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Seth M. Kean

Seth M. Kean



  • Boston University School of Law, 1999, J.D., magna cum laude. Article Editor, Boston University Law Review
  • Cornell University, 1996, B.S.

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York

Seth is a partner in the Financial Industry Group of Reed Smith. He has extensive experience representing financial institutions and other clients in complex litigation, regulatory inquiries and investigations throughout the country. He handles matters involving anti-money laundering compliance, commercial lending, deposit operations, broker-dealer regulation, derivatives and financial products, trusts, securities offerings, and data privacy.

Seth's experience includes a clerkship for the Honorable Boyce F. Martin, Jr., Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Employment History

  • 2010 - Reed Smith
  • 1999 - Shearman & Sterling LLP


  • Honorable Boyce F. Martin, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals - Sixth Circuit