University of Illinois College of Law,
J.D., summa cum laude, 2009
Order of the Coif
Administrative Editor to the Elder Law Journal
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
B.S. Accountancy, High Honors, 2006
American Bar Association
The Missouri Bar
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Thompson Coburn LLP
Summer Associate, 2008
Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District
Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Nannette Baker, the Honorable Patricia Cohen, and the Honorable Mary Kathryn Hoff, 2009-2010
Ernst & Young, LLP
Federal Tax Intern, 2006
Brent helps his clients navigate the complexities of mergers, acquisitions, financings, and other significant corporate transactions from initial negotiation through execution and closing.
He counsels clients in the negotiation, structuring and implementation of joint ventures and other strategic relationships. He has advised clients ranging from early-stage companies and family-owned businesses to large, serial acquirers across a variety of industries, including information technology and management consulting, healthcare, manufacturing and venture capital and private equity investors.
Brent also advises clients with respect to SEC reporting matters, governance trends, exchange listing requirements, disclosure issues, risk management, and general corporate matters in a regulatory and business environment subject to rapid and significant change. Throughout his practice, Brent provides practical, business-focused advice to help clients proactively avoid potential problems and react to emerging issues.
"Going Dutch: Can Holland Solve the U.S. Insurance Problem?";
16 Elder Law Journal 445, 2008
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