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Kenneth S. Wear

Senior Counsel


One Oxford Centre
301 Grant St, 14th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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J.D., New York University School of Law, New York City, New York, 2005
A.B., The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1997, with departmental and general honors
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Kenneth S. Wear

Senior Counsel

Kenneth S. Wear is Senior Counsel in Clark Hill's Pittsburgh office.  He focuses his practice on international, federal and state tax issues relating to business transactions, structuring, restructuring, planning and compliance. He has experience in a wide variety of matters, including the tax planning, analysis and negotiation of asset and equity acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures involving corporations, pass-throughs and disregarded entities, public and private debt and equity financing, the tax aspects of oil and gas transactions and operations, investment funds and financial products, cross-border investments and operations, and compensation and benefits. Kenneth also advises individuals with respect to the tax aspects of trusts and foreign account reporting and individuals and entities in administrative appeals.

Kenneth earned his J.D. at New York University School of Law, and his A.B., with departmental and general honors, from The University of Chicago. 


  • Co-Presenter. Tax Reform: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, Clark Hill Strasburger's Tax Symposium (November 2019)