X-District Board Member (Lafayette Entrepreneur and Enterprise District), Open Information Security Foundation Board Member
Other Focus Areas
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Fundraising and Investments
Brian's practice is focused on emerging technology companies and encompasses company formation, corporate governance, raising capital, contract and joint venture negotiation, equity compensation, and mergers & acquisitions. His work includes representation of numerous businesses ranging from software providers to professional services, as well as venture capital and private equity funds and angel investors.
Brian has an undergraduate degree in finance and earned his MBA while obtaining more than seven years of practical financial services experience. He graduated magna cum laude from Indiana University’s Robert H. McKinney School of Law where he was the Executive Notes Editor for the Indiana Law Review, completed an externship with Justice Steven H. David of the Indiana Supreme Court, was a member of the Dean’s Tutorial Society, and received the Neil E. Shook scholarship and the Norman Lefstein Award of Excellence.
Brian lives in Lafayette, Indiana with his wife and twin boys, and in his limited free time he enjoys playing golf. He is the former owner of a coffee shop and still drinks too much espresso.
Representation one of the Midwest's most active seed stage venture funds in more than 100 financings
Representation of HR technology company in $2.5M Series Seed equity financing
Representation of fintech company in $75M Series C equity financing
Representation of B2B technology company in $12M Series B equity financing
Representation of mobility technology company in $15M Series A equity financing
Representation of technology company in $50M Series B equity financing
Representation of B2B technology company in $500k SAFE financing
Representation of biotech company in $1.5M convertible note financing
Representation of B2B technology company in $3M Series A equity financing
Representation of software company in its acquisition by a major US technology company
Representation of agtech company in its acquisition by a large multinational company
Representation of buyer in its acquisition of a logistics company valued at over $10M