Mintz, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. has expanded its Tax practice with the addition of Kenneth Appleby, a nationally recognized expert with more than 25 years of experience in federal, state and international taxation. He joins the firm as a Member based in Boston.
Formerly a partner with Foley & Lardner LLP, Mr. Appleby brings to the firm deep, tax-specific expertise that spans myriad industries and sectors. He regularly advises clients on such matters as the implications of domestic and international M&A transactions; private equity and real estate fund formation and investments; tax optimized structures for the creation, holding and disposition of intellectual property; the design and implementation of tax efficient structures for real estate development and corporate transactions; like-kind exchanges and syndicated tenant’s-in-common offerings; equity and deferred compensation plans; joint ventures; formation and operation of exempt entities; and multi-state tax planning, particularly state taxation of intellectual property.
Mr. Appleby is a frequent lecturer on various tax topics and has authored numerous articles that have appeared in both scholarly journals and the popular press. His work includes Taxation of Intellectual Property and Technology, a leading two volume treatise published by LexisNexis, of which he is a co-author. He has been named among Massachusetts Super Lawyers in 2006, 2007 and 2012, and was elected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in 2012 and 2013.
A cum laude graduate of American University Law School, Mr. Appleby received dual bachelor’s degrees from Syracuse University in both accounting and transportation management. He is a member of the Massachusetts and District of Columbia bars and was previously the co-chair of the Boston Bar Association Tax Section.