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Vedder Price is pleased to announce that David L. Kane has joined the firm as a Shareholder in the Insolvency, Bankruptcy & Corporate Reorganization group in Chicago.

Mr. Kane brings over 16 years of experience in almost every facet of complex bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings, including cash collateral and debtor-in-possession financing, Section 363 sale transactions, real estate and equipment leasing disputes, and claims administration, as well as preference, fraudulent transfer and the prosecution and defense of bankruptcy adversary litigation. His clients include a cross section of secured and unsecured creditors, financial institutions, asset purchasers, debtors, Chapter 7 trustees, assignees and equity security holders, whom he represents in a variety of bankruptcy and out-of court insolvency matters.

“Dave adds broad transactional experience that will supplement our existing strengths in the bankruptcy group nicely” said Jennifer Durham King, Chair of Vedder Price’s Corporate practice area. “He will make an immediate impact on our creditor-focused practice and clients with loan restructuring needs and we’re excited to have him join us.”

“I’ve worked with attorneys at Vedder for many years, and I’m excited to join a team that I know has the talent and resources to serve such a sophisticated client base,” said Mr. Kane. “I look forward to serving my clients with the support of my new colleagues.”

Prior to joining Vedder Price, Mr. Kane was a partner at Crane, Simon, Clar & Dan. He previously was a partner and co-chair of the bankruptcy group at Meltzer Purtill & Stelle LLC. He received his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin.


David L. Kane