Kenneth M. Misken has a wide range of experience in all aspects of bankruptcy matters and extensive experience in litigation in bankruptcy courts, representing corporate debtors and creditors’ committees in reorganization proceedings under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code, and representing other creditors in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 proceedings. Ken also has extensive commercial litigation experience representing financial institutions and corporations in federal courts in Virginia, the District of Columbia, and Maryland and in Virginia and the District of Columbia state courts.
Prior to joining Miles & Stockbridge, Ken served as a law clerk to the Honorable Stephen S. Mitchell, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. More recently, Ken was a lawyer in the Tysons Corner office of McGuireWoods LLP. Ken was named a Virginia Super Lawyers “Rising Star” from 2009 to 2013. He has published extensively in the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, and he has been a frequent speaker at bankruptcy-related seminars. Ken sits on the Executive Board of the Walter Chandler Inn of Court, which is designed to improve the skills, professionalism, and ethics of the bankruptcy bench and bar in the District of Columbia metro area. The Inn represents a broad spectrum of members of the bench, the bar and local law school students sharing an interest in bankruptcy litigation and related issues.
Ken received his J.D. from the William H. Bowen School of Law of the University of Arkansas, Little Rock. He has an LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from Georgetown University Law Center, and he holds a B.S. degree from Georgia Southern University. Ken was a medic while serving in the United States Army from 1992-1997. He currently represents veterans before the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims on a pro bono basis.
American Bankruptcy Institute
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal: Contributing Editor, News at 11 Column
Congressman Walter Chandler Inn of Court: Master; Executive Board
Northern Virginia Bankruptcy Bar Association
Best Lawyers in America®: Selected for inclusion in the area of Litigation - Bankruptcy and Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2018-2019)
Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business: Listed in the area of Litigation: Bankruptcy (2012-2015)
M&A Advisor: M&A Sector Deal of the Year Finalist – Technology, Media, Telecom (Between $10mm and $100mm) – Miles & Stockbridge P.C. for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in Sale of Trans National Communications International, Inc. to Blue Casa Telephone, LLC (2013)
Virginia Super Lawyers® - Rising Stars Edition: Selected for inclusion in the area of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights and Business Litigation (2009-2013)
Washington DC Super Lawyers® - Rising Stars Edition: Selected for inclusion in the area of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights and Business Litigation (2014)
Defended bank client in federal district court litigation where borrower alleged that bank breached a loan agreement by not f...Read More
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