Kenneth R. Lombardo

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Biography

Kenneth R. Lombardo has more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of corporate and business law. Ken focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions, business law, federal and state securities law, taxation and estate planning.

Bio

Ken’s corporate and business law practice includes choice of entity and business formation, shareholder voting and buy-sell agreements, asset and stock sales, mergers, recapitalizations, joint venture agreements, joint development agreements, license agreements, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, and public and private equity and debt capital raising transactions.

Prior to joining the firm, Ken served for ten years as General Counsel for a Nasdaq listed public company involved primarily in the automotive, trucking, and alternative energy sectors, and was also a member of the company’s executive management team. As General Counsel, Ken was responsible for ensuring the company’s compliance with all aspects of the company’s legal affairs. Ken’s General Counsel and executive management experience brings a unique practical business perspective to his practice.

Ken is also a Certified Public Accountant (Fellow) and, before beginning his law career, spent six years in the audit and tax departments at Deloitte & Touche.

Insights & News

August 30, 2018

Kerr Russell team places first at Detroit Chinese Business Association golf outing

Kerr Russell was pleased to support the 23rd Annual Detroit Chinese Business Association (DCBA) International Golf Open on August 28. Our golfers - Jeffrey May, Ken Lombardo, Robert Anderson, and Rich Buslepp - placed first in the outing. DCBA chair Brian Gao and Kerr Russell member / DCBA Advisory Board Member James Cambridge presented the foursome their hard-earned trophies (14 under par!).

May 3, 2018

Kevin Block, Kenneth Lombardo featured in May/June 2018 issue of DBusiness

Kerr Russell's Kevin Block and Kenneth Lombardo are featured in the May/June 2018 issue of DBusiness Magazine. The theme of the section is Mergers & Acquisitions: Q&A.

March 29, 2018

Detroit Public Television's PBSNewsHour and Nightly Business Report to be sponsored by Kerr Russell

Kerr Russell is pleased to support Detroit Public Television, and, beginning April 2, the following spot will air during PBS NewsHour (weekdays, 6-7 pm) and the Nightly Business Report (weekdays, 7-7:30 pm). View the spot here.

February 26, 2018

Kerr Russell's latest ad Driven By Results debuts in Crain's M&A, Biggest Deals issue this week

Kerr Russell's latest ad Driven By Results debuts in Crain's M&A, Biggest Deals issue this week. The ad emphasizes the firm's 143-year presence in Detroit as part of the larger business and legal community. We understand the region. We know what moves Michigan. We are committed to the community.

February 14, 2018

Kerr Russell lunch and learn with Sterling Insurance Group

Kerr Russell hosted a lunch and learn on February 14 with Brandon Horrocks (certified risk architect), Joan Giffels, and team from Sterling Insurance Group. They facilitated a robust dialogue about assessing and mitigating client risk as well as rep and warranty issues.

January 26, 2018

Download Kerr Russell's updated firm brochure and overview of services

Kerr Russell is proud of Detroit. We are proud to have had a seat at the table here since 1874. Our exceptional attorneys understand the unique challenges facing business leaders. Our legal solutions are prompt, accurate, economical, and focused around your needs in every area. We know Michigan business like the back of our hands.

January 17, 2018

Ken Lombardo, Robert Anderson featured in Crain's Detroit Business

Congratulations to Robert Anderson and Ken Lombardo for being featured in this week's Crain's Detroit Business People on the Move. Both were named members (partners) of the firm, effective January 1. You can view the Crain's piece online here.

January 15, 2018

Influencing the Legal Landscape - new Kerr Russell ad to appear in dbusiness

Kerr Russell introduces the third ad in the new Est. in Detroit 1874 series: Influencing the legal landscape. The piece emphasizes the firm's 143-year presence in Detroit as part of the larger business and legal community. We don't sit on the sidelines. We are active in industry groups and we're driving legislative change. We are leaders in the law.

