Alexander Kanen

Alexander Kanen has over eighteen years of business and legal experience in residential and commercial real estate transactions, corporate governance and crafting investment ventures and strategic partnerships with particular emphasis on real estate, private-equity and FinTech industries.

Mr. Kanen regularly counsels for-profit and non-profit business clients, including blockchain, FinTech and broker-dealer clients, in formation, syndication, acquisition, financing, development, sale and leasing of real estate, intellectual property and other traditional business assets. He also represents many domestic and international high profile clients, as well as serves as general counsel to a number of international companies doing business in the United States and in Europe. He is fluent in Russian, French and Georgian languages and is well versed in intricacies of transacting business internationally. Ever since founding Kanen Law Firm, in 2007, his mission and focus have always been on finding ways to bring most value to the firm's clients, to their families and to their business.

As an early Blockchain enthusiast and an early supporter of the Distributed Ledger Technology, Mr. Kanen follows closely the evolution of technology and the legal framework surrounding the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency industry and the security token offering (STO) model.

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate Law

  • Blockchain Law

  • Non-profit Law

  • General Corporate

  • General Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York State Supreme Court

  • US Federal District Court - Eastern District of New York

  • US Federal District Court - Southern District of New York


  • Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., 2003

  • Clark University, B.A. Biochemistry, 1999