Ken sees the divorce process as an opportunity for a fresh start. His goal is to develop creative and smart solutions to a client’s concerns. Ken has vast experience in handling some of the most difficult and thorny issues to be encountered in a divorce whether it involves child custody and/or uncovering well-hidden assets. Ken educates his clients about their litigation options and conducts negotiations from a position of strength by drawing heavily on his background in psychology and as a research law librarian to develop strategies that uniquely achieve the client’s desired results.
Ken earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Hofstra University and a law degree from St. John’s University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in all New York State courts, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit. Ken was a State Supreme Court Law Librarian from 1986-96, and a legal assistant with a NYS investigative commission from 1996-99 before entering private practice. He has a deep understanding of New York’s procedural rules which frequently enables him to out maneuver his opponents in court through oral and written advocacy.
Throughout his legal career, Ken has been recognized for his contributions to the profession. He has been named a “Top Attorney” by New York Magazine for 2018 and 2019, a Top Attorney by the New York Law Journal in 2019, one of the “Top Attorneys in Metro New York” by The New York Times Magazine in 2015-19 and one of the “10 Best” in terms of client satisfaction by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys since 2019. Ken will be recognized by Fortune Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine and Bloomberg Business week as a Top Attorney for 2020.
In addition to his law practice, Ken is a member of the New York State Bar Association and belongs to the group’s Family Law Legislative Committee, Family Law Section. Ken was also a member of the Standing Committee on Civil Practice Law and Rules of the State of New York for many years, all of which allowed him to attain a depth of knowledge and expertise held by few matrimonial and family attorneys.