KAB’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University and his 20+ years’ experience equip him with the skills and knowledge to efficiently and effectively represent clients in environmental, mineral, intellectual property, construction, business and real estate matters. KAB takes the time to understand his clients’ needs and objectives. KAB’s experience, combined with his active service in civic and professional organizations and as a real estate licensing instructor, have yielded the skills to achieve efficient “win-win” results.
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington, Ind., J.D.
Mineral, Oil and Gas
Construction: Achieves cost and performance objectives in commercial, industrial, higher education, and healthcare projects by negotiating effective contracts to efficiently address delegation of responsibilities, indemnification, obligations, and dispute resolution methods.
Oil, Gas and Minerals: Increases economic benefit through creative lease negotiations for owners in large oil and methane gas lease transactions; assists operators with large mineral asset sales and acquisitions; and works with investors in capitalizing development projects of all sizes.
Brownfield Redevelopment: Enhances property values and regains marketability by assisting clients with environmental assessment, remediation, cost recovery, and compliance.
Real Estate Development: Achieves time and budget objectives for large commercial and industrial projects by negotiating land acquisitions, securing appropriate zoning and tax abatements, and securing funding.
Trademark and Copyright: Obtains trademark and copyright registrations and protects those rights by successfully resolving infringement claims.
Intellectual Property: Protects businesses’ valuable proprietary information by negotiating unique confidentiality agreements and prosecuting claims to protect against unfair use and dissemination.
Evansville Bar Association
Indiana State Bar Association: Environmental Section, Secretary
Indiana Oil & Gas Association
Illinois Oil & Gas Association
Indiana Licensed Real Estate Instructor
Southwest Indiana Chamber: Environmental Committee, Former Chairman
Big Creek Wetlands Foundation, Inc.: Vice President, Director
Evansville Christian School: Former Director
Kennel Club of Evansville, Inc.: Former President
Publications and Presentations
“Get the Dirt on Soil, Air and Water: Recent Developments in Environmental Law,” Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn Seminar, Presenter (May 2016)