John M. Slivka

John M. Slivka

Partner

216.696.4200 x1062
jslivka@sssb-law.com


Biography

John Slivka, an attorney and certified public accountant, has a practice that consists in large part of providing advice with regard to tax, business, and succession planning and consulting for privately-owned businesses and their owners. Since being admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1981, he has handled matters involving mergers and acquisitions, C and S corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, passive activities, ownership succession, estate/gift issues, other individual tax matters, IRS/state tax examinations, and numerous other business and tax matters.

Mr. Slivka joined the firm in 1990. Prior to that, he was a Senior Tax Manager in the Cleveland Entrepreneurial Services Department of Ernst & Young where he directed the activities of a tax department delivering services to privately owned businesses. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Licensed to Practice

Ohio

Education

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 1981, J.D.
    • cum laude
  • Cleveland State University, 1975, B.B.A.

Admissions & Associations

  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Member, American Bar Association
    • Law Practice Management Section
    • Taxation Section
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Member, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accounts

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Estate Planning Council of Cleveland
  • Member, Tax Club of Cleveland

Awards & Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent®

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Badge

  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2022 for Practice Areas:
    • Corporate Law
    • Tax Law

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Areas of Practice

Licensed to Practice

Ohio

Awards & Recognition

John M. Slivka
John M. Slivka
Partner
216.696.4200 x1062
jslivka@sssb-law.com

Biography

John Slivka, an attorney and certified public accountant, has a practice that consists in large part of providing advice with regard to tax, business, and succession planning and consulting for privately-owned businesses and their owners. Since being admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1981, he has handled matters involving mergers and acquisitions, C and S corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, passive activities, ownership succession, estate/gift issues, other individual tax matters, IRS/state tax examinations, and numerous other business and tax matters.

Mr. Slivka joined the firm in 1990. Prior to that, he was a Senior Tax Manager in the Cleveland Entrepreneurial Services Department of Ernst & Young where he directed the activities of a tax department delivering services to privately owned businesses. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Licensed to Practice

Ohio

Areas of Practice

  • Business Law
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Business Tax
  • Corporate and LLC Law
  • Gift, Estate, and GST Tax Planning
  • Income Tax Planning
  • Taxation
  • Tax Controversies and Litigation

Education

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 1981, J.D.
    • cum laude
  • Cleveland State University, 1975, B.B.A.

Admissions & Associations

  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Member, American Bar Association
    • Law Practice Management Section
    • Taxation Section
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Member, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accounts

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Estate Planning Council of Cleveland
  • Member, Tax Club of Cleveland
John M. Slivka
Partner
216.696.4200 x1062
jslivka@sssb-law.com

Awards & Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent®

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Badge

  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2022 for Practice Areas:
    • Corporate Law
    • Tax Law

Best Lawyers Badge