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Raymond Kane
Raymond J Kane

Office: Dallas
Phone: 214-777-4290
Fax: 214-777-4299
Email: rkane@krcl.com
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College: University of Oklahoma
Law School: University of Oklahoma, J.D; SMU, Master of Laws in Taxation
Admitted to the State Bar of Texas in: 1983

Practice Area(s):
Real Estate
Business and Corporate
Financial Services
Restaurant and Hospitality
Distressed Assets

Mr. Kane, a founding Director of the Firm, practices in the Retail Real Estate, Business & Corporate, Financial Services, Restaurant & Hospitality and Distressed Assets Practice Areas.  He focuses on general business, banking and real estate law, including development, partnership, leasing and lending law matters.  His principal practice area involves the representation of lenders in all aspects of financial transactions, as well as the representation of landlords and tenants in retail, office and industrial development and leasing transactions.  He also maintains a special practice emphasis in the areas of multi-family and commercial development, lending and leasing matters, including build-to-suit transactions and the workout, modification and extension of lending transactions.  In addition, he has significant experience in the federal tax aspects of real estate transactions, including but not limited to the federal income tax effects to developers and lending institutions regarding real estate related matters.  He has also practiced in the areas associated with the construction, operation and maintenance of hotel and resort properties, including the preparation of hotel operating and technical agreements.

Scope of Practice:

General business, federal taxation, banking and real estate law.

Recent Honors:

Ranked by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business as being among the top retail real estate lawyers in the United States (2010-2015).  Named as one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas in Commercial Real Estate by D Magazine (2015, 2016).  Identified by Corporate Counsel magazine's annual survey of FORTUNE 500® companies as a Go-To Law Firm®, nominated by Home Depot U.S.A., Inc. (2011 & 2012).  Named in Texas Super Lawyers® and Texas Monthly magazines as one of the top real estate attorneys in Texas selected by Law & Politics (2003 - 2014).  Named in The Best Lawyers in America®  (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC) (2012-2016).

Professional Affiliations:

Dallas Bar Association.  International Council of Shopping Centers.  NAIOP.  NTCAR.  The Real Estate Council.


State Bar of Texas (1983).


Publications & Presentations: Moderator, 2nd Annual DFW New Construction & Development Summit, Bisnow (November, 2013).  Speaker, Lease Accounting & Real Estate Law Changes You Need to be Aware of in 2011, Kinsman Equity Partners Investor Breakfast (January, 2011).  Panelist, Distressed Assets:  Understanding the Opportunities & Challenges in Today’s Commercial Market, North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors and Real Estate Professionals.  Frequent lecturer on real property related matters; author, "Summary of the Impact on Commercial Real Estate of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990," 1 Real Estate Investment Journal 43 (1992); author, "Preservation of Leaseholds Following Well Failure," 36 Oklahoma Law Review 151 (1983). 

Community Activities:

Adjunct Professor of Law at Southern Methodist University.  Member, Industrial Development Corporation Board, a City of Dallas sponsored board operating under the direction of the Mayor and City Council of Dallas, which was formed under the 1979 Texas Development Corporation Act for the purpose of promoting economic development in the southern portion of the City of Dallas through the issuance of private activity bonds.


Southern Methodist University (L.L.M. in taxation, 1988).  University of Oklahoma (J.D. 1983); received the Leitsizer and Ungerman Awards; editor of the Oklahoma Law Review.  University of Oklahoma (B.B.A. in finance with distinction, 1980).  Member of Beta Gamma Sigma.

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