KENNETH J. BARONSKY is a nationally recognized M&A and private equity lawyer with extensive experience representing clients on mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, financing and investment, special situations and restructurings, and other complex corporate transactions. He is experienced across many industries, including casino gaming & hospitality, media and entertainment, technology, and healthcare, as well as manufacturing, retail, natural resources, and financial services. He has led several high-profile transactions. He is also adept on cross-border transactions.
Ken often represents boards of directors, special committees and financial advisors on corporate governance matters and conflict of interest situations.
Prior to joining Sidley, Ken held various leadership positions throughout his career, including as managing partner of the Los Angeles office and corporate practice group leader of an international law firm.
Ken is ranked by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in M&A. He was named as a leading securities lawyer in The Best Lawyers in America and as one of the top 100 lawyers in California by the Daily Journal. Ken has been recognized by Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading M&A Lawyers and Corporate Governance Lawyers.
Admissions & Certifications
- University of Washington School of Law, J.D., 1988
- University of Washington, B.A., 1985