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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 motor vehicles, premises and construction site accidents, fire damage and premises liability.  During the course of his practice, Mr. Buffaloe has participated in over 125 trials, tried over 65 cases to verdict and has selected approximately 200 juries involving various tort litigation claims including large exposure accident claims.   

Past Experience

Mr. Buffaloe began his career as an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of New York where he worked in the Tort Division 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, Mr. Buffaloe also 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, Mr. Buffaloe 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 personal vehicles. Thereafter, Mr. Buffaloe 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.  

Professional & Community Activities

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