Brandon T. Greenland

Director
Bar/Court Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
Education
  • J.D., American University Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C. 2008
  • B.S., Political Science/History & Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, 2004

Brandon is a business and transactional lawyer in the Firm’s Corporate & Tax Group. He has experience in commercial real estate development matters, including the development of large-scale affordable housing projects and commercial leasing activities. Brandon also has extensive experience in a broad array of corporate transactions occurring throughout the business life cycle, ranging from business formation, financing, commercial contracts and other strategic relationships, exit events and all of the day-to-day issues in between. Brandon’s greatest strengths are his practical approach to problem solving and his focus on the business objectives of clients. These tools allow him to successfully craft creative solutions for clients that allow them to make good business decisions while being cognizant of legal realities.

Representative Experience

  • Represents numerous public housing authorities across the country in the development of affordable housing projects, including developments that utilize low-income housing tax credits and various other federal, state and local funding sources
  • Represents multiple commercial landlords and tenants in the negotiation of office building, warehouse and shopping center leases, and related easements, licenses and other development agreements
  • Represents numerous start-up companies with respect to formation issues, strategic partnerships, private placements of convertible debt and equity, technology licensing and related matters
  • Advises a privately held regional restaurant chain and food service business with respect to commercial contracts, leasing and development transactions and general counseling with respect to day-to-day operations
  • Negotiates sales, mergers and other dispositions of privately held companies on behalf of buyers and sellers, including recent partnership buyout transactions in the medical field, the sale of a client’s operating division in the light industrial sector and the sale of substantially all of the assets of a pharmaceutical company on behalf of company investors

Memberships

  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Member, Cohen & Grigsby’s Hiring Committee

Publications

  • Author, “You Can’t Broker Your Way Out of This One: Real Estate Broker Licensing Requirements in Modern Housing Administrations,” PAHRA Monitor, Summer 2015