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A well-known litigator recommended in particular for his expertise in discrimination, trade secrets, contract matters and senior executive consulting.
Ken Taber has extensive experience litigating, and favorably resolving, game-changing cases for governments, corporations and individuals.
Ken is known for taking on high-profile, complex matters of public interest; trade secret, employment, product liability and defamation cases; and a variety of other civil litigation. Representing the City of New York, he led Pillsbury’s landmark litigation to stem the flow of illegal guns. As a recognized authority on employment litigation, Ken is often called upon to share his experience and insights on employment issues.
For more than a decade, Ken was the national co-leader of Pillsbury's Litigation practice.
Represented the City of New York and Mayor Michael Bloomberg in Federal Court litigation The New York Times called the mayor’s “most successful tactic…to undermine the illegal gun trade.”
Served as Pillsbury’s relationship partner in representing a former governor and several political committees organized by that governor.
Advised New York City on legal issues pertaining to the city’s disaster planning efforts, including analysis of scenarios as varied as superstorms, dirty bombs, chemical attacks and pandemics.
Primary author and editor-in-chief of Employment Litigation in New York, a 700-page treatise on employment law.
One of only 16 attorneys in New York recommended in The PLC Labour and Employee Benefits Handbook for employment litigation.
Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, Chairman of the Board
J.D., Yale Law School, 1980
B.S., Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, 1977
summa cum laude
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York