Ice Miller has hired Edward Braum to its Columbus, Ohio, office, as a partner in the business group, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and debt and equity investments. Prior to Ice Miller, Braum worked for 14 years in the New York office of Goodwin Procter in the business law department and private equity group.
Ice Miller LLP welcomes veteran transactional attorney, Edward Braum, to its Columbus, Ohio, office. Braum, who joins the firm as a partner in the Business Group, focuses his practice on market leading complex business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and debt and equity investments.
“We are very happy to welcome Ed to Ice Miller and to the Columbus market”
Before arriving at Ice Miller, Braum practiced for 14 years in the New York office of Goodwin Procter LLP in the Business Law Department and Private Equity Group. Braum represents private equity and venture capital investment funds and their portfolio companies in an array of businesses and has significant experience in the life sciences, healthcare services, business to business services, manufacturing and distribution industries.
“Ed Braum is exactly the type of person we want in the community and in our law firm,” said Rob Ouellette, vice chair of the Firm’s Business Group. “His addition bolsters the M&A capabilities of the firm and reinforces our position as the leading deal attorneys for the central Ohio business community. We have expanded our capabilities and bench strength over the last ten years and expect to accelerate that trend in the coming years to support our clients’ growth.”
“We are very happy to welcome Ed to Ice Miller and to the Columbus market,” said Phillip L. Bayt, managing partner of Ice Miller. “His experience, and his tenure with a major New York law firm, will bring great depth and perspective to our clients and to our team.”
About Ice Miller LLP
Founded in 1910, Ice Miller LLP is an Am Law 200 Firm with a nationally recognized reputation in many of its practice areas. Ice Miller offers a broad array of capabilities in virtually all areas of legal practice including: corporate, patents and trademarks, bankruptcy, lobbying, labor and employment, litigation, employee benefits, real estate, municipal finance and public law. With offices in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, DuPage County, Ill., Indianapolis and Washington, D.C., the Firm has more than 300 lawyers, 40 paraprofessionals, and 275 support staff members. For additional information, visit www.icemiller.com.