Brian H. Blaney: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Brian H. Blaney

Phoenix,  AZ  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Global Securities
Contact InfoTelephone: 602.445.8322
Fax: 602.445.8603
University University of Michigan, B.B.A., Finance, 1990
Law SchoolUniversity of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1998
Admitted1998, Arizona

Professional & Community Involvement

•Board of Directors, Desert Voices Oral Learning Center
•Member, American Bar Association, Business Law Section
•Member, Association for Corporate Growth, Arizona Chapter
•Member, State Bar of Arizona, Securities Regulation Section and Business Law Section
•Past Chairman, Securities Regulation Section
•Past Board Member, Enterprise Network
•Past Chairman of Awards Selection Committee, Governor's Celebration of Innovation
•Past Planning Committee Member, Invest Southwest (f/k/a Arizona Venture Capital Conference)

BornCincinnati, Ohio, July 9, 1968

Brian H. Blaney concentrates his practice on corporate and securities law, mergers and acquisitions, and private equity investments. Brian has experience in capital markets transactions, including public and private offerings of equity and debt securities. Brian regularly advises public companies on mergers and acquisitions as well as on compliance with SEC reporting requirements, stock exchange listing rules, and general corporate matters. In addition to advising companies in a broad range of industries, Brian has experience in the securities aspects of real estate syndicates and real estate investment trusts.

Areas of Concentration

•Securities law
•Public offerings
•Mergers and acquisitions
•Venture capital and private placements
•Corporate law

Awards & Recognition

•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Securities / Capital Markets Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Securities Regulation; Corporate Law; Corporate Governance Law; Venture Capital Law, 2010-2016
•Listed, Lawyer of the Year, Securities Law, Phoenix, 2014
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2007-2015
•Listed, Top 50 Super Lawyers in Arizona, 2007, 2010 and 2013-2015
•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2006-2015
•Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of America's Best Corporate Law Firms, 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

08.19.15 23 Greenberg Traurig Arizona Attorneys Recognized in 2016 Best Lawyers in America
05.22.15 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in the 2015 Chambers USA Guide
05.30.14 Seven Arizona Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named to 2014 Edition of the Chambers USA Guide
05.23.14 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide
11.22.13 Greenberg Traurig Recognized at Annual Americas M&A Atlas Awards
08.19.13 26 Phoenix Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2014 List
08.15.13 20 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2014 'Lawyers of the Year' by Best Lawyers in America
05.28.13 Chambers USA Guide 2013 Includes 171 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, 33 Practice Areas
11.05.12 Greenberg Traurig Represents Metropolitan Health Networks, Inc. in its $850 Million Acquisition Agreement by Humana, Inc.
09.27.12 24 Greenberg Traurig Phoenix Attorneys Included in 2013 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

Articles, Publications, & Lectures


•Author, Keeping Current with SEC Disclosure Rules and Trends, Inside the Minds, SEC Compliance Best Practices, 2009
•Assisted the authors with updates, Going Public: Practice, Procedure, and Consequences by Carl W. Schneider, Joseph M. Manko, and Robert S. Kant, 2002 and 2006
•Co-Author, Agency Authority in LLC Statutes (Part I): Uniformity and Peculiarity, 4 J. Ltd. Liab. Cos. 139, 1998
•Co-Author, Agency Authority in LLC Statutes (Part II): Hypothetical Situations and Practical Suggestions, 5 J. Ltd. Liab. Cos. 11, 1998


•Faculty Speaker, Preparing for the Sale of a Small or Middle Market Business, State Bar of Arizona CLE by the Sea, 2009
•Panelist, Prepare Your Business Today for Future Sale, Enterprise Network Executive Forum, 2008
•Co-Chair, Securities Offering Reform and Accounting Issues for Smaller Public Companies, State Bar of Arizona Securities Regulation Seminar, 2006
•Co-Chair, Private Equity Transactions, State Bar of Arizona Securities Regulation Seminar, 2004

Reported CasesSignificant Representations; Represented issuers, selling stockholders, and underwriters in public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities. Represented public companies with respect to securities law compliance, governance issues and general corporate matters. Represented buyers and sellers in merger and acquisition transactions. Represented emerging growth companies in connection with business plan development, private placement memorandum drafting and venture capital financing. Represented venture capital funds with respect to portfolio company investments.

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Office Information

Brian H. Blaney

2375 East Camelback Road, Suite 700
PhoenixAZ 85016


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