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Kent A. “KAB” Brasseale II...

KAB Brasseale

Kent A. “KAB” Brasseale II

Partner
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.

Education

  • 1990

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind., B.S.

  • 1993

    Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington, Ind., J.D.

Industries

  • Construction
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Mineral, Oil and Gas
  • Real Estate

Experience

  • 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.

Professional Affiliations

  • Evansville Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association: Environmental Section, Secretary
  • Indiana Oil & Gas Association
  • Illinois Oil & Gas Association
  • Indiana Licensed Real Estate Instructor

Civic Affiliations

  • 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)
  • “No More Stringent Than” Bill Back in the Spotlight,” Article Published on KDDK.com, Author (February 2016)
  • “Legal Updates Regarding Land Development” and “Commercial Property Purchase and Lease,” Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn Seminar, Presenter (May 2015)
  • Insurance Coverage Does Not Extend To Known Environmental Conditions,” Article Published on KDDK.com, Author (April 2015)
  • “EPA’s Regulatory Vise Grip: Protecting Your Business from Aggressive Enforcement Actions,” Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn Seminar, Presenter (August 2013)
  • “Public Contracts and Procurement Regulations,” Lorman Education Services Seminar, Presenter
  • Real Estate Certification Program Instructor, 1996 to present

Recognitions

  • Selected, The Best Lawyers in America©, Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Evansville (2017)
  • Selected, The Best Lawyers in America©, Real Estate Law
  • Rated, AV® Preeminent™, Martindale-Hubbell®

Bar Admissions

  • State of Indiana
  • State of Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
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