Ken Snider

Senior Counsel | 

Ken Snider* serves as Senior Counsel in the Taxation Group at Cassels. Ken’s practice focuses on corporate taxation, with an emphasis on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, reorganizations, inbound and outbound investments, and resource and real estate investments. His clients include multinational corporations, the Canadian federal government, tax-exempt institutions, First Nations, and private equity funds. Ken has been recognized as a leader in his field by Chambers Canada where clients described him as “thorough and meticulous.”

Ken has been a speaker at many conferences including those of the Canadian Tax Foundation, The Canadian Institute, Infonex, the Council for International Tax Education and The Law Society of Ontario and has lectured at the University of Western Ontario Law School. He is a contributing editor of CCH International Tax Newsletter and has been widely published on a variety of tax topics in many Canadian and US publications, including the Canadian Tax Journal, Journal of Taxation of Investments, and Tax Notes International.

*denotes Professional Corporation

  • Legal 500 Canada (Tax)
  • Martindale Hubbell, AV Preeminent™ Rating
  • Who’s Who Legal: Canada (Corporate Tax)
  • Legal Media Group Guide to the World’s Leading Tax Lawyers
  • “A thorough and meticulous tax lawyer.” – Chambers Global (Tax)
  • LL.B., Western University, 1981
  • Ontario, 1983
  • American Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association, Former Executive, Taxation Committee
  • Canadian Tax Foundation
  • International Bar Association
  • International Fiscal Association
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization, Tax Policy Working Group