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 is currently Past President of the group’s Chicago Chapter, after serving as the Chapter’s Treasurer, Vice President Elect, Vice President, President Elect and President in prior years.  At the national level, Ken is the Chair of the CLM Certification Committee, and a member of the Association Nominating Committee.  He is also a member of the American Institute of CPAs, 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