Kim D. Victor, born in Bronx, New York and admitted to the bar, 1997, New York and U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Education: Stony Brook University (B.A. 1991); New York Law School (J.D., 1996).
Ms. Victor is Of Counsel to the Firm. Previously, she served as the Managing Attorney of the litigation department of a Firm on Long Island which handled litigation and bankruptcy matters, was a litigation associate at Hahn & Hessen LLP, and clerked in the litigation department of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York City. With over twenty-five years of litigation experience, Ms. Victor's practice focuses on representing co-ops, condominiums, landlords and other business entities in various litigation matters, including complex commercial litigation disputes, breach of contract actions, corporation and partnership disputes, real estate development and construction actions, landlord-tenant matters and fraud and negligence claims at the federal, state, civil and appellate court levels.
Ms. Victor also regularly litigated commercial issues in bankruptcy cases, representing creditors, creditors' committees, debtors, and trustees in adversary proceedings involving preferences and fraudulent transfers, reclamation proceedings, actions for declaratory relief, and discharge objections. Ms. Victor utilizes her strong negotiation skills while advocating for business owners, financial institutions, creditors, and trustees.
Ms. Victor's experience ranges from representing co-op and condo boards in shareholder and tenant disputes, to representing the largest manufacturer of racing bicycles in the United States in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, in which her handling of the liquidation generated more than five million dollars for the bankruptcy estate, and successfully litigating on behalf of Sirius Satellite Radio, Inc., a national, subscription-based digital satellite radio broadcasting service, in a matter involving a breach of a license and lease agreement. Ms. Victor succeeded on a motion for summary judgment, enabling Sirius Satellite Radio to continue its operations in New York.
Areas of Practice
- Complex Commercial Litigation Disputes
- Breach of Contract Actions
- Corporation and Partnership Disputes
- Real Estate Development and Construction Actions
- Landlord-Tenant Matters
- Fraud and Negligence Claims
- New York
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
- New York Law School, New York, New York
- J.D. - 1996
- Stony Brook University
- B.A. - 1991