Robert L. ("Bob") Kahan is a Partner in Liner's Business Transactions & Restructuring Group. Clients seek him out because of his insights into the ultimate goals of all parties to a transaction and his leadership in steering the course to those ends. His reputation as a deal lawyer is well known and well deserved, and his experience and big-picture thinking allows him to get deals done where others might fail. He has honed these talents during his career as a trusted advisor, representing some of his clients for more than 40 years.
Bob's focus is on mergers and acquisitions, particularly for middle-market companies in the "life style" industries. His practice also includes financing, securities, franchising, licensing, and general corporate matters. Additionally, firms in the entertainment industry consider him a go-to lawyer, and they often rely on him for help and advice as they structure, negotiate, and draft significant deals on behalf of their celebrity and sports clients.
Bob's clients include entrepreneurs throughout the life of their businesses, high-net-worth individuals with regard to their business interests, private equity firms in conjunction with their portfolio company investments and sales, and mid-market companies. He also represents franchisors and franchisees, licensing companies and entertainers and athletes in connection with licensing and endorsement transactions.