Kana Caplan

Litigation Counsel

Kana is a seasoned business litigator and trusted advisor to business owners, executives, and other lawyers.  Kana’s practice comprises a wide range of complex business litigation, often at the intersection of corporate governance, fiduciary obligations, intellectual property, and employment. Kana regularly represents clients in state and federal courts and before arbitrators.  She is a skilled negotiator and has resolved many disputes prior to litigation.  She excels at providing clients with a practical, big-picture perspective on the risks and benefits of litigation with cost-effective solutions.

404-835-8054caplan@khlawfirm.com

Industries & Expertise

Practice Areas

Background

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center – J.D.
    • Managing Editor, Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy
    • Street Law
  • University of Alabama – B.S., Psychology, Spanish.
    • Summa Cum Laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions

  • Northern District of Georgia
  • Southern District of Georgia
  • Southern District of New York

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Georgia Association for Women’s Lawyers, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
  • Atlanta Bar Association, LRIS Board
  • Lamar Inn of Court, Barrister
  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • University of Alabama Honors College Council, Board of Visitors

About

FOCUS:

  • Business Divorce: Negotiating and litigating the often-contentious separations of the owners of privately held businesses.
  • Restrictive Covenants: Drafting and litigating non-compete and non-solicit agreements, protecting against theft of intellectual property, preserving corporate opportunities and inventions.
  • Fiduciary, Estate, and Shareholder Disputes: Litigating allegations of wrongdoing against directors, officers, managing members, trustees, and executors.
  • Securities: Litigating broker dealer, registered reps, and securities-related disputes before FINRA and courts.
  • Contract Disputes: Litigating a wide variety of contractual issues, including failed M&A and real estate transactions; franchise agreements; and executive buy-outs.
  • Cross-Border Disputes: Litigating actions for the collection of discovery in the United States under 28 U.S.C. § 1782 to aid in foreign arbitration or litigation; enforcement of arbitration awards under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, the New York Convention, and the Panama Convention.

Prior to joining Krevolin & Horst, Kana served as a law clerk to the Honorable Mark H. Cohen on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, where she managed hundreds of federal civil cases.   Before her clerkship, she practiced at King & Spalding in New York, where her practice focused on complex cross-border commercial litigation before courts and arbitral tribunals.