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Providence College, B.A., Magna Cum Laude

J.D. Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., Magna Cum Laude

New York University School of Law, L.L.M. (Taxation)

Kenneth regularly advises individuals, families, beneficiaries, corporate and individual fiduciaries regarding all aspects of complex estate and trust planning, administration, and litigation, and related federal, state, and local estate, gift, and income tax issues. His experience includes several audits of gift and estate tax returns and the preparation of and filing of complex federal and state gift, estate, and fiduciary income tax returns, including estate tax returns for nonresident decedents. Kenneth also advises business owners on business succession planning and various asset protection planning strategies, including the use of domestic asset protection trusts. He represents corporate and individual fiduciaries and beneficiaries regarding trust modification, including all associated estate, gift, and income tax issues.

As part of his practice, Kenneth regularly advises banks, trust companies and individual trustees on all aspects of the modification of existing irrevocable trusts and moving trusts to Delaware. He also frequently advises high net worth individuals and families regarding the creation of trusts to take advantage of Delaware's favorable trust laws, including properly structured directed trusts. Kenneth has significant experience in assisting business owners, doctors and other individuals with creating asset protection trusts and using other techniques to protect individual and family wealth from creditors and to minimize or alleviate the impact of state and local income taxes upon personal or family wealth. 

Kenneth is licensed to practice law in New York, Delaware and Massachusetts.

Prior to joining Hodgson Russ, Kenneth was an associate in the Trusts, Estates, and Tax group at a large firm in Wilmington, Delaware. He began his legal career as an associate in the Private Clients group of an international law firm in Rochester, New York.

 

Honors

  • Executive Editor and Publication Committee, Syracuse Law Review
  • Justinian Honor Society, Syracuse University College of Law
  • Order of the Coif, Syracuse University College of Law

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Kenneth contributes to Hodgson Russ's Noonan's Notes Blogs. His entries include:

May 15, 2019

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New York State Bar Association