Kenneth Chin is a partner and Chair of the Banking and Finance Group at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP. Ken is also Chair of the firm’s opinion committee.
Ken counsels and represents lenders and borrowers in connection with complex corporate and financing transactions. For more than 30 years, Ken has provided legal and transactional advice to a diverse group of clients, including many of the world’s leading commercial banks, investment banks, hedge funds, private investment funds, private equity firms, other alternative lenders, and borrowers, in large complex transactions such as leveraged financings, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, acquisitions, refinancings, debtor-in-possession financings, workouts and foreclosures.
Ken is a Fellow and Regent of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers and an Advisory Board Member of the American Bar Association’s Working Group on Legal Opinions. Ken has been honored in multiple years by Chambers and Partners’ Chambers USA; Thomson Reuters’ New York Super Lawyers and Woodward White Inc.’s Best Lawyers in America. Ken is also among IFLR1000 Ranked Notable Practioners and the Asian American Business Development Center’s Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business.
Ken is a current Board Member and past Chairman of the Board of the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, a federally-qualified community health center which provides medical services to the underserved.
Ken is a fluent Chinese speaker of the Cantonese dialect and proficient in the Mandarin dialect.