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Leasing News Advisor Emeritus
Ken Greene, Attorney

Ken Greene
Law Office of Kenneth Charles Greene
5743 Corsa Avenue, Suite 208
Westlake Village, California 91362
Tel: 818.575.9095
Fax: 805.435.7464

Ken is an equipment finance and commercial litigation attorney with the Law Office of Kenneth Charles Greene. He was involved in the formation of Leasing News, Inc. and represented it (pro bono) in the early days. He was a partner at Ross & Ivanjack, one of the first law firms in the country devoted exclusively to the equipment finance industry.

Ken received his B. A. at Brandeis University, graduating cum laude. He received his J.D. at Santa Clara University in 1980, also graduating with honors.

He started his own practice in Westlake Village, California, in 2013. The firm continues representing equipment finance companies, lenders, lessors, and brokers in contract review and preparation, litigation, bankruptcy, licensing, compliance, and transactions. He also represents small businesses and individuals in litigation, bankruptcy, contracts, and corporate matters and many entities and individuals in the entertainment industry.

Ken has worked with the American Bankruptcy Institute, California Bankruptcy Forum, Eastern Association of Equipment Lessors, Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, and National Equipment Finance Association. He has served on the NEFA Board twice and was its Legal Committee Chair, Legal Line Editor, Regional Committee Chair, and Conference Chairman. He is currently General Counsel for the American Association of Commercial Finance Brokers and has often presented conference panels and webinars.

Ken is determined to give back to the community, particularly in music and theater. He served on the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Mountain Play Association in Marin, and the Marin Symphony Orchestra Association, all pro bono.  He has been active in musical theater at the school and community levels. He has produced hundreds of shows and is very active in the Conejo Valley music community. Ken is also committed to producing benefit concerts for worthy causes like Ukraine relief, autism, cancer, equine healing, and more.

He has been a frequent writer on matters of leasing law. He is an acknowledged contributor on bankruptcy issues to Miller & Starr, California Real Estate 2d (Bancroft Whitney). He has lectured on leasing law and documentation, compliance, litigation, licensing, and disclosure law. He was Leasing News Legal Editor, still writes for Leasing News, and has served on its Advisory Board for years. He is published in AACFB's Commercial Break, Dealmaker Magazine, deBanked, Monitor, and other periodicals.

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