Brett is a partner in HMB’s Business and Finance Group. He serves middle-market businesses nationwide as outside general counsel, advising on a range of business matters, including transactions and commercial financings.
Representing a number of commercial and financial entities, Brett’s clients include domestic and international manufacturers, food and beverage companies, technology start-ups and third party logistics companies and asset-based trucking companies. Additionally, he routinely advises commercial banks, private equity groups and investment advisors.Read More
Brett helps businesses navigate the complexities involved with their transactions, including deal structuring and regulatory matters. He has extensive experience handling mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity offerings, venture capital and private equity investments and federal and state securities issues.
Big-Picture Perspective, Accessible 24/7
Clients rely on Brett for his “big picture” advice and his “always on” approach. He knows that his clients are thinking about their businesses constantly and he strives to be available for them at a moment’s notice.
Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2019)
Jewish Council for Youth Services, Member of Board of Directors
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HMB represented Launchways in a new partnership deal with Patriot Growth Insurance Services, LLC. Launchways, founded in 2009, provides business leaders with human resources consulting, employee benefits and commercial insurance solutions. Launchways has guided over 400 customers to overcome insurance and human resources challenges throughout the Midwest. The company recently moved its headquarters to Chicago to accommodate its growing employee…