Brendan advises public and private companies, including private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, in a wide variety of complex business transactions including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, and joint ventures, as well as operational and corporate governance strategy. He has experience counseling clients in a number of industries including manufacturing, aerospace and defense, technology, media, telecommunications, chemicals, and consumer products.
In the past two years, he has written extensively about the federal funding programs created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and advised nearly 40 companies, private equity sponsors, and boards of directors on navigating eligibility, use of funds, and compliance with these programs.
Before practicing law, 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. He is the firmwide chair of Baker Botts’ military veteran affinity group, “BB Vets.”