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Kevin M. Baum

Adjunct Professor
J.D., St. John's University School of Law
M.S. Ed., Queens College
B.S., Stony Brook University

Kevin M. Baum is of counsel at Baum & Bailey, P.C.. He focuses his practice on bankruptcy, creditors’ rights, and comercial litigation.  In practice, he has represented debtors, secured lenders, indenture trustees and other creditors in transactional and litigation matters concerning bankruptcy and insolvency law. He has also represented various parties in corporate transactions and commercial litigation. Prior to joining Baum & Bailey, P.C., Baum was an insolvency and restructuring associate at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP.  As an Adjunct Professor of Law at St. John’s University School of Law, he teaches Introduction to Bankruptcy Practice: Case Analysis, an intensive legal writing course for members of the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review.  In addition to these positions, Baum is a Coordinating Editor of the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal and Editorial Board Member of the American Bankruptcy Institute’s “Volo” Circuit Court Reporter Blog.  He is also a member of the American Bar Association and the New York County Bar Association, where he serves as a member of the Professional Discipline Committee.

Baum earned his LL.M. in Bankruptcy Law and J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law, M.S. Ed. from Queens College, and his B.S. from Stony Brook University.  During law school, he was an Articles Editor of the St. John’s Law Review.  While attending St. John’s, Professor Baum contributed to two Supreme Court Amicus Briefs in the cases of United Student Aid Funds v. Espinosa and Stern v. Marshall.