Brad Pederson is a member of Maslon's Business & Securities Group, focusing his practice primarily in mergers & acquisitions, securities, corporate finance, and general corporate matters.

Brad is a magna cum laude graduate of Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, and earned his bachelor's degree, cum laude, from the University of Minnesota. In 2007, Brad attended the Comparative and International Law Center in London, U.K., focusing his legal education on U.S. and international business law.

Selected Experience

  • Represented Jacobs Trading in the sale of its salvage and liquidation business to Liquidity Services, Inc., a publicly traded leading provider of online marketplaces and integrated services, in a transaction yielding cash, stock, a promissory note, and performance-based consideration proceeds of $170 million.
  • Represented American Importing Company, Inc., a private label manufacturer and marketer of dried fruits, in a sale transaction with Gryphon Advisors, a private equity firm, in a transaction yielding cash and stock consideration in excess of $100 million.
  • Represented pipeline manufacturer in a sale transaction to a public corporation yielding over $80 million in sale proceeds.
  • Represented ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc., a publicly traded biotechnology company (NASDAQ: ZIOP), in connection with firm commitment underwritten public offerings yielding proceeds in excess of $100 million.
  • Represented Dougherty & Company as underwriter in its follow-on offering of common stock of Urologix, Inc. (OTC: ULGX).
  • Represented purchaser of assets in related sales transactions conducted under Section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in an aggregate amount of approximately $30 million.
  • Represented Redwood 700 Inc. (formerly known as Redwood County Telephone Company) in a multi-million-dollar transaction merging Redwood into a subsidiary of AT&T Inc. (AT&T) and in divestiture transactions prior to such sale resulting in sale proceeds of over $20 million.
  • Represented developer and manufacturer of aviation training products in a sale transaction to private equity fund yielding proceeds of approximately $30 million.

Professional Activities

Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

LegalCORPS: Non-profit organization promoting pro bono legal services for low-income businesses and non-profits, Volunteer


Recognized on Minnesota Rising Stars list as part of the Super Lawyers® selection process, 2014-2015 (Minnesota Rising Stars is a designation given to only 2.5 percent of Minnesota attorneys each year, based on a selection process that includes the recommendation of peers in the legal profession.)

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3300 Wells Fargo Center, 90 South Seventh Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Hamline University School of Law
J.D., magna cum laude, 2008
Honors: Dean's List; Presidential Scholar
University of Minnesota, Duluth
B.A., cum laude, 2004


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