Kesse PLLC
845 Texas Ave, Ste 200
Houston, Texas, 77002
Why Our Firm

Your Trusted Legal Partner

Upon graduation from Harvard Law School, our founder began his career with a big firm in Seattle, Washington, and then went on to practice at some of the nation’s largest and most prestigious law firms, until founding our law firm. Based on the experience gained, Kesse PLLC was founded with the aim of providing sophisticated, cutting-edge legal advice, as one would expect at the largest law firms, with the personalized service and responsiveness one would expect at a small or boutique law firm. The best of both worlds.
Our narrow focus allows us to maintain a deep understanding of the complex areas we focus on. We are well-versed in the intricacies of securities regulations and compliance, capital market transactions, public company advisory, SEC compliance, emerging companies and startups counseling, and other corporate transactions, ensuring that you receive the highest level of legal advice and guidance tailored to your unique needs.
At Kesse PLLC, we prioritize building lasting relationships with our clients. We understand that each client is unique, and we take the time to listen and understand your specific goals and challenges. This personalized approach enables us to provide strategic and effective legal solutions that align with your business objectives. Being a small outfit also allows us to be agile and responsive to your needs. We understand the importance of timely and efficient legal services in the fast-paced world of capital markets and securities. Our commitment to responsiveness ensures that you receive prompt attention and effective legal solutions. Above all, we are transparent in our communication and strive to keep our clients informed at every stage of their legal matter. You can expect clear, concise, and regular updates on the progress of your matter, ensuring that you are well-informed and confident in our representation. At Kesse PLLC, we are committed to providing exceptional legal services that not only meet but exceed your expectations.

We welcome the opportunity to discuss how we can assist you with your legal needs. Please feel free to reach out to us via e-mail at [email protected] or call 346-348-0239.

Our Founding Partner

Kelvin Kesse

Pioneering Legal Mind
Kelvin Kesse is the founding partner of Kesse PLLC, a corporate law firm. Prior to founding Kesse PLLC, Mr. Kesse practiced law at some of the biggest and most prestigious law firms in the United States. Mr. Kesse’s practice focuses on securities, capital markets, SEC reporting, emerging companies and startups, and general corporate law. He regularly advises clients on public and private securities offerings and financings, and he has significant experience with U.S.-Canadian cross-border offerings and other foreign private issuer offerings. He assists clients with IPOs (both traditional and Regulation A+, among others) direct listings, follow-on/secondary offerings, registered direct offerings, SPAC formations, IPOs and business combinations (deSPACs), tender offers, emerging companies and startups counseling, all aspects of emerging companies & startup matters, SEC reporting and compliance (including Form 10-Ks, Form 10-Qs, Form 8-Ks, Form 20-Fs, Form 40-Fs, Form 6-Ks, Information Statements, Proxy Statements, and Information Circulars) and stock exchange initial and additional listing and on-going listing requirements and compliance (including Nasdaq, NYSE and NYSE American, as well as the OTC Markets).

Mr. Kesse graduated from Harvard Law School, and is admitted to practice in Texas, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, the state of Washington and North Carolina.
Mr. Kesse’s representative transactions include the following

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We Focuson What We Do Best

At Kesse PLLC, we believe in the power of focus. We strategically concentrate our efforts on select areas to deliver sophisticated advice and creative solutions. Instead of attempting to cover a wide spectrum, we channel our resources into a few specific areas, ensuring that each service offered represents the pinnacle of our legal mastery.
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SEC Adopts Rule to Increase Transparency into Short Selling

On October 13, 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted to adopt Rule 13f-2 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Exchange Act) to provide greater transparency to market participants by increasing the public availability of short sale related data. The rule becomes effective on January 2, 2024, and affected institutional investment managers will have 12 months after the effective date to comply.

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