Prior to joining Dickinson Wright, Ken was a law school professor and was a nationally recognized scholar in the field of contracts. He continues to publish articles on legal issues facing businesses.
University of Nevada, RenoB.A., Journalism, 2001
- Phi Kappa Phi
- Golden Key Honor Society
Duke University School of LawJ.D., 2006
- Special Projects Editor, Law & Contemporary Problems
- Nevada Business Magazine’s Legal Elite, 2017
- Nevada Business Magazine’s Legal Elite, 2016
- Professor of the Year, 2014, Regent University School of Law
- Law Faculty Scholar of the Year, 2013, Regent University School of Law
- Professor of the Year, 2012, Regent University School of Law
Obtained judgment for more than $1 million in attorneys’ fees for civil rights plaintiff.
Obtained dismissal of claims for fraud and breach of contract on behalf of regional bank and mortgage broker. Stoffels v. DLJ Mortg. Capital Inc., 2011 WL 4552370 (D.Nev. 2011).
Represented largest gas station and convenience store operator in Nevada on claims of fraud, misrepresentation, and breach of contract, leading to a judgment in excess of $100 million.
Provided outside general counsel to international airport.
- Avoiding Illegal Termination of Employees in Nevada, Published in Northern Nevada Business Weekly, June 2017
- Avoiding Illegal Termination of Employees in Nevada, DW Client Alert, May 2017
- New Rules for Nevada Noncompetes, December 2016
- Trade Practices to Keep Your Company Safe, Northern Nevada Business Weekly, April 2016
- Ethical Lawyering and Basketball, Beyond the Rule (February 2016)
- What We Consent to When We Consent to Form Contracts: Market Price, 84 UMKC L. REV. 1 (2015)
- Beauty and Ugliness in Offer and Acceptance, 60 WAYNE L. REV. 469 (2014)
- Justice and Harsh Results: Beyond Individualism and Collectivism in Contracts, 45 U. MEM. L. REV. 59 (2014)
- Creditors' Rights in Under-Secured Mortgages, Nev. Law., May 2009 (co-author)