Evan Kanter advises private and public companies on domestic and cross-border M&A, capital raisings, joint ventures, and general corporate law and business matters. He has achieved successful results for a broad range of clients, including private equity funds, portfolio companies, start-up companies, and private investors.
Evan has significant experience counseling clients in the gaming, hospitality, and transportation sectors. Recent matters include the formation and launch of online gaming companies, hotel and casino joint venture projects, and a variety of M&A transactions. Prior to joining Jones Day in 2019, he represented The Stars Group in its transactions to obtain online betting and gaming market access. He also represented Hard Rock International in its acquisition of a hotel and casino in Atlantic City and investments in other projects.
- The University of Chicago (J.D. 2008); University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (B.S. in Accountancy with honors 2005)
- Florida and Illinois
- Summer Honors Law Program, Securities and Exchange Commission, Pacific Regional Office, Enforcement Division, Los Angeles, California (2006)