Kevin Maler is a partner in the Corporate Group. He practices in the areas of technology commerce, venture capital finance and mergers and acquisitions. He regularly advises a wide variety of clients, both large and small, in structuring, drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements, including intellectual property licenses, distribution agreements, supply agreements and joint ventures. Kevin also counsels emerging companies on corporate governance matters and on raising capital through private equity offerings. His mergers and acquisitions experience includes representing both buyers and sellers in a variety of transactions, including divestitures, asset purchases, stock purchases and mergers, especially transactions that involve important intellectual property assets.
Prior to attending law school, Kevin worked for more than a decade as a business reporter and editor for newspapers in the Twin Cities and in Washington, D.C., receiving numerous state and national awards for his work. He served as the editor of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal, was a reporter and editor for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and contributed stories on business-related topics to The New York Times.