Brian C. Judkins

Biography

Brian’s thorough knowledge of corporate law matters, including experience with private and public securities offerings, and mergers and acquisitions of all sizes, enables him to bring efficient results for clients. Having worked with clients in a variety of industries, from health care to software, Brian’s practical approach allows him to learn each client’s operations and objectives before tailoring a strategy to suit their needs.

Brian earns the trust of his clients through his due diligence into exploring every avenue for resolutions. Brian has significant transactional experience with companies of all sizes, representing companies on all sides of middle and small market transactions. He also has extensive experience in working with start-up entities, guiding them through organizations, capital raising and exits.

Brian’s work has led to his recognition in The Legal 500 US 2011 Edition in the areas of middle-market transactions (defined as up to $500 million), where he is described as being “masterful at putting the terms of a deal together, being a subject matter expert in certain areas and pulling the entire acquisition team together to ensure all points are thoroughly considered and implemented.”

He is vice chair of the Business, Acquisitions and Securities practice group and co-chair of the firm's recruiting committee. 

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center  (J.D., cum laude, 2005)
  • University of Michigan  (B.A., 2001)
    • Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Affiliations/Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Former Chair of Business & Corporate Law Committee
  • Over the Rhine Chamber of Commerce – Board Member and Member of Business Attraction and Retention Committee
  • 4C for Children -- Board Member and Chair of Trusteeship Committee

Distinctions

  • Selected for Ohio Rising Stars® List and Cincy Magazine's Leading Lawyers
  • Recommended for Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts by The Legal 500 United States
  • The Best Lawyers in America®  2018