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Ken is Partner at Faegre Baker Daniels and has more than 30 years of tax experience, more than 20 years of aviation experience, and more than 15 years of insurance, captive insurers and risk management experience. Prior to joining Faegre Baker Daniels, Ken was a managing director of the Midwest region in the captive and warranty practice of KPMG. Earlier in his career, Ken held positions with Northwest Airlines (with executive management responsibilities for the corporate tax and risk management departments and as senior finance officer in the cargo division) and Marriott Corporation (with responsibilities for international finance, international tax, and tax administration and controversies). For nine years, Ken originated and taught the two-semester international tax course at Georgetown University Law Center's LL.M. graduate tax program, and now teaches the international tax course at the University of Minnesota Law School. Ken also served as assistant branch chief in the Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel. In this role, he was assigned to the Department of Justice as technical advisor to assist in the "Project Haven" criminal tax investigation involving offshore tax havens.

In the tax area, Ken advises clients on a wide range of international issues, including worldwide tax planning, transaction structuring, foreign bank account reporting, M&A, licensing, international franchising, expatriate tax issues, audits, controversy management, negotiation and litigation, and compliance for all federal, state and foreign taxes. He has also served as an expert witness in international tax matters in court.

Ken joined the Expatise Faculty in 2014.

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