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Kathleen Crowe Eick


3300 Wells Fargo Center, 90 South Seventh Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402-4140

Bar Admissions

Minnesota, 2012


Modern Standard Arabic
Colloquial Egyptian Arabic
Colloquial Qatari Arabic

Leadership & Community

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Women Presidents' Organization: Minnesota Chapter
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers
  • LegalCORPS: Non-profit organization promoting pro bono legal services for low-income businesses and non-profits, Volunteer at Latino Economic Development Center clinics; Operations Committee 2015-present
  • Community Justice Project: Pro Bono Attorney Volunteer


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. 


  • Consults and manages internal process, including collaborating with in house counsel and internal business team leaders as well as drafting documentation to support a Fortune 500 company’s corporate reorganization. The objectives include: segregate the wholesale and retail operations in an operationally efficient and strategic manner; facilitate strategic transformation plan to sell retail assets; segregate the liabilities into respective business segments; advance strategic, business and financial flexibility; and facilitate utilizing a portion of capital loss carry forward, which could generate cash tax benefits.
  • Represents newly-formed businesses with entity formation, raising funds, commercial agreements, and development of growth strategies.
  • Prepares, reviews, and negotiates agreements dealing with licensing the use of a prominent sports facility in Minneapolis, licensing intellectual property rights, marketing, distributor arrangements, and website and mobile application development.
  • Represents one of the largest automobile original equipment manufacturers in the world as counsel for media, digital, intellectual property and advertising transactions.
  • Represents GWG Holdings, Inc., a Minneapolis-based company engaged in the purchase of life settlements, in public securities offerings and securities reporting compliance.
  • While serving her secondment at a Fortune 500 company in 2016, assisted in the sale of a business to a private equity fund, yielding $1.365 billion in sale proceeds.
  • Represented Stellar Technologies, Inc., a medical device manufacturer, in its sale to Cirtec Medical, LLC.
  • Represented eyebobs, LLC, a designer and seller of fashion eyewear, in its sale to Norwest Equity Partners.
  • Served as underwriter’s counsel for Dougherty & Company LLC in connection with follow-on public common stock offerings of common stock of Sajan, Inc. (2014) and Intricon, Inc. (2016).
  • Represented Kona Grill, Inc., a publicly traded restaurant company (NASDAQ: KONA), in connection with its 2014 underwritten public follow-on offering.


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.)

August 1, 2014
January 1, 2012


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