Bill Kane focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation and government controversy. He represents clients in state and federal courts in business disputes related to contracts, business torts and competition cases involving trade secrets, noncompetition agreements, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, unfair competition and antitrust. Mr. Kane has significant experience in representing clients who require emergency legal assistance in obtaining injunctive relief as a result of unfair business competition and/or trade secret theft by business competitors or former company executives. He conducts internal corporate investigations and provides corporate counseling and advice. Mr. Kane’s practice also includes representing corporate officers who are the subject of parallel civil and criminal proceedings.
Following his admission to the bar, Mr. Kane was an Assistant Illinois Attorney General from 1986 to 1991, where he represented state agencies and members of the executive, legislative and judicial branches of state government before administrative boards and in state and federal court.
Mr. Kane’s representative experience includes:
Mr. Kane is a member of the American Bar Association sections on Antitrust, International Law and Litigation and the Illinois and Chicago Bar Associations.
His civic activities include:
11/15/2013 - BakerHostetler Settles Dispute Over James Bond Rights with MGM, Danjaq
10/30/2013 - Powers to Speak at Managed Funds Association Compliance 2013
8/23/2013 - Kane and Levin Discuss SEC Examinations of Investment Advisers at NRS Webinar
Hedge Fund Industry Practice Overview
Third Circuit Holds Rule 10b-5 Violations May Be Imputed to Investment Management Company on Basis of Apparent Agency
JOBS Act Update
CFTC Grants Limited Relief to Family Offices From Commodity Pool Operator Registration