Brendan advises public and private companies, including private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, in mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, and joint ventures, as well as corporate governance, securities law compliance, and general corporate matters. Brendan has written extensively about the federal funding programs created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic including the Paycheck Protection Program, Economic Injury Disaster Loans, and the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. He has advised nearly 40 companies, private equity sponsors, and boards of directors on navigating eligibility, use of funds, and compliance with these programs.
Before becoming a lawyer, Brendan served in the Middle East and Europe for four years as a U.S. Army Field Artillery and Cavalry officer. He applies the management skills acquired during his service to strategically guide deals from initial structuring to closing. Brendan also chairs the firm’s military veteran affinity group, BB Vets.