Ken AnkerKenneth B. Anker

kanker@smithdowney.com

Ken’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.

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). Member: New York Bar. Admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court. Contributing author of Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Answer Book.