Jerold Fink

Partner Emeritus (Retired) Cincinnati
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Jerry practiced in Taft’s Tax department for more than 30 years. He practiced pension, profit-sharing, and employee benefits law. Jerry designed the firm’s master profit-sharing, pension, and 401(k) plans, and wrote the ERISA rules used by hundreds of our clients. He established a reputation in this area of the country as one of the leading ERISA experts. He served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Cincinnati Bar Association, and as chairman of the Bar Association’s Taxation Section. Jerry also served as chairman of the Southwestern Ohio Tax Institute, and as co-chairman of the special Bar Association Committee on drafting Hamilton County Property Division Rules for use by the Domestic Relations Court. He is listed in Best Lawyers of America. Jerry is currently admitted to practice in the state of Ohio and has been admitted to the U.S. Tax Court.



  • Duke University School of Law (1966)
  • Royal Holloway, University of London (M.A. in playwriting) (2013)
  • Duke University

Professional Affiliations

  • Southwestern Ohio Self Insurers Association


Community Involvement

  • Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

    Former Board Member