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Kenneth B. Anker

Phone: 410-321-9000
Fax: 410-321-6270

Ken Anker’s practice deals with all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation law. He has extensive experience in advising clients on the tax and ERISA implications of a broad range of benefits-related matters, including in the development, documentation, and operation of tax-qualified and non-tax-qualified deferred compensation and retirement plans of all types, welfare and flexible benefits programs, and executive and broad-based equity-oriented and performance-oriented incentive arrangements.

Ken has significant expertise in tailoring executive compensation programs to meet critical objectives and has considerable experience in analyzing and structuring insurance product-based compensation strategies. In addition, Ken regularly counsels clients on the tax implications of a broad range of corporate and individual transactional, compliance, and planning matters.

Education

  • New York University School of Law (LL.M., Tax Law)
  • George Washington University School of Law (J.D., with Honors)
  • State University of New York at Binghamton (B.S., magna cum laude)

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • United States Tax Court

Publications

Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Answer Book (contributing author).

“Use of Creative Incentive Compensation Techniques Revisited,” Business & Compensation Planning, Society of Financial Service Professionals, April 2009.

“Proposed Regulations Released on Deferred Compensation Plan Changes Required by AJCA,” Exempt Organization Tax Alert, Parente Randolph, October 2005.

“AJCA’s Impact on Deferred Compensation Plans,” Tax Alert, Parente Randolph, October 2005.

“Putting Teeth into Trade Secret Protections Using Creative Compensation Strategies,” Business & Compensation Planning, Society of Financial Service Professionals, April 2005.

“Recent Developments Impacting Deferred Compensation Plans of Tax Exempt Employers,” Exempt Organization Tax Alert, Parente Randolph, April 2005.

Recent E-Alerts

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Events

Fiduciary Training
Date: August 27, 2019
Barry Downey will be a panelist at the Fiduciary Training session for fiduciaries of governmental employer plans (non-ERISA governed) and tax exempt e… Read More
Adam Meehan will be featured as a speaker at a Worldwide Employee Benefits Network event hosted at the Loyola Graduate Center, Timonium Campus on Sept… Read More
Adam Meehan will be featured as a speaker at the SHRM 2019 Annual Legal and Legislative Conference hosted by Fountain Head Country Club in Hagerstown,… Read More

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