas of trust and estate administration, mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions, tax controversy, and tax collection engagements.

Kevin grew up in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.  He and his family reside in Westmoreland County.  Kevin enjoys fly fishing, cycling, hiking, and kayaking.

  • Advising multi-generations of families owning closely-held businesses on succession planning and other exit and business continuation strategies.
  • Representing clients in matters before the Internal Revenue Service and Pennsylvania Department of Revenue.
  • Representing fiduciaries and beneficiaries of estates and trusts.
  • Advise start-up and early stage ventures on formation, capital financing, entity classification, and tax planning matters.
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Estate Planning Council of Pittsburgh, Member
  • Greater Pittsburgh Business Association, Member
  • Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout
  • Serves as a Mentor for participants in the Pittsburgh chapter of the Founder Institute
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • United States Tax Court
  • J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 1989, cum laude
  • B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1983, cum laude
  • “What to Know About Changes to New EIN Applications,” MUS Client Advisory, July 17, 2019.
  • “MUS Attorneys to be Features Presenters for the National Business Institute’s Live Teleconference,” MUS Blog, September 29, 2017.
  • “Department of Revenue 2017 Tax Amnesty Program Guidelines,” MUS Blog, September 23, 2016.
  • “PA Enacts New Revenue Measures to Fund 2016-2017 State Budget,” MUS Blog, July 21, 2016.
  • Instructed courses for the Continuing Professional Education for CPA’s curriculum of the Community College of Allegheny County on the topics of Estate Planning, Individual Income Taxation, and Split-Dollar Life Insurance.
  • Instructed Continuing Legal Education courses on Estate Planning and Trust Administration for Lorman Education Services and National Business Institute.
  • Presented to members of the University of Pittsburgh Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence on succession planning strategies.
  • Serves as consultant for CMU’s Project Olympus advising student and staff on tax matters related to early stage startups.

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