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

                                                           - Pennsylvania, California 

                                                                                                                                                                                                      

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, financial expert, and general counsel with broad experience in all facets of business planning; domestic and international taxation and insurance; estate planning; estate and trust administration; mergers and acquisitions; real estate; HR, with successful Federal District Court litigation; Professional Sports team general counsel; consultant for structure of transactions with consideration for family, estate, asset protection, 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 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 appellate Federal Circuit Court litigation (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 and contract management and insurance for sale of museum quality art to Fortune 10 buyer; 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