January 8, 2018

Kerr Russell supports Italian American Chamber of Commerce of Michigan

Thank you, Italian American Chamber of Commerce of Michigan, for inspiring pride throughout the Italian community and for establishing a relationship of trust and service between your members and our fellow citizens since 1919. [The ad above, designed by Nikki Horn, will appear in the IACC Grapevine newsletter throughout 2018.]

January 1, 2018

Kerr Russell selects Robert Anderson, Kenneth Lombardo as new members

Kerr Russell is pleased to announce that Robert S. Anderson, immigration law, and Kenneth R. Lombardo, corporate law, have been selected to become members (partners) of the firm, effective January 1.

December 18, 2017

Kerr Russell team makes holiday donations to Capuchin Soup Kitchen, Wigs 4 Kids, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Ann Arbor, and Children's Hospital of Michigan

One of our traditions here at Kerr Russell is to hold a holiday raffle to benefit three local charities as well as to conduct a toy drive for local children. This year's raffle (many of the beautiful and festive prizes picture here) raised a record total of $3,450 which will be divided equally among three organizations: Capuchin Soup Kitchen, Wigs 4 Kids of Michigan, Inc., and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Ann Arbor.

November 30, 2017

Merry and bright ... Kerr Russell welcomes the holiday season

It's a time to celebrate, reflect and remember. However you mark the holidays, we hope your days are filled with warmth and thankfulness, good times, and endless cheer. As another year draws to a close, we at Kerr Russell are grateful to you. You give purpose to our work and add meaning to our relationships. Your trust is a cherished gift. Enjoy these images as we get our offices ready to celebrate the holiday season. Design by Mandy Lark of Lark Interior Design.

November 30, 2017

Kerr Russell, Boulevard Investment lunch and learn

Kerr Russell hosted Royal Oak's Boulevard Investment Banking at our Detroit office for a lunch-and-learn event on Thursday, November 30. From Boulevard's website: Boulevard is a boutique, investment banking and private investment firm focused on working with owners, operators, and businesses active in the middle market.

November 16, 2017

Culture of Connection - new Kerr Russell ad to appear in Michigan Lawyers Weekly and dbusiness

Kerr Russell introduces the second ad in the new Est. in Detroit 1874 series: A culture of connection. The piece emphasizes the firm's 143-year presence in Detroit as part of the larger business and legal community. We are relationship focused. We know our people and our clients are the lifeblood of our firm.

November 3, 2017

Kerr Russell launches new advertising in upcoming issues of dbusiness and Crain's Detroit

With this month's issue of dbusiness, focused on Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit, Kerr Russell launches its new brand advertising with A Track Record of Results. Working with Identity Public Relations and Marketing, Kerr Russell's marketing team developed the creative to emphasize the firm's longstanding place in Detroit's legal and business history.

November 1, 2017

Kerr Russell ranked in the 2018 U.S. News - Best Lawyers Best Law Firms list nationally in 1 practice area and regionally in 17 practice areas

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the eighth consecutive year, announce the Best Law Firms rankings.

September 19, 2017

Kerr Russell team places second and scores longest drive at Detroit Chinese Business Association golf outing

At the 22nd Annual Detroit Chinese Business Association (DCBA) International Golf Opening at Indianwood Golf and Country Club, our attorneys experienced a great afternoon of golfing and kinship, plus a wonderful dinner with opening remarks by Executive Office, Oakland County, Michigan's Deputy Executive Matthew Gibb.

August 10, 2017

A culture of giving

If you want to know how a firm can thrive for over 140 years in a city that has faced considerable challenges, walk through the door of Kerr Russell’s suite on the 25th floor of the Detroit Center and get a feel for the people.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Estate and Trust Planning and Administration

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(313) 961-0200  Phone
(313) 961-0388  Fax
www.kerr-russell.com
University Attended:
Central Michigan University
Law School Attended:
Wayne State University Law School
Year of First Admission:
1995
Admission:
Michigan
Memberships:

Affiliations

State Bar of Michigan

Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants

Birth Information:
Detroit, Michigan, June 27, 1965
ISLN:
910146485

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