Kenneth Greene

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Banking Attorney in Westlake Village, CA

Law Office of Kenneth Charles Greene
 | 5743 Corsa Ave, Suite 208
Westlake Village, CA 91362
Phone: 818-575-9095
Fax: 805-435-7464
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Banking (30%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Creditor Debtor Rights: Business (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Bankruptcy: Business (10%)
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Attorney Profile

Focusing his practice primarily on a variety of business transactions and litigation, Kenneth Greene is the owner of the Law Office of Kenneth Charles Greene. His firm is located in Westlake Village, California, and he represents clients throughout a portion of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. Mr. Greene attended Brandeis University as an undergraduate, and he majored in sociology and music, and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1977. He then went on to obtain his legal education at Santa Clara University Santa Clara Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1980.

A significant portion of Mr. Greene’s practice involves equipment financing transactions, and he has represented lessors, lenders and equity providers in these types of matters. He has been a member of the board of directors of the National Equipment Finance Association, and he is counsel to the American Association of Commercial Finance Brokers. Mr. Greene has written and lectured extensively on topics relating to this particular practice area.

Mr. Greene also represents individual and institutional creditors in high-profile business bankruptcy cases that have been filed pursuant to Chapter 7 or Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code, and he has contributed on this topic to a California real estate treatise. In addition, Mr. Greene’s practice has encompassed entertainment law, where he has represented individual artists as well as companies in contract negotiations and related transactions, and his litigation practice has encompassed fraud, business torts and collections. Held in high regard by his fellow members of the bar for his successful track record, Mr. Greene has received a Distinguished* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. He has been admitted to practice before all California state courts since 1980.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
  • 30%Banking
  • 30%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Creditor Debtor Rights: Business
  • 10%Business/Corporate
  • 10%Business Litigation
  • 10%Bankruptcy: Business
Focus Areas

Collections, Contracts, Business Organizations, Bankruptcy Law

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Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021

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  • About Kenneth Greene

    Admitted: 1980, California

    Professional Webpage: https://www.kengreenelaw.com/about/

    Honors/Awards:

    • , Super Lawyers
    • Martindale-Hubbell
    • AM JUR AWARD TRUSTS AND ESTATES, 1979

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Martindale Hubbell Distinguished Rating
    • Superlawyer

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Leasing News, Advisory Board of Directors
    • General Counsel, American Association of Commercial Finance Brokers

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Marin Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors, 2007
    • Offered pro bono and/or reduced rates for people and businesses dealing with Covid-19 related problems., 2020
    • Represented Leasing News pro bono; now on Advisory Board of Directors
    • Big Brothers Big Sisters

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Acknowledged contributor to the most widely recognized treatise on California real estate law., CONTRIBUTING WRITER, MILLER & STARR, CALIFORNIA REAL ESTATE 2d, BANKCROFT & WHITNEY, Real Estate, 1985

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • $1.7 Milllion dollar judgment in successor liability/alter ego action in federal court, Northern District of California (In re PW Commercial Construction Co., Inc.), 2013

    Transactions:

    • Closed multi-million dollar flooring transaction with Chinese company., 2020

    Representative Clients:

    • Mike Garson, 2020
    • STP, LLC, 2020
    • Balboa Capital, 2020
    • TAYCOR FINANCIAL, QUAIL CAPITAL , MARLIN LEASING ,CRUSTY DEMONS, NATIONWIDE BUSINESS CAPITAL, ROBERT COLBERT,  ANELLO SECURITY AND CONSULTING, LYON FAMILY TRUST, HOLLYWOOD PIANO, KING CHEESE, PAUL MARR, NEW YORK CREDIT CORP, PATRICK INGRAM, CYNTHIA VALENCIA, BAOHAU ZHENG, SHOEMAKER BROTHERS, APOLLO SOUNDKITCHEN, CORNEL TANASSY, PIONEER PACKAGING, STEELE LOGISTICS, AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF EQUIPMENT FINANCE BROKERS, FIRST FEDERAL LEASING, AMERICALEASE, WESTLAKE VILLAGE INN, CORNERSTONE LEASING, CAPITOL LEASING, POWELL LAW FIRM, TARGETED LEASE CAPITAL, MARINA ORLOVA, PC WHISPERER, SUNEDISON SEMICONDUCTORS, , TF GROUP, et al , 2020

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Ran live music club at Bogies, Westlake Village Inn, producing, promoting and occasionally performing in almost 600 shows.

    Newsletters:

    • Monthly article in association newsletter about items of topical interest to industry., The Green Room, EQUIPMENT FINANCE AND BANKING

    Educational Background:

    • B.A. Sociology, Brandeis University, Cum Laude, 1977

    Industry Groups

    • Recording Studios
    • Banks
    • Equipment Finance Brokers and Lenders
    • Musicians
    • Real Estate Brokers
    • Small Businesses
    • Writers
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    Office Location for Kenneth Greene

    5743 Corsa Ave
    Suite 208
    Westlake Village, CA 91362

    Phone: 818-575-9095

    Fax: 805-435-7464

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    Last Updated: 7/24/2020

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