Robert Venables

Robert Venables, CPA, JD, LLM Director, Tax

Working closely with all clients, Robert takes a special interest in working with new clients because it gives him the chance to review their prior-year tax returns. He enjoys the challenge of identifying opportunities for additional refunds on those prior returns or ways to reduce taxes in the future.

Location: Akron Email: Phone: 330.255.2135

Credentials & Education

  • Certified Public Accountant (Ohio)
  • LLM in taxation, Capital University Law School
  • J.D., The University of Akron School of Law
  • B.S. in accounting,
    The University of Akron

Robert advises closely held businesses in a variety of industries with a focus on pass-through entities. He is involved in technical areas of taxation, including international, oil and gas, partnerships, and merger and acquisitions.

  • Leads the firm’s Accounting Methods Group; member of the Technical Transaction Group and involved in developing the Tax Department’s training curriculum
  • Ohio Society of CPAs
  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Speaker at the OSCPA’s Mega Tax Conference and Akron Tax Club
  • Author in the August edition of the AICPA Tax Adviser’s “Tax Clinic


Robert lives in Canal Fulton, Ohio, with his wife and two children. Outside of work, Robert enjoys golfing and bike riding — but both take a backseat to his love of The University of Michigan athletics.