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Calvin D. Kennedy

Fax +1.412.355.6501
Mr. Kennedy focuses his practice on a wide range of corporate and transactional matters related to mergers and acquisitions, securities, debt and equity financings, private equity and venture capital investments, corporate governance, and general corporate law. Mr. Kennedy works with clients that range in size from emerging growth companies to some of the world’s largest corporations. He has represented clients in a variety of industries such as steel, metals, glass, financial institutions, oil and gas, and education. Mr. Kennedy also works with clients in the areas of social enterprise and sustainable business.

Professional Background

Mr. Kennedy was a summer associate for the firm in 2013. In addition, he was an intern for The Honorable Cathleen Bubash of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County in 2012. He also served as a legal research and writing teaching assistant for Professor Nancy M. Burkoff of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Prior to attending the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Mr. Kennedy was a Tax Associate for a Pittsburgh area company.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • National Pancreas Foundation - Western Pennsylvania Chapter, Treasurer
  • Represented various emerging growth and portfolio companies in a wide range of corporate and transactional matters to facilitate private equity and venture capital investments (e.g., entity formation and the preparation of governing and investment documents), including the following:
    • Represented a limited liability company in its transition into a public benefit corporation in connection with a venture capital investment
    • Represented an online retail corporation in connection with its transition into a limited liability company in connection with a private equity investment
    • Represented a group of entities in their acquisition of a landfill and various waste management facilities
  • Represented a global computer science and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education solutions company in connection with its sales of assets
  • Represented a local corporation in connection with a $205 million debt refinancing
  • Represented a local non-profit in the financing and construction of a mixed-use property in Pittsburgh’s North Side
  • Represented a local lender in connection with a Tax Increment Financing deal
  • Represented borrowers in a variety of loan transactions ranging from unsecured loans to asset based secured loans ranging in size from $200 million to $1.6 billion
  • Represented borrowers in connection with subordinated debt, mezzanine debt and secured and unsecured bond transactions
  • Represented an oil & gas exploration company in connection with various joint venture arrangements
  • Represented various public companies in connection with their various securities filings, including: proxy statements; annual, quarterly reports and current reports; shelf registrations; private offerings; and director and officer beneficial ownership statements