Kathleen A. Kress: Lawyer with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Kathleen A. Kress


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Practice Areas

  • Commercial Transactions
  • Computer, Internet and Technology
  • Corporate Law / Business Organizations
  • Financial Services
  • REITs
  • Franchise and Distribution
  • Intellectual Property
  • Mergers and Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets
University University of Dayton, B.A., magna cum laude, 1980
Law SchoolColumbia University, J.D., 1983
Admitted1984, New York; 1985, Ohio
BornElmhurst, Illinois, September 5, 1958

Kathleen A. Kress has extensive experience in secured finance transactions, including sale/lease back financing, term loan and revolving financing, from both lender and borrower perspectives. She also has represented both buyers and sellers in acquisitions, dispositions and reorganizations of closely held businesses. She has substantial experience in franchise law, trademark protection and licensing and secured lending.

Representative Matters

· Acquisition and financing of multiple entities operating a portfolio of 147 skilled nursing facilities for a purchase price of approximately $2.4 billion.

· Joint venture transaction relating to the ownership and operation of 19 senior housing and care facilities with an investment amount of approximately $221,000,000.


· Best Lawyers in America, 2006 - 2014

· AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Professional and Community Affiliations

· Toledo Bar Association

· Ohio State Bar Association





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Kathleen A. Kress

1000 Jackson Street
ToledoOH 43604-5573


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