Bryan Zair is a partner in the Corporate and Securities practice in Mayer Brown's Chicago office. He focuses primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other complex commercial arrangements. He also counsels clients with respect to general corporate matters, including corporate compliance and fiduciary duty issues.
Bryan has broad transactional experience spanning numerous industries, including manufacturing, chemicals, automotive, life sciences, biotechnology, renewable energy, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, information technology and agriculture. He has represented publicly traded and privately held US, foreign and multinational clients on a wide range of matters, including in connection with:
•domestic and cross-border mergers, stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, and other business combinations;
•joint ventures, strategic alliances, collaborations and similar arrangements (with a particular focus on ventures based in Latin America);
•licensing, distribution, technology transfer, procurement, supply, development, and other complex commercial arrangements; and
•the design, construction and operation of project facilities, through the preparation of EPC and EPCm agreements, and associated service, consulting, operating and other project-related agreements.
Bryan serves on Mayer Brown's recruiting committee, and is a member of the firm's Chemicals, Life Sciences and Energy industry groups. He also serves on the Associate Board of Directors of Gilda's Club of Chicago.