Brian is the Chair of our Business Law Group. His practice focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions with an emphasis on growth oriented owner-operated and family-owned businesses who have operations throughout North America. Brian also advises emerging companies, including numerous licensed cannabis producers and software providers. He concentrates on acquiring a clear understanding of the client’s business objectives and then creates solutions to achieve those objectives. This allows Brian to provide advice on day-to-day business matters and long-term strategic goals.
Brian regularly advises private equity funds such as Lynx Equity Ltd. and has advised Lynx Equity in connection with more than 20 acquisitions as well as various financing rounds. Brian also advises The Shotgun Fund, FirePower Equity, and Area One Farms' family of funds.
Brian often works with other members of the firm, including Tax, Litigation, Employment, and Real Estate to ensure he provides a thorough legal solution in all phases of a transaction. This allows clients to proceed with confidence and act quickly when required.
Along with his professional business law experience, Brian is an avid runner and has participated in marathons all over North America. Brian has been on the search for the world's best cheeseburger for some time now. You can follow his progress on Twitter @btemins.