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Education

University of Notre Dame, B.A., 2005, magna cum laude; University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2009, cum laude

Brian advises corporate clients, business owners, investors, real property developers and not-for-profit entities in connection with general corporate, business and transactional matters, including business formation, joint ventures, strategic transactions, mergers & acquisitions, real property development, debt and equity financings, commercial contracts and general corporate counseling. He has represented corporate clients across the entire corporate growth spectrum, from start-up to sale, and has expertise advising clients with respect to venture capital and private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, corporate growth plans and other strategic transactions.  He also has deep experience advising real property developers with regard to property sales and acquisitions and the corporate structuring of real property investments. Prior to joining Couch White, Brian was an associate in the New York City office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, where his practice concentrated on mergers and acquisitions and major corporate transactions.

Admissions+

  • New York State Courts

Professional Experience+

  • Representation of publicly-held Upstate New York manufacturer in connection with multi-million dollar private equity investment
  • Representation of New York City based technology start-up in connection with general corporate counsel, including establishment of New York headquarters, employment law matters, equity and venture capital financings and securities law compliance
  • Representation of Upstate New York manufacturer in connection with $20 million private equity investment
  • Representation of Fortune 500 company in purchase of $200 million Israeli technology firm
  • Representation of multi-national conglomerate in purchase of $25 million solar panel distributor
  • Counsel to national technology company in connection with succession planning, corporate reorganization and establishment of corporate holding structure
  • Representation of international corporation in connection with multi-million dollar land purchase in Upstate New York
  • Representation of regional business in connection with purchase and sale of corporate headquarters, including 1031 exchange strategy with respect to the same
  • Author of¬†numerous articles regarding corporate governance and developments under Delaware corporate law

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Memberships+

  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Troy, NY Downtown Business Improvement District