Kenneth Rivlin

Adjunct Professor of Law

Partner and Head, US Environmental Law Group, Allen & Overy


A.B., 1987, Brown University
J.D., 1994, Boston University


Ken Rivlin is head of Allen & Overy's Global Environmental Law Group, US Environmental and Regulatory Law Group and US Pro Bono Program. He and his team advise on environmental and regulatory risk in transactions involving virtually every industrial sector, compliance with US and EU environmental requirements (such as the WEEE and RoHS Directives and REACH), emissions trading and climate change, environmental disputes, toxic tort risk, SEC disclosure requirements and corporate governance issues. Ken also advises on the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), dealings with OFAC-sanctioned countries, Exon-Florio and similar matters.


Ken previously worked at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP (1996-2001) and McCarter & English LLP (1994-1996).


Ken is a member of the New York City Bar's Committee on International Environmental Law and writes and speaks frequently on environmental and regulatory matters.

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