Steven Zisser

Adjunct Professor


  • LL.M (Taxation) Georgetown University Law Center
  • J.D., Albany Law School
  • B.A., Political Science and Economics (With Distinction), University of Rochester


  • Federal Estate
  • Gift and Income Taxation of Insurance Products


Steven Zisser leads the product taxation team at Nationwide Financial Services,concentrating on life insurance and annuity product; in the past he has served as IRS Attorney (Estate Tax) in Washington, DC; private practice at Schottenstein, Zox & Dunn; Ohio Assistant Attorney (Tax Section). Additionally, Zisser has been a crossword puzzle constructor for USA Today, Universal Press, Los Angeles Times, New York Times,, CrosswordRush and other crossword puzzle publishers.