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 served on the Delaware State Bar Association’s executive committee for five years, including as a member-at-large and assistant to the president. He also served as chair of the International Law Section for six years. In addition to Kaan’s 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.