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Kenneth W. Birrell

Kirton McConkie Building
50 East South Temple
Suite 400
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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Kenneth Birrell is a member of Kirton McConkie's Tax and Estate Planning Section. He concentrates his practice on federal, state and local tax planning; partnership and corporate structuring and planning; and employee benefit structuring and planning. Mr. Birrell has represented clients in a wide variety of transactions, including stock and asset purchases; tax-free mergers and reorganizations; and designing, implementing and administering both qualified retirement plans and non-qualified deferred compensation plans. Mr. Birrell is a frequent speaker to professional organizations and other groups on tax-related topics.

Mr. Birrell is recognized as one of Utah's Legal Elite and a Mountain States Super Lawyer Rising Star for tax.



New York University School of Law, L.L.M., Taxation, 2004

University of Utah College of Law, J.D., 2003

  • Order of the Coif
  • Utah Law Review

University of Utah, B.A., Finance, magna cum laude, and B.A., Russian, cum laude, 1998

  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  • Beta Sigma Honor Society

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 2004

Honors & Awards

  • Mountain States Super Lawyer: Tax (2009 -2012)
  • Utah Legal Elite: Tax (2009, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019)


American Bar Association