Awards & Recognitions

2022

Corporate International Global-KHD DC Private Client Law Firm of the Year 2022

Kozusko Harris Duncan has been recognized as Private Client Law Firm of the Year in Washington, D.C. – 2022 in the Corporate International Global Awards

U.S. News and Best Lawyers-KHD Best Trusts and Estates Law Firm 2022

Kozusko Harris Duncan is recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers Magazine as a Best Trusts and Estates Law Firm – National Tier One.

 

 

 

U.S. News and Best Lawyers-KHD DC Best Trusts and Estates Law Firm 2022

The Washington DC office of Kozusko Harris Duncan is recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers Magazine for the following:

Best Trusts and Estates Law Firm – Tier One Metropolitan Washington DC

Best Litigation-Trusts and Estates Firm – Tier One Metropolitan Washington DC

 

U.S. News and Best Lawyers-KHD NY Best Trusts and Estates Law Firm 2022

The New York office of Kozusko Harris Duncan is recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers Magazine as a Best Trusts and Estates Law Firm – Tier One Metropolitan New York City.

 

2021

Chambers and Partners-KHD Partners Rank in High Net Worth Guide 2021

Chambers and Partners ranks the following Kozusko Harris Duncan attorneys in High Net Worth Guide:

  • Donald Kozusko, District of Columbia
  • George Harris, District of Columbia
  • Rashad Wareh, New York
  • Stanly A. Barg, New York
  • Donald Kozusko, USA Eastern Region

 

 

Chambers and Partners-KHD DC Office Ranks in High Net Worth Law Firm Guide 2021

Kozusko Harris Duncan’s Washington, DC office ranks in High Net Worth Law Firm guide.

U.S. News and Best Lawyers-KHD NY Best Trusts and Estates Law Firm 2021

The New York office of Kozusko Harris Duncan has been recognized by U.S. News Report and Best Lawyers as a Best Trust and Estates Law Firm – Tier One Metropolitan New York City

U.S. News and Best Lawyers-KHD DC Best Trusts and Estates Law Firm 2021

The Washington DC office of Kozusko Harris Duncan has been recognized by Best Lawyers Magazine as a Best Trust and Estates Law Firm – Tier One Metropolitan Washington DC

U.S. News and Best Lawyers-KHD Best Trusts and Estates Law Firm 2021

Kozusko Harris Duncan is recognized by U.S. News and Best Lawyers as a Best Trusts and Estates Law Firm – National Tier One. Best Lawyers Magazine is the oldest and most respected published guide to the legal profession.

Kozusko Harris Duncan is pleased to announce that Rashad Wareh has been selected for the Global Elite Directory 2021 in conjunction with Legal Week International. The Global Elite Directory is the list of the world’s most respected lawyers advising UHNW clients, all of whom have been recommended by their peers in the industry

Global Law Experts-KHD Private Client Law Firm of the Year 2021

Kozusko Harris Duncan is proud to announce that the firm has been selected as the Private Client Law Firm of the Year – 2021 by Global Law Experts. Global Law Experts is a guide to the leading legal professionals throughout the world, celebrating excellence, innovation and performance across legal communities

Corporate International Global-KHD DC Private Client Law Firm of the Year 2021

Kozusko Harris Duncan has been recognized as Private Client Law Firm of the Year in Washington, D.C. – 2021 in the Corporate International Global Awards

Rashad Wareh is recognized as Thought Leader by and listed in Who’s Who Legal – Private Client 2021.

2020

U.S. News and Best Lawyers-KHD Best Trusts and Estates Lawyers 2020

U.S. News Media Group (U.S. News) and Best Lawyers have released the 2020″Best Lawyers” rankings. Kozusko Harris Duncan received the following rankings:

  • Donald D. Kozusko (Washington, DC), Litigation – Trusts and Estates, and Trusts and Estates
  • George P. Levendis (Washington, DC), Litigation – Trusts and Estates, and Trusts and Estates

Rashad Wareh and Stan Barg have been recognized as Global Leaders by and listed in Who’s Who Legal – Private Client 2020.

Chambers and Partners-KHD DC Office Ranks in High Net Worth Guide 2020

Kozusko Harris Duncan’s Washington DC office is ranked by Chambers and Partners in 2020 High Net Worth Law Firm Guide.

