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Kenneth W. Bart

Of Counsel - new york


Legal Expertise

Kenneth Bart is a member of MSK's Capital Markets & Securities practice group. He has experience representing both public and private entities, preparing 33 Act and 34 Act registration statements and filings, and handling corporate governance and compliance issues, FINRA and DTC filings and public entity uplistings.

Representative Matters

  • Preparation of a Form S-1 Registration Statement for a $2,500,000 secondary debt offering that received a review/no comment response from the SEC for a remote IT publicly listed company.*
  • Preparation of Private Placement Memorandum for a $2,000,000 preferred equity offering as part of a $60,000,000 financing for a real estate development company based in Raleigh, NC.*
  • Preparation of private placement memorandum and related transaction documents for a
    $17,000,000 equity offering for a company operating in the waste-to-energy industry.*
  • Representation of a national healthy beverages company related to multiple acquisitions, as well as a $16,000,000 firm commitment public offering and simultaneous Nasdaq uplist.*
  • Preparation of registration statements on Form S-8 for publicly traded clients in order to register shares underlying company equity incentive plans.*
  • Represented a publicly-traded company with respect to the registration of common shares and warrants as part of a $4,500,000 offering.*
  • Negotiation and drafting of transaction documents to facilitate various acquisitions by a publicly-traded company operating in the regulated cannabis industry.*
  • Preparation of private placement memorandum and related transaction documents for a
    $17,000,000 equity offering for a company operating in the waste-to-energy industry.*
  • Assisted with the sale of controlling interest with a simultaneous private offering in a publicly-traded healthcare products company.*
  • Facilitation of a $10,000,000 funding transaction for a privately held company operating in the pharmaceutical industry.*
  • Assisted with preparation of transaction documents and closing of an approximately $4,000,000 offering for a publicly-traded company operating in the remote managed information technology industry.*
  • Preparation of transaction documents for a $5,000,000 offering for a privately held company operating in the LED lighting industry.*
  • Represented a privately held supplemental healthcare company related to a $2,000,000 equity offering.*
  • Preparation of offering documents related to a $7,000,000 private offering for an oil and gas company.*
  • Representation of privately held entities in a multiple entity acquisition transaction with a publicly-traded company listed on the Canadian Stock Exchange.*
  • Representation of a private bioenergy company with respect to an offering of Class B membership units.*
  • Representation of various entities with respect to initial registration filings on Form S-1 and assistance with obtaining initial stock symbol.*
  • Drafted all legal documents for sale of complex Limited Partnership while taking into consideration applicable tax issues including a Trust.*
  • Drafted all documents for a corporate stock sale, including the Stock Purchase Agreement, new stock certificates and corporate minutes.*
  • Drafted articles of incorporation, bylaws and incorporation documents for newly formed entities.*

*Indicates matters handled prior to joining MSK

Other Career Experience

  • Corporate and Securities Attorney, Ward and Smith
  • Managing Partner, Bart and Associates, LLC 
  • In-House Counsel, Accelerate Data Systems, Inc. 
  • In-House Counsel Intern, Direct Capital Securities 


  • Colorado 
  • North Carolina


  • J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law
  • B.A., cum laude, Hope College
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