“I’m excited to start this next chapter with Goldberg Segalla and be a part of its Global Insurance Services team after more than 30 years of experience in handling a wide range of coverage issues nationwide,” Ken said. “I’m looking forward to expanding our presence in the California market and broadening my scope of services.”
“Ken brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our national insurance coverage practice,” said David L. Brown, a member of the firm’s Management Committee and co-chair of its Global Insurance Services group. “He enjoyed a sophisticated and successful coverage practice for many years, across various lines of coverage. We are thrilled has to have him join our team as we continue to grow our capabilities in the California market for our insurance clients.”
Ken has more than 30 years of experience handling complex insurance coverage claims in jurisdictions across the country. He has represented large national and international insurers and policyholders in insurance coverage issues and disputes regarding commercial, personal lines, and excess policies. He has extensive experience in a wide variety of errors and omissions; directors and officers; environmental liability; construction defects; employment practices liability; cyber security; business interruption; and aviation matters.
Ken draws on experience as a deputy attorney general for the state of Hawaii in the Civil Recoveries Division, where he represented the state’s agencies, departments, and employees in construction disputes, insurance coverage, class actions, collections, and other complex claims. He also served as a clerk to the Hon. Andrew J. Kleinfeld in the U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska. Prior to entering the legal field, Ken pursued a career in broadcast journalism for a number of years as a news and sports anchor and reporter.
Throughout his career, Ken has been involved in numerous organizations and committees. Notably, he volunteered for more than 10 years for the Alliance for Children’s Rights in Los Angeles, finalizing 100s of adoptions and representing families in benefits cases.
Ken earned his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University, his master’s degree in journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and his juris doctor from the Duke University School of Law.