Chambers and Partners-KHD Partners Ranked in High Net Worth Guide 2020

The following Kozusko Harris Duncan lawyers are ranked by Chambers and Partners in 2020 High Net Worth Guide.

  • Donald Kozusko, District of Columbia
  • George Harris, District of Columbia
  • Rashad Wareh, New York
  • Stanly A. Barg, New York
  • Donald Kozusko, USA Eastern Region

2019

U.S. News and Best Lawyers-KHD Best Trusts and Estates Lawyers 2019

U.S. News Media Group (U.S. News) and Best Lawyers have released the 2019 “Best Lawyers” rankings. Kozusko Harris Duncan received the following rankings:

  • Rebecca Holloway Dent (New York, NY), Trusts and Estates
  • Rashad Wareh (New York, NY), Trusts and Estates
  • Donald D. Kozusko (Washington, DC), Litigation – Trusts and Estates, and Trusts and Estates
  • George P. Levendis (Washington, DC), Litigation – Trusts and Estates, and Trusts and Estates

Corporate International Global-KHD Closely-Held Business Law Firm of the Year 2019

Kozusko Harris Duncan has been recognized as the Closely-Held Business Law Firm of the Year in Washington D.C in the 2019 Corporate International Global Awards.

Chambers and Partners-KHD DC Office Ranks in High Net Worth Guide 2019

Kozusko Harris Duncan’s Washington DC office is ranked by Chambers and Partners in 2019 High Net Worth Law Firm Guide.

Chambers and Partners-KHD Partners Rank in High Net Worth Guide 2019

The following Kozusko Harris Duncan lawyers are ranked by Chambers and Partners in High Net Worth Guide.

  • Donald Kozusko, District of Columbia
  • George Harris, District of Columbia
  • Rashad Wareh, New York
  • Stanly A. Barg, New York
  • Donald Kozusko, USA Eastern Region

2018

Stan Barg, Eric Dorsch and Rashad Wareh, are named to Legal Week’s Private Client Global Elite 2018, which includes 250 of the world’s top private client attorneys.

U.S. News and Best Lawyers-KHD Best Trusts and Estates Lawyers 2018

U.S. News Media Group (U.S. News) and Best Lawyers have released the 2018 “Best Lawyers” rankings. Kozusko Harris Duncan received the following rankings:

  • Rashad Wareh, Trusts and Estates, New York
  • Rebecca Holloway Dent, Trusts and Estates, New York
  • Donald D. Kozusko, Litigation – Trusts and Estates, and Trusts and Estates, Washington, DC
  • George P. Levendis, Litigation – Trusts and Estates, and Trusts and Estates, Washington, DC

Corporate International Global-KHD DC Trust & Estate Law Firm of the Year 2018

Kozusko Harris Duncan was selected as the Trust & Estate Law Firm of the Year in Washington D.C. in the 2018 Corporate Intl Global Awards.

Acquisition International-KHD DC Most Outstanding Private Client Tax Advisory Firm 2018

Acquisition International has recognized Kozusko Harris Duncan  as the Most Outstanding Private Client Tax Advisory Firm 2018 – Washington, D.C.

ACQ5-KHD Law Awards 2018

ACQ5 recognizes Kozusko Harris Duncan in their 2018 Law Awards as:

  • US – PRIVATE CLIENT LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR
  • US – ESTATE PLANNING ADVISORY FIRM OF THE YEAR
  • US – WASHINGTON DC – OFFSHORE SERVICES LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR
  • US – NEW YORK NY – OFFSHORE SERVICES LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR

Finance Monthly-KHD Private Client & Offshore Law Firm of the Year USA 2018

Finance Monthly has selected Kozusko Harris Duncan as the Private Client & Offshore Law Firm of the Year – USA

Global Law Experts-KHD Tax Planning Law Firm of the Year 2018

Global Law Experts has recognized Kozusko Harris Duncan as the Tax Planning Law Firm of the Year in Washington D.C.

Who's Who Legal–Leading Private Client Attorneys 2018

Don Kozusko, Rashad Wareh and Stan Barg have been recognized as Leading Private Client Attorneys by and listed in Who’s Who Legal – Private Client 2018.

