Kenneth Margetts

Phone: 801.438-2006
Fax: 801.438.2050
Email: kmargetts@btjd.com

Areas:

  • Corporate
  • Estate Planning and Tax

Background
& Experience

Ken’s experience includes tax planning for business formations, financings, acquisitions, reorganizations, and liquidations; advising on tax aspects of complex business and real estate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, and like-kind exchanges; design and implementation of deferred compensation arrangements and equity incentive plans; resolution of federal and state tax controversies; and formation and qualification of exempt organizations.

Ken also has extensive estate planning experience, including the design, drafting, and implementation of sophisticated estate plans to meet unique tax and nontax objectives.

Education

Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School (J.D., 1994, cum laude)
Brigham Young University (B.A., Economics, 1990, cum laude)

Personal

Foreign languages: Spanish and Portuguese
Married, 5 children
Interests include camping, hiking, and gardening

Organizations and Professional Activities

Chair of the Estate Planning Section of the Utah State Bar for 2006-2007
Past board member of the Salt Lake Estate Planning Council
Member of LDS Philanthropies Gift Planning Leadership Council
Member of the Tax and Estate Planning Sections of the Utah State Bar
Board Member of the Opportunity Foundation of America