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Kristin Cass

Kristin Cass

Attorney at Law

Chicago
Licensed in
IL, NY
University of
Chicago Law
School
5.0 5
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About
Kristin Cass is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School. She practiced corporate law at some of the nation's top law firms including Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Sachnoff & Weaver (now Reed Smith). Kristin founded successful small businesses in the food industry, education, and the arts. She is admitted to practice in New York and Illinois.
21
Years
experience

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Kristin Cass has provided ongoing legal services to Women in Focus/Chicago, a nonprofit organization. Ms. Cass provided counsel during the incorporation process, providing the necessary documents and outlining the steps to meet the annual requirements. Ms. Cass is very knowledgeable about nonprofit organization laws and requirements. She is very professional and highly accessible. I would highly recommend her for assistance with any issues facing your nonprofit organization. ​-- Karen A. Egerer, president, Board of Directors, Women in Focus/C"

Entity formation and start up advice, ongoing general counsel on call
Posted on Jun 10, 2017
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

""Kristin Cass combines a first-rate legal mind with the savvy of a business owner. You get counsel that is smart, pragmatic and accurate. We consider Ms. Cass to be a strategic business ally who delivers value-add at every turn." --Laurel Kennedy, Founder, Blink OnDemand Crisis PR ™"

Contracts and negotiations for a variety of business ventures and transactions
Posted on Jun 10, 2017

Work History

Law Offices of Kristin Cass

attorney

Oct 1999 - Present

Represent clients on business matters.
Practice focuses on new business formation, including entity formation, shareholder and other agreements, and succession planning for new businesses.
Legal representation for creatives and entrepreneurs includes contracts for visual and written works, and other creative projects.
Representation of clients in business transactions includes licensing, acquisi

Oct 1999 - Present

Sachnoff & Weaver

associate

Jan 1997 - Sep 1999

Represent clients in corporate and securities matters.
Represent companies in mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, commercial banking transactions, leasing transactions and related commercial and ancillary matters.
Negotiate and draft pertinent agreements and conduct due diligence for mergers and acquisitions of private companies.
Draft prospectuses and conduct due diligence

Jan 1997 - Sep 1999

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

associate

Sep 1995 - Dec 1997

Represent clients in corporate and securities matters.
Represent public and private companies in securities and project finance transactions.
Draft prospectuses , related agreements, and conduct due diligence for initial public offerings.
Draft pertinent agreements and conduct due diligence for project finance transactions.
Review and draft transactional documents for capital equipment leasing.

Sep 1995 - Dec 1997

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