Kenneth S. Levine - Corporate advisor

Ken is a seasoned litigator and corporate advisor who provides individualized and cost effective services to clients of all sizes.  

In his diverse practice of almost 20 years, Ken has represented clients in a wide range of litigations, including disputes involving breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, copyright, trademark, debt-collection, antitrust, employment, insurance coverage, enforcement of judgments, and bankruptcy.  Ken is also an experienced general corporate counselor, handling day-to-day legal contracts and other corporate legal matters. 

For litigation, Ken believes in driving cases to resolution while containing costs by strategically picking battles and efficiently managing discovery. For corporate matters, as a trusted day-to-day advisor and in-house counsel, Ken focuses on the core business interests to find simple, workable solutions to complex matters. 

Prior to joining Bailey Duquette as a Partner, Ken was vice president, legal at Prospect Capital Management, a private equity firm in New York with more than $7 billion in assets under management. Ken handled complex high-stakes litigation for the company and its affiliates.  Ken also managed day-to-day corporate legal tasks, including overseeing a team that negotiated hundreds of non-disclosure agreements each year, and managing a team that performed detailed background checks on prospective investments. 

Ken has also worked as a litigation attorney for Chadbourne & Parke LLP, a large international law firm based in New York, and Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP, a mid-sized New York law firm. Ken began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney for the New York County District Attorney’s Office, serving in the appeals and trial bureaus, and handling investigations, grand jury indictments, trials and appeals.

Education 

New York University School of Law (J.D.)
Columbia University (B.A.) 

Bar Admissions 

New York 
New Jersey
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York 
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Publications 

“New York City’s Salary History Law Will Likely Face Constitutional Challenges,” May 2017

“Keep Cyber-Security Threats in Mind When Negotiating Non-Disclosure Agreements,” January 2017