Kenneth A. Lefkowitz is deputy chair of Hughes Hubbard & Reed and a member of the firm’s highest governing body, the Executive Committee. In his more than 35 years at the firm, he has advised on mergers and acquisition deals for a variety of industry-leading companies, including Viacom, CBS, AMC Networks, Cablevision, The Madison Square Garden Company, Grab Holdings, Inc., Coupang LLC, and major airlines. He is known for being passionate about deal making and for the sheer breadth of his experience:
Ken has a capital markets practice that includes Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)-related issues and debt and equity financing transactions, both public and private. He also works with boards of directors and their special committees in strategic situations, including advising with respect to related party transactions. and as to special investments.
Ken has extensive experience in advising senior executives negotiating their employment contracts, including in connection with leveraged buyout transactions.
One of the world's leading M&A Lawyers in the 2017 – 2021 editions of Who's Who Legal: M&A and Governance
One of the world’s leading business lawyers in the 2012 edition of The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers
One of the world’s leading corporate governance lawyers in the 2012 and 2013 edition of The International Who’s Who of Corporate Governance Lawyers
One of the world’s leading M&A lawyers in the 2006 – 2010 editions of The International Who's Who of Merger & Acquisition Lawyers