Deven Kane is a corporate transactions attorney with KPPB LAW’s corporate law practice team. His experience spans more than two decades of advising clients on matters related to mergers and acquisitions, securities laws, commercial lending, commercial leases, employment transactions and general corporate law issues. His clients include corporations, limited liability organizations and their owners, as well as entrepreneurs and startups.
Deven specializes in private equity placements, corporate transactions, contracts, and guiding business owners in all aspects of managing their owner and management relationships including preparation of operating agreements, shareholder agreements and buy-sell agreements. For more than two decades, he has structured multiple business transactions including mergers, joint ventures, as well as service and licensing agreements.
Before joining KPPB LAW in 2022, he led his own corporate law practice in Chicago for more than a decade. He has previously served as a member of the corporate law practice with Altheimer & Gray, and with Clingen Callow & McLean, LLC. Prior to his legal career, Deven received experience with IBM’s internal auditing group.
Deven earned his law degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign College of Law where he received a Harno Scholarship and graduated cum laude. He earned his bachelor of business administration degree in finance and accounting from Texas A&M University where he was a Lechner Fellow. During his undergraduate studies he was active in moot court, L.E.G.A.L.S., Hindu Student Council and Aggie Leaders of Tomorrow.
He is the Past-President and a member of the board of the National Indo America Museum and the Second Vice President and a member of the board of the Chicago Coin Club. He is a former board member and officer of the Indian American Bar Association of Chicago.
Deven is fluent in Hindi and Marathi. He was born in Chicagoland and raised near Mumbai, India. He practices in Chicago as an extension of the Atlanta-based corporate law practice of KPPB LAW.