Kevin P. Gildea

Kevin P.Gildea - Partner


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Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Republic of Ireland (non-practising)
  • Senior Courts of England And Wales
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Circuits
  • United States Court of International Trade
  • United States Supreme Court


  • Albany Law School of Union University, J.D.
  • Boston College Law School, Visiting Student
  • Boston College, B.A., Political Science



Kevin P. Gildea is a Partner and the Practice Leader for DarrowEverett’s Healthcare and Life Sciences, a Practice Leader in its Regulatory & Compliance Practice Group, a Practice Leader in the Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Group, and the co-head of the Corporate Department. He has a practice concentrated in the areas of corporate, banking, healthcare and life sciences, renewable energy, non-profit, and financial services regulation, compliance, litigation and enforcement defense, and transaction and merger-acquisition related structuring, domestically and internationally. He has experience defending companies in civil and criminal government investigations and enforcement actions, litigating business and commercial disputes before federal and state courts, structuring private equity funds, and counseling a wide range of clients on laws and regulations pertaining to mortgage banking and consumer finance, housing, solar energy projects, the manufacture and distribution of cannabis products, insurance and reinsurance, securities offerings, real estate, fintech, blockchain technology, data protection and cybersecurity, anti-corruption and anti-money laundering compliance, employment matters, corporate governance, and licensing. Kevin also advises publicly traded companies concerning public offerings of debt and equity securities, registration statements, SEC filings and periodic reports, proxy contests and tender offers, stock exchange requirements, and other securities and corporate governance matters.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining the DarrowEverett team, Kevin led the legal and regulatory compliance functions of two prominent mortgage companies and is a former Administrative Law Judge and past chair of the Administrative Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association.

Related Practices



  • Albany Law School National Alumni Association – Board Member
  • The Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in the City of New York – Board of Stewards