Albert B. Ellentuck


Al focuses his considerable expertise at King & Nordlinger on trusts and estates, wealth transition planning, asset protection, and business succession. He also serves as corporate counsel to closely held businesses, colleges, and other non-profit organizations. Al is a nationally known speaker and author on a variety of estate planning and tax subjects, serves as contributing editor for the AICPA publication The Tax Advisor, and also writes a monthly tax column for them. He is a member of the Practitioner’s Publishing Company’s Tax Action Panel, and is the author of several of the books in the Practitioner’s Publishing Company’s tax series. He has received the coveted Arthur J. Dixon Memorial Award for leadership in the field of taxation and has been named by the “Washington Smart CEO” magazine as one of the top attorneys in the Washington, D.C. area.

Prior to joining the firm, Al was an attorney in the Office of Chief counsel of the Internal Revenue Service from 1958-1964, was the Managing Tax Partner of the international accounting firm of Laventhol & Horwath from 1975-1989, and is the past Chairman of the Tax Division of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He received a B.S. Degree in Accounting from New York University in 1953 and a J.D. Degree from Harvard Law School in 1956.

Bar Admission: Virginia, District of Columbia