Kellen Stevens is a transactional attorney for DLHA. He formerly worked as in-house counsel for a San Francisco financial institution delivering capital market solutions to commercial real estate developers throughout the United States. In this role he split time between legal affairs and managing the organization’s compliance program.
As corporate counsel, Kellen negotiated financial agreements with institutional investors, drafted resolutions for corporate entities, and handled a variety of commercial agreements for the organization, such as office leases, non-disclosure agreements, and vendor agreements. He also formed, managed and dissolved corporate entities and supported corporate governance initiatives. As the compliance lead, Kellen designed and implemented an enterprise-wide online compliance platform, performed internal audits on business lines, and drafted policies and procedures.
Prior to working in San Francisco, Kellen was based out of New York, where he negotiated OTC derivative instruments and supported Know Your Client and Anti-Money Laundering initiatives for HSBC Securities, a multinational broker-dealer, and worked for a law firm specializing in securities litigation.
Kellen maintains state bar licenses in New York and California.
J.D., Fordham University School of Law
B.A., University of Southern California