Sanford M. Aderson

Of counsel
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Sanford M. Aderson is of counsel to Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky. He previously was a founding shareholder of Aderson Frank Steiner & Blechman, where he practiced for 25 years.

He focuses on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, estate planning and bankruptcy. Mr. Aderson has represented financial services organizations, movie theaters, construction companies, real estate developers, manufacturers and retailers. He has helped clients with the purchase and sale of companies and with securities offerings.

His estate planning experience includes the creation of life insurance trusts, beneficiary controlled trusts and dynasty trusts. In his bankruptcy practice, Mr. Aderson represents debtors and negotiates workouts of troubled loans.

Mr. Aderson also serves as president of Luttner Financial Group, a regional financial services organization with 200 professionals in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky.

Professional Affiliations

  • Allegheny County Bar Association

Recognition & Awards


  • J.D., Boston University, 1974
  • B.S., Boston University, 1971


  • Pennsylvania, 1974
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1974
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1986