PARTNER | NEW YORK
Brian Idehen is a Partner in the New York Office of BurgherGray. He is a well-rounded corporate transactional attorney with a varied practice that includes capital markets/finance, strategic transactions (including growth equity and early-stage investing), investment management (private funds), securities compliance, mergers & acquisitions, and general corporate and commercial transactions. Brian leverages his broad-based experience to analyze issues from a multi-faceted perspective, providing tailored and practical advice to his many clients, who value his unique style and ability to put them at ease by making each of them feel like they are his only client.
Brian’s client base spans the spectrum in size, ranging from small emerging companies and entrepreneurs to middle market companies and Fortune-ranked global enterprises; in industries, including financial services, healthcare, technology, telecommunications, energy, and pharmaceuticals; and in various transaction roles such as issuer, arranger, and underwriter/initial purchaser to lender, borrower, asset manager, and investor, to seller, purchaser, licensor, licensee and consultant. Whether he is advising on a complex financing or an M&A or commercial transactions matter, his experience covers the full life cycle of the transaction, be it ideating and structuring to negotiating and drafting to post transaction integration and administration.
Prior to joining BurgherGray, Brian was an associate with an Am Law 100 Firm where he primarily assisted U.S. based companies with their private securities offerings to foreign-based investors and helped foreign entrepreneurs and investors launch U.S. based start-up companies.
Brian earned his JD from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, where he served as an editor for the Labor & Employment Law Journal, Volumes 32 & 33. He is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and New York.
With a profound sense of service and to community and to paying it forward, Brian is actively involved with, or is otherwise a supporter of, a number of civic, professional and charitable endeavors, including, without limitation, the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF), where he serves as Co-Chair of its Emerging Leaders Committee and as a member of its Banking & Finance Sub-Practice Area Committee of the Transactional Practice Area Committee, and the American Bar Association (ABA) as an active member of the Business Law Section. He also actively volunteers with numerous charitable not-for-profit organizations geared toward economically disadvantaged youths.
- General Corporate & Commercial Transactions
- Capital Markets and Finance
- Asset Management
- Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring
- J.D., Hofstra University School of Law
- B.A., Philosophy with a minor in Economics, John Jay College (CUNY)
- State of New York
- State of New Jersey