honors + affiliations
Member, New York State Bar Association, Tax Section
Member, Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Law School
- New York
- U.S. Tax Court
Kenneth S. Kail is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Tax Practice. Mr. Kail's practice involves transactional tax planning for federal and international tax matters.
Mr. Kail has a broad-based practice in corporate tax matters (including stock and asset acquisitions, reorganizations, spin-offs, venture acquisitions, incorporations, shareholder and inter-corporate redemptions, liquidations and earnings and profits), investments (including REMICs, pass-through securities, asset-backed securities and offshore funds), securities offerings (including ADR, IDR, Eurobond and Yankee bond), U.S. activities of foreign taxpayers (including branch tax, foreign investment in U.S. real property, earnings stripping, transfer pricing, withholding and treaties), foreign activities of U.S. taxpayers (including offshore joint ventures, controlled foreign corporations, foreign personal holding companies, passive foreign investment companies and foreign tax credits), executive compensation and employee share bonus arrangements (including stock options and stock purchase plans), corporation deductions, charitable organizations and controversy work (tax protests and Tax Court petitions).
Mr. Kail is admitted to practice in New York and before the U.S. Tax Court.
- University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1980, J.D.
- State University of New York at Albany, 1977, B.S.