Brandon B. Eckford

Brandon B. Eckford

Associate

Brandon Eckford is an associate in the Corporate Practice in Greenberg Traurig’s Miami office. He focuses his practice on corporate and securities matters, including general corporate law and corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and private offerings.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Representation of Orora Limited (ASX: ORA), an Australian print and lithography company, in the acquisition of The Register Print Group, a U.S. full service provider of point of purchase (POP) retail display and other advertising solutions to blue-chip retailers and brand owners in the U.S.
  • Represented Sobel Westex, a Colombia-based business group, in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Baltic Linen, a New York corporation. The transaction also included the refinancing of Sobel Westex’s credit facility to provide for acquisition financing.
  • Representation of Hard Rock International in its joint venture with a wholly-owned subsidiary of investor Carl Icahn to purchase Atlantic City's former Taj Mahal. Hard Rock International is the majority owner of the rebranded Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City in partnership with the Morris and Jingoli families.
  • Represented Linx S.A., a management software solutions provider, on their $16M acquisition of Synthesis Group, a software developer and consultancy company.
  • Represented Rotunda Capital Partners LLC in its investment in StreetShares Inc., a leading provider of small business loans and government contract financing for businesses owned by members of the military and veterans’ community.
  • Representation of private equity and venture capital funds in leveraged buyout and recapitalization transactions.
  • Representation of companies in mergers, acquisitions, sales, securities offerings and joint ventures.
  • Counsel to businesses and shareholders with respect to transactional matters, corporate governance, fiduciary duties and SEC reporting and compliance.

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2016
    • Subciter, Harvard Journal on Racial & Ethnic Justice
    • Academic Affairs Committee Member, Black Law Students Association
  • B.B.A., Legal Studies, Economics, magna cum laude, with general honors, University of Miami, 0
    • Department Honors in Legal Studies
    • Recipient, Ronald A. Hammond Scholarship
    • Recipient, School of Business James Martin Scholarship
    • Member, Beta Gamma Sigma
    • Member, Phi Beta Lambda
    • Member, Honors Student Association
Admissions
  • Florida