Kenneth E. Chyten has been a successful trial lawyer for over 30 years, with extensive experience in many areas of the law, focusing on civil and business litigation. Ken has represented hundreds of businesses and individuals in matters ranging from simple contract or business disputes, to complex patent and antitrust litigation.
Ken is very selective about the cases he chooses, which allows him to devote the utmost attention and interest to each case, regardless of its size of complexity. Ken believes he can best serve his clients by handling all cases himself in order to control the quality and amount of work to be performed.
Undergraduate: University of California, San Diego
Bachelor of Arts - 1976 (With Highest Honors)
University of California Berkeley, Boalt Hall Law School
Juris Doctor - 1979
Associate Editor, California Law Review (1977-78 and 1978-79)
Published: 66 California Law Review 293 (1978)
California Supreme Court, Honorable Stanley Mosk
Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro (now Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman) (1979-1983)
Sole Practitioner (1984-1989)
Levin, Stein, Chyten & Schneider (1990 to 2001)
Sole Practitioner (2002 - )
New York (Pro Haec Vice)
United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Court of Claims
Judge Pro Tem, Los Angeles County Superior Court
Areas of Focus:
Civil/Business Litigation, Business Disputes, Fraud and Misrepresentation, Employment Litigation, Breach of Contract, Construction Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, and Civil Appeals
Successful prosecution and defense of countless bench and jury trials, in both state and federal courts, in California and New York.
Businesses, banks, corporate officers and directors, developers, contractors, attorneys, homeowners associations, and individuals.