Brett advises business clients on a variety of matters, including mergers and acquisitions, compliance and general corporate governance.
Brett has counseled public-company, private-equity and other clients in public and private M&A transactions. In addition to his M&A experience, Brett has helped clients manage director and shareholder relationships (including by preparing operating agreements, buy-sell agreements and other governance agreements among shareholders), comply with securities laws and exchange rules, effect legal reorganizations and negotiate commercial contracts. Before joining the firm, Brett was an attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.
Governance Chair-Elect, Board of Governors of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute
Law Clerk, Honorable Michael J. Melloy, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 2010-2011
Iowa Prayer Breakfast Committee
Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute: Community Leadership Program, 2017-2018
Judicial Nominating Commission, District 5C