Kenneth J. Black

Kenneth J. Black



Kenneth Black is a partner in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s San Francisco office, where his practice focuses on complex securities litigation and shareholder derivative litigation. 

Before joining the Firm, Kenneth was a Sanctions Investigator at the Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Treasury Department, where he investigated and assembled the evidentiary cases against targets of U.S. financial sanctions, and tracked the finances and assets of those targets.

Kenneth has been included in the 500 X - The Next Generation Lawdragon guide and was named a Leading Litigator in America by Lawdragon. Kenneth earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Michigan and his Master of Arts degree in International Economic Policy from American University. He received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan School of Law, where he was the Comments Editor for the Michigan Journal of Private Equity & Venture Capital Law, and clerked at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Enforcement. He joined Robbins Geller after working as a summer associate with the Firm in 2012. 


  • Leading Litigator in America, Lawdragon, 2024
  • 500 X - The Next Generation, Lawdragon, 2023

Practice Areas


University of Michigan School of Law, J.D., 2013

  • Comments Editor, Michigan Journal of Private Equity & Venture Capital Law

American University, M.A., 2007

University of Michigan, B.A., 2004


  • California
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California


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