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Richard F. Kane

Dick Kane is Of Counsel to Bricker & Eckler and practices in the Public Finance group with a practice that emphasizes public and private finance, and tax-exempt bond financings. He has served as lead bond counsel for the County of Franklin, Ohio and as bond counsel on the first issuance of tax-exempt commercial paper by an Ohio municipality. In addition, he handled the first Ohio conversion of a mutual savings and loan to a stock savings and loan and participated in first Ohio issuance of variable rate demand tax-exempt revenue bond by a political subdivision for its own enterprise.

Dick served as the first bond counsel to Ohio Enterprise Bond Fund and as lead bond counsel for the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority and underwriter counsel for the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority economic development bond programs.

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member and Secretary, Ohio Statewide Development Corporation Board of Directors

Bar Admissions & Activities

  • Member, Ohio State and Columbus Bar Associations

Awards & Recognition

  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (public finance law) 2003-2015
  • Ranked as AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyer, Ohio Super Lawyers, 2004


  • Capital University Law School (J.D., 1971); Member, Order of the Curia
  • Columbia University (M.B.A., 1966); Member, Beta Gamma Sigma
  • City College, City University of New York (B.E. (E.E.), 1965); Member, Tau Beta Pi


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  • 1/28/2015

    Top 10 Hot Topics in Health Care Law for 2015 - Cleveland

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  • 1/29/2015

    Best Ideas Luncheon Series: Public Owner's Construction and Contracting Success

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