Barry A. Brust
Barry A. Brust joined the firm as a partner in 2019 with the opening of the firm’s Los Angeles office. Mr. Brust has been affiliated with some of the most prominent law firms in the US and focuses his practice on corporate, commercial and securities law for both private and public companies.
With extensive transactional and securities experience in New York and Los Angeles, Mr. Brust has worked on many sophisticated and high-profile transactions, as well as mergers and acquisitions, financings (debt and equity), joint ventures, securities offerings and commercial agreements for middle market companies in a wide array of industries, including life sciences, real estate, media, blockchain, technology, cannabis, fashion and entertainment.
Mr. Brust also has particular experience in the formation and structuring of private investment funds and advising emerging growth companies from formation through their various stages of growth, including seed and venture capital financing, complex operating and stockholder agreements, employment contracts and equity incentive arrangements. In the course of his representations, Mr. Brust also counsels companies in connection with corporate governance, federal and state securities laws, and other issues that commonly arise for companies while operating their businesses.
Received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was Executive Editor of the Virginia Journal of International Law, after earning a B.A. in History from Yale University.
State Bar of California
State Bar of New York
General Corporate & Commercial Funds
Venture Finance & Emerging Companies
Private Investment Fund Formation and Compliance
Blockchain Technology and Digital Currency
Office: Los Angeles
10866 Wilshire Blvd,
15th floor, STE 1560,
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Phone: (646) 810-0613