Ken Kirschenbaum has a general civil and commercial litigation practice. He is recognized throughout the United States as a leading legal expert in the alarm security and electronic integration industry for licensing, contract forms, defense litigation and transactional matters. His standardized contract forms are used by thousands of alarm companies in the United States and internationally. He is engaged by insurance carriers to defend alarm cases and to supervise defense work throughout the United States. WIthin the New York metropolitan area Ken is well regarded as one of the longest serving United States Bankruptcy Trustees in the Eastern DIstrict of New York, a position that affords a unique perspective on many areas of law.
AREAS OF DISTINCTION
United States Bankruptcy Trustee in the Eastern District of New York, Central Islip Division. Former Standing Chapter 13 Trustee for the Eastern District of New York, Brooklyn Division. Counsel to Metropolitan Burglar and Fire Alarm Association of New York. Counsel to Long Island Alarm Association. Counsel to New York Burglar and Fire Alarm Association.
Kenneth Kirschenbaum founded Kirschenbaum & Kirschenbaum, P.C., in 1977, and since that time has maintained a general practice law firm handling matters for clients ranging from burglar and fire alarm law, general litigation, commercial litigation, general corporate work, matrimonial, and real estate. In 1984 Samuel Kirschenbaum retired as senior litigation partner at Dreyer and Traub and joined the firm, specializing in title insurance litigation and related real estate litigation matters.
Mr. Kirschenbaum is a recognized legal expert in burglar and fire alarm law. His contracts for alarm and security industry are in use throughout the United States and in Canada. Ken was inducted into the Security Sales & Integration Hall of Fame in 2009 in recognition for his distinguished service to the industry. Ken authors a daily news article that is distributed and read by more alarm industry people than any other publication, paper or electronic, which forum provides an interactive platform for exchange of ideas within the alarm industry. Ken also makes available The Alarm Exchange which provides classifieds in an electronic platform to the alarm industry and vendors serving the alarm industry. Ken Kirschenbaum is a sought after speaker in the alarm industry and has made guest presentations to numerous alarm trade associations throughout the United States.
Brooklyn Law School, Juris Doctor, 1974
Adelphi University, BA, 1970
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
New York and Florida
COURTS ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
New York, Florida, United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Federal Claims, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and the Southern District of Florida.
CONTACT KENNETH KIRSCHENBAUM
(516) 747-6700, ext. 301