Mr. Braker’s practice focuses primarily on representing public companies and large and emerging private companies in mergers and acquisitions, capital raising transactions and licensing, development, and supply chain agreements.
Mr. Braker has extensive experience counseling clients in a broad array of corporate and commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private placements, public securities offerings, secured financing transactions, strategic partnering and technology licensing arrangements. He also has substantial experience with a wide range of general corporate issues, including counseling officers and directors, and negotiating executive compensation arrangements.
Mr. Braker has advised individuals, corporations, venture capital funds, financial institutions and other entities in a wide variety of industries and businesses, including software developers, medical device manufacturers, food producers, telecommunications providers, and promotion and marketing companies. His representation has extended from start-ups and early round financings through initial public offerings and acquisitions.
Mr. Braker joined the Firm’s Corporate Department as of counsel in April, 2008. Mr. Braker began his legal career at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe in San Francisco, before moving to Seyfarth Shaw in Los Angeles. Mr. Braker started his own practice, and later founded Olsen Kim & Braker LLP in 2003 in order to better serve the needs of emerging and growing companies. Prior to that, Mr. Braker was of counsel in the corporate finance department of Morrison & Foerster’s Los Angeles office.