Kathryn Elliott Love
Kathryn Elliott Love
Bryan Cave LLP - St. Louis
314 259 2419

Kathryn Love practices in the areas of general corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, commercial agreements and private placement finance, with a particular emphasis on the representation of closely held businesses and entrepreneurial companies. She represents buyers and sellers in stock and asset purchases and sales as well as mergers. Ms. Love also has broad experience in drafting and counseling companies regarding employment, consulting, licensing, limited liability company operating agreements, confidentiality and non-compete agreements. She has represented portfolio companies and venture capital and private equity funds in connection with investments, acquisitions and exits.

Clients for which she has significant responsibility include a worldwide provider of outsourced office and workplace solutions, an international motor company, a business process outsourcer, a service-provider to independent telephone companies, an engineered plastics producer, an animal and human nutrition products company, and several early-stage life sciences, pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Several of the clients with whom she works are women-owned or minority-owned businesses, and she has counseled them with respect to entity formation and WBE and MBE certifications. In addition, Ms. Love has represented a Big 4 accounting firm in acquisitions, dispositions and strategic alliances. Earlier in her career, she worked on public offerings of securities, including both initial and secondary offerings of debt and equity.

Prior to joining the firm, she served as law clerk to the Hon. Jean C. Hamilton, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri.

At Bryan Cave, Ms. Love serves on the firm's Strategic Growth Team.