Brian advises closely-held private companies and entrepreneurs in a variety of corporate matters and transactions. Brian also advises individuals and business owners in complex estate planning matters.
Prior to joining Bishop, Dulaney, Joyner & Abner, Brian was an associate in a large regional law firm and worked at an international staffing company.
Brian’s corporate practice focuses on the areas of mergers and acquisitions, succession planning and general corporate matters. Brian represents private companies in a variety of transactions, including stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions, mergers, entity formation and corporate reorganizations.
In addition to handling complex corporate transactions, Brian has experience managing issues that are frequently encountered in the operation of a business. Brian advises firm clients on operating agreements, shareholder agreements, commercial contracts, supply agreements, employment agreements, noncompetition agreements, tax implications, corporate governance, shareholder disputes and specific issues related to partnerships, S Corporations, and limited liability companies.
Brian’s practice also focuses on matters involving trust and estate planning and administration, where he advises firm clients on strategies to safeguard assets, maximize the assets passing through an estate, minimize taxes, and assist families and business owners in implementing their estate planning goals.
University of North Carolina School of Law
Indiana University, Kelley School of Business