Kenneth Clark is a partner in the Tax Group of Fenwick & West LLP and chairs its Tax Litigation Practice. Fenwick has received numerous accolades for its tax controversy practice, including recognition by International Tax Review as U.S. tax litigation firm of the year in three different years. The principal focus of Ken’s practice is complex federal tax litigation and tax controversy work. He regularly practices in the United States Tax Court and has published a number of articles relating to tax controversies. Fenwick & West has worked on more than 70 federal tax litigations.
Ken has worked on numerous high profile tax controversy matters, for clients such as Xilinx, Inc.; The Limited, Inc.; Limited Brands, Inc.; Textron Inc.; Daimler AG; G.M. Trading; Dover Corporation; Adaptec, Inc.; Analog Devices; and CBS.
With four decades of experience, Ken also has managed a variety of complex commercial disputes in a number of foreign countries and more than twenty states. Litigation prevention and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) also have been important parts of his practice. He has served as Fenwick & West's ADR coordinator, as an American Arbitration Association arbitrator, and has been involved in numerous mediations and arbitrations.
Ken received a B.A. from the University of Redlands, where he graduated summa cum laude, and was first in his class. He received a J.D. from New York University School of Law, cum laude, and was a member of that school's Law Review. Ken also received an M.B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley. He has extensive experience in teaching speaking techniques.