Evan A. Kanter

Miami,  FL  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Securities
    Contact InfoTelephone: 305.579.7816
    Fax: 305.579.0717
    University University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S., Accountancy, with honors, 2005
    Law SchoolUniversity of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2008
    Admitted2008, Illinois; 2011, Florida

    Professional & Community Involvement
    •Member, American Bar Association


    Evan A. Kanter is an Associate in the Corporate & Securities Practice of the firm's Miami office.

    Awards & Recognition

    •Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of America's Best Corporate Law Firms, 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
    •Member, team ranked as a top corporate law firm in Miami as selected by corporate directors, in the annual Legal Industry Research Study by Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc. (10th year), 2002-2009, 2011-2012

    Associated News & Events

    Press Releases

    06.09.15 Greenberg Traurig Represents Longtime Client OPKO Health In $1.47 Billion Merger Agreement with Bio-Reference Laboratories
    05.20.13 Greenberg Traurig Represents Hard Rock International In Closing $640 Million Financing Transaction
    04.01.13 Greenberg Traurig Represents Black Bear Realty Co. in its $160 Million Sale of Oxford Casino
    09.27.12 Greenberg Traurig LLP Represents Amaya Gaming Group in its $167 Million Acquisition of Cadillac Jack, Inc.
    05.31.12 Greenberg Traurig Listed as a Top Corporate Firm for the 10th Time in Corporate Board Member magazine
    07.22.11 Greenberg Traurig Takes Top Spot in Florida on mergermarket Legal Adviser Second Quarter League Table
    06.07.11 Greenberg Traurig Listed as Miami's Top Corporate Firm for the 9th Time in 10 Years in Magazine Study

    Articles, Publications, & Lectures

    •Mentioned, Greenberg Traurig Guides Opko in $1.47B Buy for Lab Co., Law360, June 4, 2015

    Legal Experience

    •Associate, International law firm, Chicago, IL, September 2008 - April 2011
    •Summer Associate, International law firm, Chicago, IL, Summer 2007
    •Summer Honors Law Program, Securities and Exchange Commission, Pacific Regional Office, Enforcement Division, Los Angeles, CA, Summer 2006

    Pro Bono

    •Volunteer Attorney, Chicago Housing Committee, Chicago, IL (September 2008 - May 2009, May 2010 - April 2011
    •Volunteer Attorney, Lawyers Committee for Better Housing, Chicago, IL, October 2009 - March 2010

    Reported CasesSignificant Representations: Represented Premier Healthcare Services, LLC in the sale of its Nurse Staffing and Allied Business units to Advantage On Call, LLC, a subsidiary of Advantage RN, LLC. The sold business units are in the business of providing temporary and permanent nursing and allied health professional staffing in the health care industry to both private and governmental customers (excluding the home health care industry).Represented Amaya Gaming Group, an entertainment solutions provider for the regulated gaming industry, in connection with its acquisition of Cadillac Jack, Inc., a leading supplier of products and technology for the global gaming market.Represented Patiot Rail Corp., an owner and operator of short-line railroads, in connection with its sale to SteelRiver Infrastructure North America Fund, LP.Represented Hard Rock International in a $640 million financing comprised of a Rule 144A offering of $350 million Senior Notes due 2021 and a $290 million Senior Secured Term Loan. The representation also included a related tender offer for $525 million outstanding Senior Secured Notes due 2014.Represented the Seminole Tribe of Florida in multiple finance and securities transactions, including a $750 million senior secured credit facility.
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    Office Information

    Evan A. Kanter

    333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
    MiamiFL 33131


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