Kenneth L. Harris concentrates his practice on the federal income tax aspects of corporate divestitures and acquisitions, partnership transactions and tax planning strategies. He advises Fortune 500 companies in structuring tax-free reorganizations, spin-off transactions, partnerships and LLC joint venture agreements and cross border investments. He also provides legal counsel to mid-sized companies and entrepreneurial concerns, in all aspects of tax planning.
Ken also represents individual and corporate clients in tax controversy matters before the IRS and in U.S. Tax Court.
Ken is co author of Standards of Tax Practice (6th Ed. 2004), a leading treatise in the field of tax ethics. He has written extensively on topics including corporate acquisitions, limited liability companies, international tax planning and tax procedures, and is an adjunct professor of law at the Northwestern University School of Law and IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he teaches courses in tax ethics, international taxation and tax policy.
Ken was elected in 2006 as a Fellow to the American College of Tax Counsel.
Ken has been recognized as a leader in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (recommended in “Tax”) since 2006.
Ken has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America since 2006.
Ken is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.