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Kenneth S. Buffaloe


Kenneth Buffaloe joined Cullen and Dykman in 1998, and became a Partner of the firm in 2009. His practice centers around all aspects of tort cases, including premises, construction site accidents, fire damage, transportation, and premises. During the course of his practice, Kenneth has participated in over 140 trials, tried over 65 cases to verdict and has selected approximately 220 juries involving various tort litigation claims including large exposure accidents.

Kenneth began his career as an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of New York where he worked in the Tort Division - Manhattan Trial Unit representing a variety of municipal governmental agencies and subdivisions and municipal employees, including the NYPD and NYFD, Department of Buildings, Housing Preservation and Development, the Board of Education and the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation. In addition, Kenneth worked in the Appeals Division of the Corporation Counsel while attending law school where he co-authored the briefs on a number of perfected appeals. Upon leaving the Corporation Counsel’s office, Kenneth joined the in-house firm for United States Fidelity and Guaranty representing insureds in a variety of personal injury claims including those involving commercial and personal property as well as commercial and private vehicles. Thereafter, Kenneth joined a small negligence defense firm in midtown Manhattan and defended various types of actions to conclusion including large commercial premises, property damage, subrogation claims as well as large exposure tort litigation from inception to trial.

Areas of Concentration

  • Labor Law
  • Personal Injury/ Negligence
  • Transportation Liability
  • Property Damage

Professional & Community Activities

  • Chairperson, Brooklyn Law School’s Chapter of Black Law Students Association, 1989-1991