Kenneth M. Calvey is an associate attorney with Portale Randazzo LLP and joined the firm in 2018. He focuses his practice in the area of criminal defense, zealously advocating on behalf of those that stand accused of a crime.
Prior to joining Portale Randazzo, Mr. Calvey started his legal career in 2013 as an Assistant District Attorney for the Honorable Robert T. Johnson at the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office. During his tenure, he rose through the ranks from the Criminal Court Bureau to the Felony Trial Bureau, where he prosecuted cases involving attempted murder, narcotics, gang assault, robbery, and gun possession, presenting over one hundred felony cases to grand juries and conducting over ten bench and jury trials to verdict as both the lead prosecutor and second chair.
Following his time as a prosecutor, Mr. Calvey practiced civil litigation, working for a large insurance defense firm based in New York City and a national insurance defense firm’s Westchester County office, defending complex litigation matters from pre-suit through trial involving professional responsibility, products liability, labor and employment, negligent security, and premises liability. While defending these cases, he obtained favorable results, voluntary discontinuances, and dismissals on behalf of his clients.
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- Super Lawyers - 2018
- New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division Second Department
- United States District Court, Southern District of New York
EDUCATION & PERSONAL LIFE
Mr. Calvey attended Binghamton University as an undergraduate, and soon after earned his juris doctorate from Pace University School of Law. In addition to working for Portale Randazzo, he has been serving as a coach for the Pace University School of Law Advocacy Program’s National Trial Teams since 2017. When he is not practicing law, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading, playing basketball, and watching hockey and football.