Kevin is a corporate and commercial lawyer skilled in negotiating commercial and IT agreements, strategic partnerships, and financing transactions.
Former firms & in-house roles:
Edgestone Capital Partners; Goodwin Procter LLP; Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault LLP
At Caravel Law, Kevin works with a number of clients on commercial, IT and corporate legal matters, including the drafting, negotiation, and review of SaaS and software licence agreements, strategic partnerships, vendor agreements, professional services agreements, proposals for procurement, shareholder agreements, consulting and option agreements. His clients have included AudienceView Ticketing, Securitas Canada, Addictive Mobility and Public Inc.
As corporate counsel for his clients, Kevin oversees commercial contracting, IP management, litigation management and HR management, among other matters.
Kevin has provided strategic counsel to the management teams of growth companies on key corporate matters, including corporate structuring, financings, mergers & acquisitions, and strategic partnerships.
Previously, at Edgestone Capital Partners as an Associate in the Private Equity Fund Group, Kevin assessed a variety of industries and target companies for attractiveness and growth potential. He also negotiated commercial agreements, letters of intent, and definitive transaction documents.
Kevin began his legal career in Boston, where he worked with early-stage technology companies and advised general partners of leading private equity and venture capital firms.
EDUCATION University of Toronto, (M.B.A.) | (J.D.) 2001 University of Western Ontario, (B.A.) 1997
“Working with Caravel Law (David Zender and Kevin Shnier) was very straight forward and easy. Thank you for your time and help.”
– Camila, NFP
“You guys are great to work with and I have had a very positive experience working with Kevin and Joe and others.”
– Richard, Technology