Kenneth E. Werner

Senior Counsel
New York
Phone: +1 212.530.1961
590 Madison Avenue, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10022-2544

Kenneth E. Werner is a senior counsel in the New York office of Crowell & Moring. He focuses his practice on federal income taxation issues arising in domestic and cross-border business transactions, including acquisitions, financings, joint ventures and use of pass-through entities. Ken has substantial experience in tax-efficient structuring for investments in non-U.S. jurisdictions and often represents clients structuring limited liability companies and limited partnerships for tax-efficient investment by U.S. tax-exempt investors and foreign investors.

He also advises corporations and limited liability companies regarding equity compensation plans for employees and service providers. His practice includes the preparation of tax opinions. Ken has represented clients before federal and state taxing authorities, including criminal investigations, and in court challenging determinations by such authorities.

He has been recognized by New York Super Lawyers Magazine for Tax (2014-2020).

Prior to joining the firm, he was an attorney with Kibbe & Orbe LLP.


Admitted to practice: New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Chair, Board of Trustees, Shakespeare & Company

Firm News & Announcements

Apr.01.2021 Crowell & Moring and Kibbe & Orbe Join Forces