Brian is the chair of the firm's Corporate, Securities and Finance Practice Group. He focuses his practice on general business matters, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, structuring of joint ventures and pass-through entity taxation.

    • Education

      • J.D., University of Virginia, 1994
      • M.S., University of Virginia, 1995
      • B.S., University of Virginia, 1990

      Professional Recognition

      • Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law
      • "Top Forty Under 40," Inside Business (2004)
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    • Memberships

      • Virginia Bar Association
      • Virginia Beach Bar Association


      • Virginia Beach Vision: Former Board Member
      • CIVIC Leadership Institute (2004-2005)
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  • Serves as outside general counsel to food processing company.
  • Represented independent insurance brokerage agency in numerous agency acquisitions including the insurance operations of a banking concern.
  • Represented multi-national publicly traded company in the multi-million dollar divestiture of U.S. based subsidiary operating in the aero-space industry.
  • Represented several different companies in the sale and acquisition of automobile dealerships.
  • Represented broadcast media company in multi-million dollar acquisition of three full-powered television stations.
  • Represented private, integrated medical waste processor in divestiture to publicly-traded company.
  • Represented private investor group in acquisition of multi-state media production company.
  • Represented Modeling and Simulation Government Contractor in multi-million dollar stock sale to ESOP owned government contractor.
  • Represented U.S. based Technical Services Government Contractor in multi-million dollar stock sale to U.S. subsidiary of UK, publicly listed, government contractor.
  • Represented port services company in multi-million dollar asset sale to U.S. subsidiary of company traded on the Helsinki Stock Exchange.
  • Represented ready-mix concrete and aggregates business in multi-million dollar sale to private company.
  • Represented landowners in the negotiation and preparation of conservation easements and the sale of Virginia Land Preservation Tax Credits.
  • Represented multi-state assisted living chain in state franchise tax dispute.
  • Represented manufacturing company in protesting and obtaining abatement of sales and use tax assessment by the Virginia Department of Taxation.
  • Represented numerous real estate investors and developers in establishing project based joint ventures.

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