Kenneth D. Perkins, JD, MBA, CPA                                      

Attorney at Law                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              


Education:  B.S. California State College, Bakersfield 

                    M.B.A. California State College, Bakersfield 

                     J.D. University of Pittsburgh School of Law 


Professional Licensing History:  Attorney - Pennsylvania 

                                                       Certified Public Accountant

                                                           - California, Pennsylvania 


Admitted to Practice:

All Pennsylvania Courts

U.S. Tax Court

Third Circuit Court of Appeals

United States Supreme Court


Professional Associations: Pennsylvania Bar Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants


Relevant Experience: Tax attorney and general counsel with broad experience in all facets of business planning and related litigation; domestic and international taxation and insurance; estate planning; estate and trust administration; mergers and acquisitions; real estate; HR, with successful Federal District Court litigation; municipal attorney; General Counsel for 450-employee healthcare group; General Counsel for Professional Sports team; consultant for structure of transactions with consideration for family, estate, asset protection, and property and income tax issues; closely-held business valuations applying accepted discount theories; principally responsible for forensic financial analysis and business valuations as in-house accountant for the then largest Pittsburgh law firm, covering major historic building transactions and litigation effects; development of U.S. Senate blind trust accounting rules; pension plan formation, administration and dissolution; IRC §6166 accounting regulations; bankruptcy consultation; valuation of public companies as consultant to investment/hedge funds; consultant for valuation impact of forensic financial scenarios and litigation for publicly-held securities; qualified as expert witness in broad range of financial issues; witness for the U.S. Secret Service and the U.S. Department of Justice (Southern District of New York); forensic litigation consultant; first-chair litigation attorney in complex financial cases; jury trials; successful Federal 3rd Circuit Court litigation against Top-10 national bank (2019); aircraft transactions and taxation; lead counsel for coordination of solutions and successful interface with regulators in private company major data breach (2.7MM consumers, 2018-19); counsel to family office for charitable gifts, contract management, insurance, and museum quality art Fortune 10 transaction; Buy/sell analysis and consultation for proposed mergers and acquisitions, including detailed forensic evaluation of financial results, compliance, operations, personnel, and related company valuation impact; Gold Star Family pro bono volunteer.

Course instructor, Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education: Business Valuation and the Law, Legal Malpractice, Income Taxation, Legal Entity Formation Planning, Accounting for Lawyers, Overview of Securities Laws, and Asset Protection.


301 Grant Street - Suite 270               Pittsburgh PA 15219