Bradley advises corporate clients by understanding and assessing the market and the business enterprise, identifying risks and opportunities, and providing in-depth, actionable strategies throughout the life of a company. Whether a business client is a start-up or a large, high-profile corporation, our attorneys can initiate and formalize a corporate structure, work with equity and debt providers to finance a deal, or negotiate a critical transaction.

We are known for our ability to create value through our legal experience and client-centered service. As a result, our nationally recognized corporate practice guides and advises clients in a variety of industries. We work with emerging companies, family and closely held businesses, and publicly traded corporations, as well as venture capital and private equity funds and their operating companies. Our attention to ever-evolving laws and regulations and our knowledge of industry and market trends give our clients strategic advantages they need as they grow their businesses.

We also partner with skilled attorneys in other practice areas, who provide critical, in-depth knowledge in a range of industries. Clients benefit from our partner practices in areas including tax, healthcare, economic development, bankruptcy and restructuring, and litigation. Regardless of the industry or business model, our creative solutions focus on achieving the optimal results for our clients.

The Capital Markets and Corporate Finance team at Bradley advises clients on a wide range of capital markets transactions. In addition to regulatory and transactional aspects of securities offerings, our attorneys represent both borrowers and lenders in sophisticated debt financings.

More information about our Capital Markets and Corporate Finance practice can be found here.

Bradley’s multidisciplinary team of attorneys is devoted to the unique interests of emerging growth companies. We partner with emerging companies in all stages of their development – from initial formation through a successful sale or IPO – and provide innovative solutions for the legal and business challenges they face on a daily basis.

More information about our Emerging Growth Companies practice can be found here.

Our mergers and acquisition attorneys counsel clients in a variety of transactions, including stock and asset purchases and sales; divestitures; spin-offs; exchange offers; proxy contests; and joint ventures and strategic alliances. With our depth of knowledge and insight, we ensure an efficient deal process that delivers solutions to the most complex issues.

More information about our Mergers and Acquisitions practice can be found here.
Privately held companies rely on Bradley for experienced counsel throughout the lifecycle of their businesses. We provide a wide range of customized services that meet the unique needs of each client, from business operations and transactions to financing and succession planning. With a comprehensive and integrated approach, our team leverages their industry experience and strategic insights to offer creative and innovative legal solutions that address our clients’ day-to-day challenges.

More information about our Private Companies practice can be found here.
As one of the largest and most experienced law firms in the Southeast, Bradley’s Private Equity team is nationally known for our successful representation of middle-market private equity and mezzanine funds in all phases of the investment cycle. Clients depend on us for fund formation, platform acquisitions, add-on acquisitions, financings, dividend recapitalizations, and exit transactions advice, and we routinely assist with sales to strategic buyers, sponsor-to-sponsor transactions, and capital markets transactions.

More information about our Private Equity practice can be found here.

The attorneys in Bradley’s Public Companies team counsel public companies, as well as companies focused on becoming public, on matters affecting their operation in the public markets. Our team provides legal advice on compliance with evolving securities laws and corporate governance practices, and regularly assists clients in debt and equity capital markets transactions.

More information about our Public Companies practice can be found here.

Bradley’s Public Finance attorneys regularly act as bond counsel on general obligation securities, hospital revenue bonds, special tax obligations, utility revenue obligations, industrial development bonds, and many other types of structured debt transactions. We serve as underwriter’s counsel, disclosure counsel, and counsel to issuers of letters of credit and other credit enhancement instruments on primary and secondary market transactions, as well as negotiate and draft development and related agreements to implement major mixed-use commercial developments, multifamily housing and hotel projects, healthcare facilities, industrial development facilities, and other tax-generating projects.

More information about our Public Finance practice can be found here.
Bradley’s Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance team advises management, boards of directors, and board committees of both public and private companies in dealing with the complexities of securities laws and corporate governance. Our attorneys maintain a position at the forefront of the latest developments in federal and state securities regulation, capital transactions, board governance, and shareholder engagement, and we apply our knowledge across a wide range of companies from a number of industries.

More information about our Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance practice can be found here.
Representing both venture capital investors and emerging growth companies in high-volume venture financings in markets across the country, Bradley has deep knowledge of the latest venture capital terms, emerging trends, best practices, and transaction structures. Our attorneys advise clients on investment philosophies and strategies that include targeted industries and stages of investment, deal sourcing, legal and financial due diligence practices, and investment structures and terms.

More information about our Venture Capital practice can be found here.

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