Richard F. Kane

Of Counsel


Dick Kane is Of Counsel with Bricker & Eckler and has 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, as well as 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 Bar Association; Columbus Bar Association
Awards & Recognition
  • Columbus Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America (Public Finance Law), 2003–2017
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Public Finance Law), 2003–2018
  • Ranked, AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed, 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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