Bryan K. Prosek

Biography

Clients say that Bryan Prosek is easy to work with and shares their drive to get the deal done, and to get it done right. During complex, fast-paced business transactions, he acts both as the keeper of the details and the ring master, making sure that critical tax, securities, employee benefits, labor and employment, and operational elements are addressed. As team leader of the Corporate and M&A group, Bryan advises clients on securities offerings, federal and state securities compliance, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, contracts, license agreements, corporate governance, banking and finance, corporate and partnership tax planning, and non-profit tax-exempt matters. Bryan’s clients work in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, food service, technology, professional services, and financial institutions.

Representative Experience

  • Represented companies in connection with SEC and state securities registration compliance
  • Represented companies in structuring debt and equity securities offerings
  • Assisted in representing international companies in the formation and operations of U.S. based affiliates
  • Represented client in preparing multiple supply and distribution agreements in the food and beverage industry
  • Assisted seller in the divestiture of intellectual property, veterinary medical technology, and assets including creatively structuring the deal to reduce risk for the seller
  • Represented international manufacturing company in the acquisition of a U.S. based plastic recycling company
  • Represented trade associations in contract, board governance, and tax-exempt matters
  • Represented start-up companies for choice of entity, tax, capitalization, and financing matters
  • Represented client in procuring debt and equity financing for the construction of a multi-million dollar facility
  • Represented an Ohio corporation in preparing and negotiating multiple agreements for the research, design, and construction of a tire recycling facility
  • Represented client in the land acquisition and bond financing for the construction of a multi-million dollar steel factory
  • Represented banks in commercial loan transactions involving swap arrangements

Licensed In

  • Ohio

Education

  • J.D. The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
  • B.S.B.A. The Ohio State University

Memberships

  • Board Member, Freedom Business Alliance
  • Board Member, She Has a Name
  • Board Member, Sanctuary Collective
  • Board Member, Options for Supported Housing
  • Board Member, Sanctuary Project
  • Shepherd Church of the Nazarene
  • Association for Corporate Growth

Achievements

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law (2013-Present), Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2014-Present), Securitization and Structured Finance Law (2024-Present)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2005, 2006

Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, Choice of Entity and Non-Profit Tax-Exempt Seminars
  • Presenter, Banking in the Utica and Marcellus Assets, Steptoe & Johnson
  • Presenter, Capitalization for Start-up and Early Stage Companies

Publications

  • M&A (Mergers & Acquisitions) chapter in ebook, Lessons From The Field, published by ExecSense
  • Ohio State Bar Association Desk Manual, Business Law and Practice Chapter

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