Dan H. Ruttenberg

SmolenPlevy Attorney


8045 Leesburg Pike Fifth Floor Vienna, VA 22182 United States


Phone: (703) 790-1900 Fax: (703) 790-1754 Website: http://www.smolenplevy.com/

CPA States


Practice Areas

Business Law
Estate Planning/Wills
Probate & Trust

Biographical Info

Daniel H. Ruttenberg is a principal with the law firm of SMOLENPLEVY in Tysons Corner, Virginia. His practice areas include succession planning for businesses, general corporate law, estate planning, and estate administration. Mr. Ruttenberg argued Hillman v. Maretta, 133 S.Ct. 1973 (2013) before the Supreme Court of United Sates, which is a precedent setting estate administration case. He is a member of the Bar in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia and is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant by the State of Maryland. Mr. Ruttenberg received his Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in Accounting and Finance from the University of Maryland. He earned his Juris Doctor with Honors from George Mason University School of Law and his Master of Laws in Taxation with Distinction from Georgetown University Law Center. He is regularly interviewed by the media for his insights and expertise on important legal issues. He has also been repeatedly recognized over the years for his abilities as an attorney, as an “AV” rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, including as a “Legal Elite” and “Power Player” by Washington Smart CEO Magazine, as a “Top Lawyer” by Northern Virginia Magazine, as a “Best Lawyer in America” by Best Lawyers, and as a “Top Lawyer in Virginia” and “Top Young Lawyer in Virginia” by Super Lawyers Magazine.  Mr. Ruttenberg has had several articles published in various business periodicals as well as the North Dakota Law Review. Mr. Ruttenberg served as President of the Fairfax Bar Association and currently serves as Vice President of the charity, Devotion to Children.