Kristen M. Birmingham

Lateral Recruitment Partner

(716) 847-5450
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Ms. Birmingham’s practice involves a comprehensive range of transactional corporate matters with a particular emphasis on private and public company merger and acquisition transactions for both domestic and international clients across numerous industry sectors. Ms. Birmingham counsels business entities and their principals on matters relating to formation and organization, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, employment and consulting agreements, supply and distribution agreements, sales representative agreements, non-competition agreements, confidentiality agreements, general commercial contracts, terms and conditions of sale, general corporate governance matters, and Hart-Scott-Rodino filings.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice

  • New York

Honors and Awards

Chambers USA Badge 2022 - Birmingham
  • Listed in Chambers USA: Americas Leading Lawyers for Business, 2021-2022
  • Selected for the Upstate New York Super Lawyers® list, 2015-2018
  • Listed in Legal Elite of WNY, Business First of Buffalo and Buffalo Law Journal, 2014-2016, 2018-2020
    • Listed in Legal Elite Top 10, 2015-2016
  • Listed in Who’s Who In Law, Business First of Buffalo and Buffalo Law Journal, 2012


  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1997
  • Franklin & Marshall College, B.A., cum laude, 1994

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Antitrust Law Section
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Business Law Section

Present Activities

  • Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Western New York, Board of Directors