Kevin M. Keyes is a tax partner resident in Fried Frank's Washington, DC office. He joined the Firm in 1998.
Mr. Keyes has over 25 years of experience in practice in all areas of federal income taxation, including the taxation of financial products, capital formation, private equity and other investment activity, cross-border financing and investment, and acquisition and disposition transactions involving corporations, partnerships and other entities.
Mr. Keyes is the author of The Federal Taxation of Financial Instruments and Transactions (Warren, Gorham & Lamont, 1997) and several volumes in the Tax Practice Series. He was a contributing author to Collier's on Bankruptcy Taxation (Matthew Bender, 1992-1995), and serves as the editor and a member of the editorial advisory board of several other tax journals. In addition, Mr. Keyes has written numerous articles on a variety of tax matters and is a frequent speaker at tax institutes and other national programs.
Mr. Keyes is consistently recognized by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business as a leading individual in Tax (DC).
Mr. Keyes held the Chairmanship of the Financial Transactions Committee, of the American Bar Association, is the Founding Chair of the Financial Instruments and Products Committee, Tax Section, of the District of Columbia Bar Association, and has chaired and served on various committees for the American Bar Association. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center.
Mr. Keyes received his JD from Case Western Reserve University in 1983, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif, and his BS from Bowling Green State University in 1979. He is admitted to the bar in the District of Columbia.