Lawrence M. Braun: Lawyer with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Lawrence M. Braun


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Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Family Owned and Closely-Held Businesses
  • Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Public Company Corporate Governance and Compliance
  • Healthcare
  • International Practice
  • Retail
  • Israel
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Technology Transactions
  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Construction and Infrastructure
  • Food and Beverage
University Rutgers College, A.B., 1977; Northwestern University, M.B.A., 1981
Law SchoolNorthwestern University, J.D., 1981
Admitted1981, California


•Former member, Executive Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Business and Corporations Law Section


Larry Braun is the former Co-Chairman of the firm's Corporate Practice Group. In addition to his law degree, Mr. Braun holds an M.B.A. in Finance from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University and has attained the New Jersey C.P.A. Certificate Requirements. Mr. Braun was previously a managing director of the largest private investment banking firm on the west coast. Mr. Braun is resident in the firm's Los Angeles office where he represents public and private companies in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities and general business.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Braun is an advisor to clients ranging from family-owned businesses to multi-national corporations in many diverse industries such as high-tech and computers, health care, consumer goods, aerospace and defense, and grocery and food service. His principal areas of practice are general corporate law, corporate finance and securities law, mergers and acquisition transactions, contractual matters (including licensing and distribution arrangements), healthcare transactions and general business counseling.


•Most Influential M&A Advisors, Los Angeles Business Journal, 2013

•Top Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyers, Chambers & Partners, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

•Mergers & Acquisitions, Legal 500, 2007-2014

•Southern California Super Lawyer, 2007-2014

•Which Lawyer?, Corporate/M&A, Practical Law Company, 2007-2012

•Top corporate lawyer in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Business Journal, 2007

•Finalist, Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers In America, Lawdragon Magazine, 2007

•Top Dealmaker, Lawdragon, 2007

•Best Lawyer in America, Best Lawyers, 2006-2009, 2011-2014


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Lawrence M. Braun

Forty-Third Floor, 333 South Hope Street
Los AngelesCA 90071-1448


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