Kathleen Crowe Eick counsels business clients in a variety of dealings, with particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions, public and private securities offerings, and commercial contracts, (including marketing contracts). She skillfully assists clients in all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, including reverse mergers, acquisitions of operating business units, and sales of companies to strategic buyers.
Kathleen gained valuable experience participating in a three-month secondment with a Fortune 500 company in 2016, which has resulted in her continued work with the client as outside counsel. She has advised and led the company’s business and legal team members in connection with the reorganization of the corporate structure and various aspects of the business, including legal, human resources, energy, internet technology, and sourcing functions. Kathleen also worked on the reorganization and sale of contract, intellectual property, and real estate assets.
Kathleen's work with clients is enhanced by prior experience working as an investment banker with Credit Suisse's Private Fund Group in London. In this role, she performed financial analysis and due diligence on behalf of private equity funds seeking portfolio investments, including company valuations, market and geographic trend research and sector-specific return assessments.
Kathleen is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center where she was a contributor to the Georgetown International Environmental Law Review. She earned her bachelor's degree at Duke University, with a double major in Public Policy Studies and Arabic Language and Culture. Kathleen has also studied at Qatar University in Doha, Qatar and the American University of Cairo in Egypt. Kathleen speaks several dialects of Arabic language.
North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2013, 2015-2017 (North Star Lawyer is a designation that recognizes members who provide 50 hours or more of pro bono legal services in a calendar year.)