Biography

Ken is responsible for the daily administration and oversight of trusts for which attorneys within the Fiduciary Services Group serve as trustees. He works with securities brokers, CPAs, investment advisors and managers, and other professionals to ensure that trusts' legal and financial goals and purposes are fulfilled effectively and efficiently. Ken is often the primary contact for beneficiaries and co-trustees and places high priority on providing services and solutions to meet their needs.

Ken's background, prior to his joining Verrill, included private banking, cash management, and foreign and domestic mutual fund operations. Ken earned the American Bankers Association/Institute of Certified Bankers' designation of Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) in 2003.

Ken is an avid reader who enjoys the beach, working out, and perusing local antiques shops for furniture and art for his home.

Services/Industries

Education

  • University of Southern Maine  (B.S., cum laude)

Memberships

  • Certified Trust and Financial Advisor, American Bankers Association/Institute of Certified Bankers (2003)

Firm Highlights

Event

Global Virtual Legal Project Management Summit

News

Verrill Partner to Lead Firm’s Energy, Telecommunications, and Natural Resources Group

(May 14, 2021) – Verrill is pleased to announce that Jim Cohen has been appointed chair of the firm’s Energy, Telecommunications, and Natural Resources Group. Cohen, a former Mayor of Portland, is a long-time...

News

Verrill Welcomes Jeffrey A. Smagula, Experienced Health Care and Life Sciences Attorney, Former Health Plan Compliance Executive

(May 12, 2021) – Verrill is pleased to welcome Jeffrey A. Smagula to the firm’s Boston office as Counsel in its nationally recognized Health Care & Life Sciences Group. Jeff Smagula brings to Verrill...

Publication/Podcast

Portland Maine Business Podcast with Tawny Alvarez

On this week's Portland Maine Business Podcast , a podcast with Shelby Turcotte of Shelby Trained, he interviews employment and labor attorney Tawny Alvarez who shares stories that contributed to shaping her as a...

Blog

Verrill Attorney Gordon Smith Comments on Lawsuit Claiming Ownership of Maine Coastal Property

Matter

Copyright Litigation: Software

Defended equipment manufacturer in copyright dispute involving firmware for digital subscriber line access multiplexers (“DSLAMs”). Case resolved favorably.

Event

Understanding Your Fiduciary Responsibilities Under ERISA

Employers have long understood the importance of fiduciary compliance with respect to 401(k) plans and other retirement plans subject to ERISA, and most have sound processes and governance structures in place to ensure the...

Matter

Trademark Litigation: Software

Represented trademark owner in litigation with foreign software company. Successfully defeated motion to dismiss on jurisdictional grounds, which was affirmed on appeal. Also successfully defeated summary judgment motion, which resulted in case settling before...

Publication/Podcast

Policies to Guide Employee Conduct and Respond to Misconduct

Scott Connolly, partner in Verrill’s Employment & Labor Group, has authored the chapter “Policies to Guide Employee Conduct and Respond to Misconduct” in MCLE’s book, Drafting Employment Documents in Massachusetts (4th Edition 2021). The...

Blog

Prop 65: Will the “Short-Form” be Short Lived?

Enacted as part of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, Proposition 65 (“Prop 65”) requires businesses with ten or more employees that sell products in the state of California to...

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