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Brett J. Bromann

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Brett Bromann has a general corporate practice, with a focus on capital markets transactions and emerging companies.

Mr. Bromann was previously a summer associate at WilmerHale. While in law school, he was involved with the University of Chicago Law School’s Corporate Lab, where he worked on corporate, regulatory and tax matters for multinational companies. He also served as an intern in the Office of the Prosecutor at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Arusha, Tanzania, where he worked in the appellate division in the ongoing prosecution of those responsible for the 1994 Rwandan genocide.

Publications & News

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July 11, 2017

Staples, Inc. Enters Into Definitive Agreement to Be Acquired by Sycamore Partners for $10.25 per Share in Cash, or Approximately $6.9 Billion

Staples, Inc. and Sycamore Partners, a leading private equity firm, announced that they have entered into a merger agreement in which investment funds managed by Sycamore Partners will acquire Staples in a transaction that values Staples at an equity value of approximately $6.9 billion.

December 23, 2016

WilmerHale Reps Editas Medicine in Licensing of New Technologies

Editas Medicine, Inc., a leading genome editing company, announced it has exclusively licensed intellectual property related to new CRISPR technologies for human therapeutics that will enhance and broaden the range of medicines the company can develop.

September 22, 2016

WilmerHale Advises Agios Pharmaceuticals in $173M Public Offering and Full Exercise of Option to Purchase Additional Shares

The WilmerHale team was led by Partner Steven Singer and included Special Counsel Cynthia Mazareas, Senior Associate Mhairi Immermann and Associate Brett Bromann.

February 3, 2016

WilmerHale Reps Editas Medicine in $94.4 Million IPO

WilmerHale represented Massachusetts-based gene editing company Editas Medicine in its $94.4 million initial public offering, which occurred on February 2, 2016.

April 7, 2015

Akamai Acquires Octoshape

Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced that it acquired Octoshape in a cash transaction. Octoshape's services are designed to help optimize the quality of video streams for over-the-top content and to enable Internet Protocol television solutions.

February 4, 2015

Staples, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Office Depot, Inc.

Staples, Inc. and Office Depot, Inc. announced today that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Staples will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Office Depot.

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Education

JD, University of Chicago Law School, 2014, Business Editor, University of Chicago Legal Forum

BA, Psychology, magna cum laude, Boston College, 2011

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts

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