Attorney Kenneth M. Levine

Attorney Kenneth Levine

Location: Brookline, Massachusetts
Phone: 617-566-2700
Fax: 617-566-6144
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Kenneth M. Levine is a graduate of the Boston Latin School, Boston College and the New England School of Law.

Mr. Levine has authored several articles concerning medical malpractice and trial practice issues which have been published in both legal and medical journals. Ken has lectured in Florida, Illinois, Washington State, Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania Maryland, Massachusetts, New York and other states on legal and medical subjects and has lectured at the Massachusetts General Hospital Annual Symposium on Law Medicine and Ethics as well as the annual convention of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is a member of the Boston Inn of Court, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and Birth Trauma Litigation Group, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the American College of Legal Medicine, the American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics, and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

In 2002 Mr. Levine achieved the largest medical malpractice verdict in Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He has also obtained one of the largest medical malpractice settlements in the history of the State of New Hampshire, and one of the largest in the State of Vermont. Presently Mr. Levine represents clients not only in Massachusetts, but also in several states across the country. Over the years Mr. Levine has obtained millions of dollars for his clients through verdicts or settlements.

Mr. Levine has brought cases to trial in all of the Superior courts in Massachusetts, the United States District Court and had also argued at the Massachusetts Court of Appeals, the United States Court of Appeals and the Massachusetts State Supreme Court.

You may have read about Mr. Levine’s cases in Boston Magazine, The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, and other national newspapers, or you may have seen stories about his clients on  20/20 and Dateline NBC.

Prior to accepting cases on behalf of Plaintiffs, Ken defended medical malpractice cases for the Risk Management Foundation of the Harvard Medical Institutions and the Medical Malpractice JUA of Massachusetts, now known as Pro Mutual.

Areas of Practice

  • Birth Injury
  • Brachial Plexus/Erb’s Palsy
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Surgical Negligence
  • Pediatric Negligence
  • Ob-Gyn Negligence
  • Medication Errors
  • Hospital Negligence
  • Wrongful Death
  • Traumatic Birth Delivery
  • Negligence in High-Risk Delivery
  • Nurse-Midwife Negligence
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Tort

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1981
  • Arizona, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1988


  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1981
  • Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts cum laude – 1978
    • Major: Urban Planning

Published Works

  • Pharmaceutical Malpractice, Lyphomed Journal, 1993
  • Pharmacy Law: Malpractice Issues, Clinical Trends, Volume 7, No. 3, Third Issue, 1993


  • Keynote Speaker at Obstetrical Malpractice Seminar, Association of Continuing Legal Education, 1993
  • Keynote Speaker at Medical Malpractice Seminar, American College of Emergency Physicians Annual Convention, Orlando, Florida, 1994
  • Keynote Speaker at Pharmacy Law and Malpractice Seminar, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Pharmacy, Annual Symposium on Law and Ethics, 1993
  • Keynote Speaker at Medical Legal Issues Seminar, United Brachial Plexus Network, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010
  • Keynote speaker at the American Association for Justice national seminar in Obstetrical Brachial Plexus injuries in May, 2016
  • Speaker at American Association for Justice national convention in Austin, Texas about Obstetrical Brachial Plexus cases in February 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Hebrew Rehabilitation Center For the Aged, Member, Board of Directors, 1992 – 2005
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member
  • Boston Inn of Court, Member
  • American College of Legal Medicine, Member
  • American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  • Norfolk County Bar Association, Member
  • Red Cross, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Judge Robert Pickrell, Law Clerk, 1982 – 1983

Pro Bono Activities

  • Greenpeace, 1992 – Present