Brad Pederson, partner in Maslon's Business & Securities Group, represents manufacturers, brewers, and other businesses in venture formations, raising capital, corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, and general corporate matters.
Brad has a diverse client base and enjoys working with businesses at different points of their life cycles. He works with entrepreneurs and dynamic start-ups to develop scalable business models and corporate structures for growth and raising capital. Brad also works with established businesses to continue to grow organically and through strategic acquisitions as well as to realize exit events.
Brad distinguishes himself from other attorneys by approaching the practice of law from a business perspective. He believes that business dynamics should drive legal aspects of transactions as much as possible.
Over time, Brad has developed experience working with clients in a variety of industries, including:
- Manufacturing. Brad works with custom and heavy equipment manufacturers, negotiating customer and vendor contracts, strategic acquisitions, and other general matters.
- Craft Brewing. Brad works with craft breweries to become organized, raise capital, become licensed, and operate in the State of Minnesota.
- Agricultural. Brad represents agricultural producers and technology companies in their general, corporate finance, and strategic acquisition matters.
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.)