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Kenneth Chin

Partner

Phone: 212.715.9459 Fax: 212.715.8278 New York

Ken Chin has over 25 years of experience providing legal and transactional advice to a wide variety of clients in corporate and financing transactions.

Mr. Chin has represented clients in a broad array of commercial matters, including asset securitizations, acquisition financings, acquisition agreements, aircraft financing and leasing, bank syndicated credit agreements, bankruptcy liquidations and reorganizations, capital call bridge financings, competitive bid option credit facilities, convertible debt financings, debtor-in-possession financings, distressed debt purchases and sales, engineering and supply agreements, equipment financing and leasing, equity investments, foreclosures, insurance company note agreements, insurance premium financings, letters of credit, leveraged buy-outs, leveraged leasing, mezzanine financings, mortgage warehouse lending, multi-currency credit facilities, municipal bond financings, participations and assignments, private bank financings, project financings, second lien financings, secured transactions, shareholder agreements, subordinated debt financings and work-outs. Among Mr. Chin’s clients are commercial banks, corporate borrowers and lenders, distressed debt funds, entrepreneurs, equipment manufacturers, finance companies, hedge funds, individuals, insurance company lenders, investment banks, merchant banks, private banks and private equity sponsors.

Mr. Chin is a Recognized Practitioner in Banking and Finance in Chambers USA 2014.  He is listed in Best Lawyers in America (2010-2015) and in New York Super Lawyers (2008 and 2011-2014). In 2014, he received the Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award from the Asian American Business Development Center.

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J.D., Harvard Law School, 1986
  • Managing Editor, Harvard Journal on Legislation
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A.B., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Columbia University, 1983
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New Jersey, 1988
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New York, 1988
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Massachusetts (inactive), 1986
    -American Bar Association, Member, Law Firm Advisory Board to The Working Group on Legal Opinions 
    -American Bar Association, Member, Uniform Commercial Code Committee
    -American Bar Association, Chairman, Secured Lending Subcommittee
    -New York State Bar Association
    -New York City Bar Association
    -Asian American Bar Association of New York

    Community Activities 

    -Chairman of the Board of Directors, Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
    -Asian American Bar Association of New York
    -Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
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Cantonese
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Mandarin