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Kevin K. Gluc

Partner, Trusts & Estates Controversies Practice Leader
Related Info
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

Miami (Ohio) University, B.A., cum laude

University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., cum laude

Kevin concentrates his practice in the areas of U.S./Canada cross-border estate planning, estate and gift planning, business succession planning, estate and trust administration, and trust and estate litigation.

His primary focus is in the U.S./Canada cross-border estate planning area. He regularly works with individuals and their professional advisors on a wide range of cross-border issues, including U.S. estate, gift, and income tax planning for both U.S. and Canadian citizens; U.S. income tax compliance for U.S. citizens residing in Canada; and planning for Canadians acquiring U.S. real property for both personal use and investment.

Kevin frequently works with clients on their personal estate plans, which often includes planning for U.S. citizen or resident family members or U.S. situs property. He is a frequent speaker and author throughout Canada on U.S. Canada cross-border tax issues.

Kevin also regularly works with individual and corporate fiduciaries regarding trust and estate administration, including any contested proceedings.

Kevin exclusively practices U.S. law and is admitted to practice in New York. 


  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Trusts and Estates) 2012 - 2024
  • Listed, Upstate New York Super Lawyers, 2017, 2018
  • Buffalo Business First/Buffalo Law Journal's Who's Who in Law, 2006


Presentations & Events

Professional Associations

  • The United States chapter of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP USA)
  • Estate Analysts of Western New York
  • Western New York Planned Giving Consortium
  • New York State Bar Association

  • Ontario Bar Association

Community & Pro Bono

  • Member, Board of Trustees: Hospice Foundation of Western New York
  • Member, Board of Trustees: Southeast Works Foundation
  • Chair, Supervisory Committee: Sweet Home Federal Credit Union
  • Member, Development Committee: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo