As Chief Financial Officer of Gould & Ratner, Ken Koehn has two top priorities: provide strategic counsel to the firm’s Management Committee and direct the firm’s daily accounting and financial activities.  Ken and his team further ensure the firm’s success and growth by providing a variety of financial reporting and analytics, as well as facilitating efficient billing and collection processes that drive client satisfaction and retention.

Ken’s experience includes over 25 years in senior financial executive positions for Chicago law firms such as Vedder Price and Much Shelist, as well as other firms in the professional services and trading industries such as Jump Trading, Sun Trading and Valuemetrics.

Ken earned a BBA in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame.   He is a Certified Legal Manager, a Certified Public Accountant with a CGMA designation and a Certified Management Accountant.

An active member of the Association of Legal Administrators, Ken currently serves on the Board of Directors for the group’s Chicago chapter, after previously serving as Chapter President, Past President, President-Elect, Vice President-Elect and Treasurer.  At the international level, Ken recently served four years on the Certified Legal Manager Certification Committee, including two years as committee chair.  He also served two years on the association’s Nominating Committee.  Ken is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Institute of Management Accountants and the Illinois CPA Society.



  • University of Notre Dame, B.B.A., Accounting, 1987


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants