Kaan Ekiner

Member

Wilmington

(302) 295-2046

(302) 295-2013

Kaan focuses his practice on litigating corporate and commercial matters in Delaware’s state and federal courts. In the Delaware Court of Chancery, Kaan represents companies and individuals in matters involving corporate control, corporate governance, contractual, and other commercial disputes. Kaan’s practice includes disputes arising out of mergers and acquisitions, stockholder class actions and derivative lawsuits, and disputes among board of directors and significant stockholders.

Kaan also has significant experience handling complex commercial disputes in state and federal court. Kaan routinely represents clients in a wide variety of business tort and contract actions, involving trade secrets, unfair competition, non-competition agreements, lender liability, and professional liability claims. He also represents companies in intellectual property and trademark litigation in the District of Delaware.

In addition to his trial work, Kaan works on appellate matters in state and federal court, with a particular focus on appeals from administrative agencies.

Kaan is active in bar and civic organizations. He is a member at large for the Delaware State Bar Association’s executive committee, and a past assistant to the president. In addition to his regular practice, he represents pro bono clients, to include serving as an attorney guardian ad litem through the Office of the Child Advocate.

Kaan began his career as a judicial law clerk for Judge Charles H. Toliver, IV of the Delaware Superior Court, and prior to joining Cozen O’Connor, practiced in the Litigation Department of a northeastern-based law firm.

Kaan earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware and his law degree, cum laude, from the Delaware Law School, Widener University, where he was an articles editor for the Widener Law Review. Kaan is fluent in Turkish.

News

Cozen O’Connor Expands Delaware Commercial Litigation Practice with the Addition of Kaan Ekiner

July 06, 2021

Ekiner has built a respected career as a distinguished litigator handling corporate and complex commercial matters involving corporate governance, and contractual and other commercial disputes.

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Education

  • Widener University Delaware Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2011
  • University of Delaware, B.A., 2008

Awards & Honors

Delaware Super Lawyers, Business Litigation “Rising Star,” 2020-Present

  • Delaware
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court -- Delaware
  • U.S. District Court -- Delaware
  • U.S. District Court -- New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court -- New Jersey

Honorable Charles H. Toliver, IV, Delaware Superior Court

American Bar Association

American Turkish Society

Delaware State Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Richard S. Rodney Inn of Court