Steven R. Kamen, Co-Chair of the Firm’s Corporate Practice Group, provides corporate counseling to public and private companies, including the structuring and negotiating of complex acquisitions as well as joint ventures/collaborations. For almost a decade, Mr. Kamen has also been an active player in the Firm’s Real Estate practice. His institutional real estate clients include developers, investors and asset managers involved in a broad spectrum of asset classes, geographies and transactions. Among other things, he handles real estate joint ventures, acquisitions and dispositions, and a variety of other real estate related matters such as development agreements, property management agreements, leasing agreements, brokerage agreements, and redevelopment agreements.
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Kamen was Senior Vice President and General Counsel to a New York City-based internet company, and later, Senior Vice President and General Counsel to a New York City-based private equity firm with portfolio companies in the following industries: commercial real estate, oil and gas, media, airlines, fitness equipment and explosives.
With a proficiency in Japanese, he has been involved in numerous transactions involving Japanese companies and their U.S. subsidiaries. As outside counsel, Mr. Kamen’s experience includes work with both domestic and foreign-based clients in a wide range of industries, including real estate, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, energy, chemical, financial services, insurance, gaming, office products and food service.