2017

U.S. New and Best Lawyers-KHD Best Trusts and Estates Lawyers 2017

U.S. News Media Group (U.S. News) and Best Lawyers have released the 2017 “Best Lawyers” rankings. Kozusko Harris Duncan received the following rankings:

  • Rashad Wareh, Trusts and Estates, New York, NY
  • Rebecca Holloway Dent, Trusts and Estates, New York, NY
  • Donald D. Kozusko, Litigation – Trusts and Estates, and Trusts and Estates, Washington D.C.
  • George P. Levendis, Litigation – Trusts and Estates, and Trusts and Estates, Washington D.C.

U.S. News and Best Lawyers-KHD Best Trusts and Estates Law Firm 2017

U.S. News Media Group (U.S. News) and Best Lawyers have released the 2017 “Best Law Firms” rankings. Kozusko Harris Duncan received the following rankings:

  • National, Tier 1, Trusts and Estates
  • New York, NY, Tier 1, Trusts and Estates
  • Washington D.C., Tier 1, Trusts and Estates
  • Washington D.C., Tier 1, Litigation – Trusts and Estates

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Corporate International Global-KHD DC Trust & Estate Law Firm of the Year 2017

Kozusko Harris Duncan was selected as the Trust & Estate Law Firm of the Year in Washington D.C. in the 2017 Corporate International Global Awards.

 

 

Wealth & Finance International-KHD DC Most Innovative Law Firm 2017

Wealth & Finance International has recognized Kozusko Harris Duncan as the Most Innovative Law Firm 2017 in Washington D.C.

Corporate LiveWire Global-KHD Excellence in Tax Law Services 2017

Kozusko Harris Duncan was awarded an Excellence in Tax Law Services in the Corporate LiveWire Global Awards 2017.

Acquisition International has recognized Kozusko Harris Duncan as a winner in their 2017 Legal Excellence Awards as their exclusive expert in Finance.

Global Law Experts-KHD DC Trust & Estate Law Firm of the Year 2017

Global Law Experts has recognized Kozusko Harris Duncan as the Trust and Estate Law Firm of the Year 2017 in Washington D.C. in the Client Choice category.

Acquisition International-KHD Best Overall Law Firm USA 2017

Acquisition International recognizes Kozusko Harris Duncan as the winner of their Best Overall Law Firm 2017-USA

Acquisition International-KHD DC Partner Tax Specialist of the Year Mid-Atlantic USA 2017

Acquisition International has recognized Stephen K. Vetter as their Tax Law Specialist of the Year – Mid-Atlantic USA.

Chambers USA-KHD DC Leading Law Firm in Private Wealth Law 2017

Kozusko Harris Duncan was selected  by Chambers USA as a Washington D.C. Leading Law firm in Private Wealth Law.

Chambers USA-KHD Partners Leading Individuals in Private Wealth Law 2017

The following Kozusko Harris Duncan lawyers were selected by Chambers USA as Leading Individuals in Private Wealth Law.

  • George Harris, District of Columbia
  • Don Kozusko, District of Columbia
  • Stanly A. Barg, New York
  • Rashad Wareh, New York
  • Don Kozusko, USA
  • Rashad Wareh, USA

Lawyer Monthly-KHD Private Client & Offshore Law Firm of the Year USA 2017

Lawyer Monthly has selected Kozusko Harris Duncan as the Private Client and Offshore – Law Firm of the Year – USA 2017.

Who's Who Legal–KHD Partners Leading Private Client Attorneys 2017

Don Kozusko, Rashad Wareh and Stan Barg have been recognized as Leading Private Client Attorneys by and listed in Who’s Who Legal – Private Client 2017.

ACQ5-KHD Global Awards 2017

ACQ5 recognizes Kozusko Harris Duncan in their 2017 Global Awards as:

  • US – Trust & Estates Law Firm of the Year
  • US – Private Wealth Law Firm of the Year
  • US – Family Office Law Firm of the Year

Stan Barg and Rashad Wareh, have been named to Legal Week’s Private Client Global Elite 2017, which includes 250 of the world’s top private client attorneys.

Rashad Wareh Appointed Chair of the Individual Tax and Private Client Committee of IBA 2017

Rashad Wareh has been appointed as the Chair of the Individual Tax and Private Client Committee of the International Bar Association.

2016

Corporate America: KHD DC Most Innovative Law Firm 2016

Kozusko Harris Duncan has been recognized by Corporate America as Washington D.C.’s Most Innovative Law Firm.

