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Kane Burnette

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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Alabama, USA
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Practice Expertise

  • Public Finance
  • Distressed Municipal Finance
  • Corporate and Securities
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Areas of Practice

  • Corporate and Securities
  • Distressed Municipal Finance
  • Public Finance
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Profile

Kane Burnette’s primary practice involves serving as bond counsel to municipalities, counties, boards of education and public corporations throughout Alabama on both publicly underwritten and privately placed tax-exempt financings.

Kane is particularly active in the public education sector, where he has represented both public universities and boards of education on tax and finance matters, and he currently serves on the faculty of the University of Alabama's academy for finance training for new school superintendents and chief school financial officers.

In addition to bond counsel engagements, he has served as company counsel and bank counsel in letter-of-credit backed transactions, as lender’s counsel in direct placement transactions and as trustee’s counsel. He also advises municipal clients on economic development and incentive matters. Kane has experience in representing governmental bodies in compliance matters before the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

As an Alabama-licensed Certified Public Accountant (currently inactive), Kane worked in the Birmingham office of Ernst & Young LLP before attending law school.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 2009

Education

  • University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 2009, magna cum laude
  • University of Alabama, Master of Accountancy, 2003
  • University of Alabama, B.S., 2002, summa cum laude

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate and Securities
  • Distressed Municipal Finance
  • Public Finance

Blogs

Declassified

The Declassified blog offers commentary and insights on the latest class action suits, significant class action opinions, relevant changes to laws and rules, and important class action trends. Declassified covers topics ranging from significant Supreme Court and appellate court decisions regarding class certification requirements to proposed or enacted legislation, rules and regulations that impact class action litigation to key industry developments that may indirectly impact class action...

It Pays to Be Covered

Bradley's It Pays to Be Covered Blog discusses insurance law developments and industry trends in property and casualty insurance, including the growing cyber insurance market, coverage for drones, and blockchain exposures. We also address practical risk management strategies of interest to risk managers, legal staff, and corporate officers and directors responsible for property and casualty insurance policy portfolios, claims management, and resolution. Our attorneys provide insights based on...

Patent 213

Patent law, like most things in life, is subject to change. Changes to patent laws not only impact investment in your existing IP, but directly shape strategies to protect your freedom to operate. The Patent 213 blog provides up-to-date, insightful analysis of the evolution in the written description and enablement requirements of 35 USC 112 and the subject matter eligibility requirements of 35 USC 101. The Patent 213 blog analyzes key decisions from the district courts and the Federal Circuit,...

The Law of Order

Bradley’s The Law of Order blog serves as a general parliamentary procedure resource, providing information about creation and revision of governing documents (constitutions, bylaws, or rules), application of Robert’s Rules of Order and other procedural authorities in a variety of contexts (such as nonprofits, political parties, homeowners associations, unions, churches, trade associations), and leadership of any type of organizational meeting. In an effort to make all things parliamentary more...

Underwritten

Underwritten covers topics related to life, health, disability and long-term care insurance. Our team of experienced attorneys and authors offers insight on the issues insurers face as they seek to serve their policyholders and to mitigate risk. The blog covers significant court decisions, regulatory actions, ERISA updates, NAIC activity, cybersecurity issues and any other matters that could have an impact on the insurance industry.

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