Kirk Van Brunt is a tax partner at Locke Lord LLP who has more than 25 years of experience with the taxation of financial institutions and products, including a particular focus on insurance companies and insurance products. Within the insurance arena, Kirk has substantial experience with bank/corporate owned life insurance (BOLI/COLI) and is very active within the life settlement and structured settlement industry. Kirk also has substantial experience in the tax treatment of asset-backed securities and derivative financial instrument, in-bound tax issues for the foreign investor, and the low income housing credit. Kirk is widely published and frequent speaker at industry conferences and seminars.
Prior to joining Locke Lord in 2008, Kirk spent 17 years with Davis & Harman LLP in Washington, D.C., starting out as an Associate in 1987. In 1990 he left Davis to become a Senior Associate with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, but returned to Davis in 1994 where he was elevated to Partner in 1997. Mr. Van Brunt started his career in the private sector in 1985 as an Associate with Patton, Boggs, & Blow.
Mr. Van Brunt is a member of the Federal Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Association of Life Insurance Counsel, and the Legal Committee of the National Structured Settlement Association. He was Chair, Committee on Insurance Companies, Tax Section, American Bar Association from 2006 – 2008, and Vice Chair & Secretary, Committee on Insurance Companies, Tax Section, American Bar Association from 2002 – 2006.
J.D., Harvard Law School, cum laude
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University, magna cum laude
Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
529 T.M., Income Taxation of Life Insurance and Annuity Contracts (co-author)
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