Todd spends most of his time practicing in the firm’s Business, Tax + Securities area, as well as its Estate Planning + Probate area. He joined Kegler Brown in 1996 after spending two years practicing with Moore & Van Allen in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Mergers + Acquisitions
As chairman of the firm’s Mergers + Acquisitions area, Todd focuses on advising clients on complex business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, reorganizations and joint ventures. He advises sellers and buyers, as well as private equity groups sponsoring leveraged recapitalizations and reorganizations. Todd has experience in representing clients from a broad spectrum of industries, including manufacturing, health care, restaurant, franchising, retail, building and construction materials, technology, advertising and marketing and professional services.
Business + Tax
Todd has extensive experience with a wide variety of business and income tax planning matters relating to C corporations, S corporations, limited liability companies and limited partnerships. He regularly represents clients with respect to business formation, shareholder agreements, complex partnership and limited company agreements and confidentiality and non-competition agreements.
Additionally, Todd focuses on advising individuals, often wealthy entrepreneurs, with respect to estate planning matters. His experience includes structuring and implementing sophisticated estate planning strategies for clients involving GRATs, dynasty trusts, intentionally defective grantor trusts, family limited partnerships and limited liability companies.