In Memoriam: Kenneth Bialkin

In Memoriam: Kenneth Bialkin

Kenneth J. Bialkin passed away on August 23. He was 89.

An ALI member since 1984, Mr. Bialkin served as an Adviser on the Federal Securities Code and Principles of Corporate Governance projects. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1950 with a degree in economics, and then earned a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1953. His law practice encompassed a broad range of corporate and securities law matters. He was a partner in the law firm of Willkie Farr & Gallagher before joining Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.

Mr. Bialkin was recognized as “a trailblazer and giant among leaders of the American Jewish community; a phenomenal legal mind who served as a longtime senior partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher and Flom; and a kind, compassionate, and generous man.”

Read his obit from The Jewish Voicehere.