Andrew Stone Elected a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (“ACTEC“) 2016

Andrew Stone has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (“ACTEC“). ACTEC is a professional organization of approximately 2,600 lawyers who have demonstrated the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence and experience as trust and estate counselors. Individual lawyers meeting the criteria for membership are nominated by Fellows of the College, and are subjected to careful review by both state and national membership selection committees prior to consideration by the regents of the College. Fellows are selected on the basis of experience, professional reputation and ability in the fields of trusts and estates and on the basis of having made substantial contributions to these fields through lecturing, writing, teaching and bar activities.

Chambers USA-KHD Leading Law Firm in Private Wealth Law 2016

Kozusko Harris Duncan LLP was selected as Leading Law Firm in Private Wealth Law in the Chambers USA 2016 awards.

Corporate America: KHD DC Most Outstanding for Partnership Transactions 2016

Kozusko Harris Duncan has been recognized by Corporate America as 2016 Washington D.C.’s Most Outstanding for Partnership Transactions.

Acquisition International-KHD DC Best Tax Law Attorneys 2016

Kozusko Harris Duncan has been recognized as Washington D.C.’s Best Tax Law Attorneys.

 

Acquisition International-KHD Most Outstanding for Partnership Transactions 2016

Acquisitions International has recognized Kozusko Harris Duncan in the 2016 Global Excellence Awards as: Most Outstanding for Partnership Transactions.

Who's Who Legal–KHD Partners Leading Private Client Attorneys 2016

Don Kozusko, Rashad Wareh and Stan Barg have been recognized as Leading Private Client Attorneys by and listed in Who’s Who Legal – Private Client 2016.

U.S. News and Best Lawyers-KHD Best Trusts and Estates Law Firm 2016

U.S. News Media Group (U.S. News) and Best Lawyers have released the 2016 “Best Law Firms“ rankings. Kozusko Harris Duncan was placed in

Tier 1 of Trusts & Estates Law nationally

Tier 1 for Litigation – Trust & Estates and for Trusts & Estates Law in Washington DC

Tier 1 for Trusts & Estates Law in New York City

Corporate International Global-KHD DC Trust & Estate Law Firm of the Year 2016

Kozusko Harris Duncan was selected as the Trust & Estate Law Firm of the Year in Washington D.C. in the 2016 Corporate International Global Awards.

Corporate LiveWire Global-KHD Wills, Trusts & Estates Law Firm of the Year 2016

Kozusko Harris Duncan was selected as the Wills, Trusts & Estates Law Firm of the Year in the Corporate LiveWire Global Awards 2016.

Global Law Experts-KHD DC Trust & Estate Law Firm of the Year 2016

Kozusko Harris Duncan was selected as the Trust & Estate Law Firm of the Year in Washington D.C. in the 2016 Global Law Experts Annual Awards.

Kozusko Harris Vetter Wareh LLP was selected as the Best for Federal Tax Matters 2016 – Washington DC as part of the Corporate America Legal Elite awards for 2016.

Chambers USA-KHD Partners Leading Individuals in Wealth Management 2016

The following Kozusko Harris Duncan lawyers were selected by Chambers USA as Leading Individuals in Wealth Management.

  • George Harris, District of Columbia
  • Donald Kozusko, District of Columbia
  • Stanly A. Barg, New York
  • Rashad Wareh, New York
  • Donald Kozusko, USA
  • Rashad Wareh, USA

2015

STEP-Stan Barg Elected to Serve on Worldwide Council 2015

Stanley Barg has been elected to serve on the Worldwide Council of STEP, an international professional association of over 20,000 lawyers, accountants and other financial professionals from over 95 countries who deal with family wealth and succession planning. Stan has been elected to the STEP Worldwide Council as a representative of the branches and chapters of STEP throughout the United States. Council members are the primary channels for communication and representation between STEP members and the organization’s central governance bodies.

STEP-Stan Barg Receives Founder’s Award 2015

Stan Barg received a Founder’s Award from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). The Founder’s Award recognizes contributing members of STEP who have gone above and beyond what could ever be reasonably asked of any Council member, Committee member or other volunteer.

U.S. News and Best Lawyers-KHD Best Trusts and Estates Law Firm 2015

U.S. News Media Group (U.S. News) and Best Lawyers have released the 2015 “Best Law Firms“ rankings. Kozusko Harris Duncan was placed in

Tier 1 of Trusts & Estates Law nationally

Tier 1 for Litigation – Trust & Estates and for Trusts & Estates Law in Washington DC

Tier 2 for Trusts & Estates Law in New York City.

