Kenneth K. Bezozo



Kenneth Bezozo

Firm: Haynes and Boone, LLP
Address:30 Rockefeller Plaza, 26th Floor
New York, New York 10112
United States of America
Phone:+1 212-659-7300
Fax:+1 212-918-8989
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Ken Bezozo is the Managing Partner of the New York office of Haynes and Boone, LLP. He has more than 30 years of experience representing companies and individuals in business planning, mergers and acquisitions and tax matters with respect to corporate transactions, including corporate acquisitions, tax-free reorganizations, mergers, leveraged buyouts and debt financings.

Additionally, he represents companies on structurings, formations, operations, restructurings, dispositions, family business separations, bankruptcies and workouts.

Ken is a frequent speaker on business transactions and taxation law topics including mergers and acquisitions, taxation of bankruptcy and workout-related tax issues, federal taxation issues affecting businesses and state tax planning for business entities.


Joined the Law Firm in: 1981


Areas of Practice


  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Clients and Estate Planning
  • Tax


Professional Career


Significant Accomplishments

Entity formations and tax efficient structurings.

Taxable and tax-free acquisitions, mergers, restructurings and dispositions.

Complex tax-free reorganizations, recapitalizations and workouts.

Roll-up of numerous business entities into a pre-IPO business unit.

Entity structurings and restructurings to minimize state franchise and sales and use tax liability.

Analyze complex federal and state tax issues in insolvency, bankruptcy and workout transactions.

Mr. Bezozo also has represented taxpayers in hundreds of federal and state tax controversies, including: Audits, appeals and tax hearings relating to audits, examinations, liens and levies, collection matters, etc. Tax litigation at the state and federal levels, including with the Texas Comptroller, IRS District Counsel and the U.S. Department of Justice

Bar Admission

New York



  • LL.M., New York University, 1981
  • J.D., Benjamin Cardozo Law School, 1980cum laude
  • B.A., Syracuse University, 1977, cum laude