Brendan Dignan represents public and private companies, including private equity funds and their portfolio companies, in mergers and acquisitions and joint venture transactions. He also advises clients on corporate governance and securities law compliance. He has represented clients in a number of industries including energy, defense, technology, media, and telecommunications, many of which included a cross-border element.
He began his legal career in New York in the public M&A group of an international law firm before moving to Baker Botts, where he has worked in the firm’s New York and Washington offices.
Prior to law school, Brendan served as a combat arms officer in the U.S. Army with tours in Iraq and Kosovo. His pro bono practice includes significant experience representing military veterans and veterans organizations and other non-profit entities in higher education, technology, and the arts located in New York and Washington. He also serves on the employment committee in the Washington office.