Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2017
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 2017


  • State University of New York at Brockport, B.A.
  • State University of New York, Buffalo, School of Law, J.D., M.B.A.

Professional Association

  • Erie County Bar Association
  • Western New York Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Professional Recognition

  • Selected by Super Lawyers Upstate New York Rising Star, 2021-2023
  • Named to Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch List, 2022, 2023, 2024

News & Presentations

  • "Navigating Restrictive Covenants." A CLE presented in conjunction with the Desmond Inn of Court. October 21, 2020

Kevin Lelonek focuses his law practice in the areas of business litigation and business bankruptcy and reorganization. He works closely with clients ranging from large private-sector companies, to family-owned businesses and non-profit organizations. In every matter, Kevin works closely with the client to identify the nuances of their individual situation, and craft a plan that best meets their unique needs.

Business Litigation

As a member of our litigation practice group, Kevin works closely with his colleagues to resolve each matter in the most efficient, cost-effective manner that meets the clients desired outcome. His experience includes:

  • Business divorce and shareholder disputes
  • Complex contract disputes
  • Insurance coverage matters
  • Unfair competition claims
  • Litigation of non-compete agreements
  • Business dissolution (business divorce)
  • Enforceability of post-employment restrictive covenants and unpaid wage claims


Business Bankruptcy & Reorganization

Since joining Gross Shuman in 2017, Kevin has worked closely with veteran business bankruptcy attorney Robert Feldman to assist clients in navigating the complex process of filing for bankruptcy protection and successfully restructuring debt and other obligations. There is no one-size-fits-all answer when it comes to such a serious decision for your business, and Kevin works with each client to review the specifics of their situation, present them will all viable options, and then craft a plan to bring about the best resolution.

His work in business bankruptcy & reorganization includes handling a wide range of matters for clients in the healthcare, banking, manufacturing, commercial real estate, and trucking industries.