Overview Experience Events News Steven R. Cade Partner scade foley.com Download vCard Steve Cade is a partner and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. He represents clients in a broad range of general corporate law and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings and securities matters. Mr. Cade is a member of the firm’s Transactional & Securities and Private Equity & Venture Capital Practices. Mr. Cade regularly represents buyers and sellers in public and private mergers, acquisitions and strategic alliances in a variety of industries. He also represents issuers and investment banks in securities offerings, including initial public offerings, private placements and non-public offerings under Rule 144A. Mr. Cade also has experience representing high technology start-ups and regularly assists resident companies in Catapult Chicago, a peer-sourced technology incubator sponsored by Foley, with general corporate matters and various capital raises, including convertible note financings, venture capital financings, angel investments and friends and family rounds. Affiliations and Professional Memberships Mr. Cade is a member of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, and the National Bar Association. He currently serves on the associate board of directors for the Chicago Committee. He is a former member of the firm’s national Associates Committee. Education Mr. Cade earned his law degree from Northwestern University School of Law (J.D., 2008), where he was the production editor of the Northwestern Journal of Law and Social Policy. He earned his undergraduate degree in finance and management with honors and distinction from Iowa State University (B.S., 2005). Admissions Mr. Cade is admitted to practice in the state of Illinois.