Ken Shevlin advises clients on a variety of business transactions, including mergers and acquisitionsdebt and equity financingreal estate acquisitions, dispositions, development and leasing; and joint ventures and strategic alliances, as well as general corporate issues. He represents clients in a wide range of sectors, including manufacturing, retail, financial services, and healthcare. He has particular depth of experience in the senior housing industry, representing owners and operators of assisted living and skilled nursing facilities in purchase and sale transactions, restructuring, and financing transactions.  Ken enjoys helping clients manage the nuances of these critical deals, strategizing on negotiations and navigating the process while mitigating business risk at closing and beyond.

Ken Shevlin advises clients on a variety of business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions; debt and equity financing; real estate acquisitions, dispositions, development and leasing; and joint ventures and strategic alliances, as well as general corporate issues. He represents clients in a wide range of sectors, including manufacturing, retail, financial services, and healthcare. He has particular depth of experience in the senior housing industry, representing owners and operators of assisted living and skilled nursing facilities in purchase and sale transactions, restructuring, and financing transactions.  Ken enjoys helping clients manage the nuances of these critical deals, strategizing on negotiations and navigating the process while mitigating business risk at closing and beyond.

Prior to joining Williams Mullen, Ken practiced at the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and clerked for Judge Norman K. Moon of the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia.

Ken is the treasurer of the board of directors of the Piedmont Housing Alliance and serves as chair of The Paramount Theater's Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee. He was co-chair of the Urban Land Institute Charlottesville Young Leaders Group from 2016-2017.

Ken earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was a Hardy Cross Dillard Scholar, served as editor-in-chief of the Virginia Environmental Law Journal and elected to the Order of the Coif. He holds an M.Phil. in political thought and intellectual history from the University of Cambridge and a B.A. in political science, cum laude, from Yale.