Brian Grady represents public and private companies in domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. In addition, Brian has significant experience managing corporate restructurings for domestic and global firms. Brian has counseled clients on numerous transactions, including The Sherwin-Williams Company’s $11.3 billion acquisition of The Valspar Corporation, Fairmount Santrol’s merger with Unimin Corporation, Cintas Corporation’s $2.2 billion acquisition of G&K Services, Inc., and Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated’s $350 million sale of its North America-based electronic security business to Securitas AB. Other companies with which he has worked on substantial matters include Conagra Brands Inc., Ferro Corporation, The Riverside Company, Olympic Steel, Inc. and PolyOne Corporation.
Brian maintains an active pro bono practice, counseling Ohio nonprofit organizations regarding tax-exempt status and corporate governance issues.
- University of Minnesota (J.D. magna cum laude 2014; Articles Submission Editor, Minnesota Law Review; ABA-BNA Award in Health Law, 2014; M.P.H. 2014); Case Western Reserve University (B.A. in Biology cum laude 2009)