Chambers USA-KHD DC Partner Leading Individual in Wealth Management 2015

Don Kozusko was selected by Chambers USA as a Leading Individual in Wealth Management – Nationwide.

Kozusko Harris Duncan was selected as the Trust & Estate Law Firm of the Year in Washington D.C. in the Editor’s Choice category of the 2015 Corporate International Legal Awards.

Corporate America-KHD DC M&A Awards 2015

Kozusko Harris Duncan received the following awards as part of the Corporate America M&A awards for 2015:

  • Best for Partnership Transactions – Washington, D.C.
  • Recognized Leader in Real Estate Acquisitions – Washington, D.C.

 

Global Law Experts-KHD DC Trust & Estate Law Firm of the Year 2015

Kozusko Harris Duncan was selected as the Trust & Estate Law Firm of the Year in Washington D.C. in the Editor’s Choice category of the 2015 Global Law Experts Annual Awards.

Who's Who Legal–KHD Partners Leading Private Client Attorneys 2015

Rashad Wareh and Stan Barg have been recognized as Leading Private Client Attorneys by and listed in Who’s Who Legal – Private Client 2015.

 

 

2014

ACTEC- Don Kozusko to Head Up Special Project Team 2014

Don Kozusko has been asked to head up a special project team for the Business Planning Committee of ACTEC that is developing ways to make education about trusts and family business practices more accessible for business-owning families.

Andrew Stone is Reappointed Co-Chair of the International Tax Planning Committee of the ABA's Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law 2014-2015

Andrew Stone is re-appointed as Co-Chair of the International Tax Planning Committee of the American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law for the 2014-2015 bar year.

U.S. News and Best Lawyers-KHD Best Trusts and Estates Law Firm 2014

U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2014 “Best Law Firms” rankings. Kozusko Harris Duncan was placed in

Tier 1 of Trusts & Estates Law nationally

Tier 1 for Litigation – Trust & Estates and for Trusts & Estates Law in Washington DC

Tier 2 of Trust & Estates Law in New York City

Rashad Wareh and Stan Barg have been recognized as Leading Private Client Attorneys by and listed in Who’s Who Legal – Private Client 2014.

2013

Private Asset Management-KHD Partner Recognized as Rising Star 2013

Rashad Wareh is recognized as a “Rising Star” by Private Asset Management (PAM) in the wealth management and family office industry.

PAM Rising Stars

STEP-Stan Barg is Appointed Chairman of STEP USA 2013

Stan Barg was appointed Chairman of STEP USA.

Citywealth-KHD NY Partner Member of Leaders List 2013

Stan Barg was recognized by Citywealth as a member of its Leaders List in Private Wealth Management for North America.

Rebecca Dent Named in New York Best Lawyers-Trusts and Estates Survey 2013

Rebecca Dent was named in the New York Best Lawyers – Trusts and Estates – 2013 survey.

U.S. News and Best Lawyers-KHD Best Trusts and Estates Law Firm 2013

U.S. News Media Group (U.S. News) and Best Lawyers have released the 2013 “Best Law Firms” rankings. Kozusko Harris Duncan received the following rankings:

  • National, Tier 1, Trusts & Estates Law
  • New York City, Tier 2, Trusts & Estates Law
  • Washington D.C., Tier 1, Trusts & Estates Law
  • Washington D.C., Tier 1, Litigation – Trusts and Estates

Private Assessment Management-KHD Best Overall Law Firm 2013

Kozusko Harris Duncan was selected Best Overall Law Firm at the Private Asset Management Awards 2013.

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2012

STEP-Stan Barg Receives Founder's Award 2012

Stan Barg received a Founder’s Award from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). The Founder’s Award recognizes contributing members of STEP who have gone above and beyond what could ever be reasonably asked of any Council member, Committee member or other volunteer.

Private Assessment Management-KHD Best Law Firm-Client Service 2012

Kozusko Harris Duncan was selected Best Law Firm – Client Service at the Private Asset Management Awards 2012.

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2007

ACTEC-Don Kozusko Named to Washington Affairs Committee 2007

Don Kozusko is named to the Washington Affairs Committee of ACTEC, which conducts a technical review of all official submissions by ACTEC to the U.S. tax authorities, such as the Treasury department as to proposed regulations.