Dickinson Wright PLLC Continues Expansion into Southeast, Opens Ft. Lauderdale Office

June 21, 2016
Dickinson Wright PLLC continues its expansion into the Southeast with the opening of its sixteenth office in Ft. Lauderdale.

“Dickinson Wright’s expansion into South Florida provides an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant and growing business community and to add this important market to our service offerings to our clients,” said William T. Burgess, CEO of Dickinson Wright. “Our attorneys in Ft. Lauderdale collectively bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the business community, with an emphasis on corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, securities law, private equity, and litigation. Their practices and approach align with our desire to provide our clients with cost-effective and high-quality solutions, both on a local and national scale. We look forward to being an active participant in the Ft. Lauderdale business community and expanding our presence in the coming years.”

“Joining Dickinson Wright is an opportunity for us to bring to the Ft. Lauderdale community another nationally well-known law firm that has a strong presence across the U.S. and in Canada,” said Clint J. Gage. “We look forward to working with our colleagues in other Dickinson Wright offices and to expanding the new Ft. Lauderdale office.”

“We are thrilled and honored to join Dickinson Wright in opening their Ft. Lauderdale office,” said Joel D. Mayersohn. “As attorneys with long-standing presence in the community, we look forward to continuing to serve our clients at the highest level of quality and expertise they have come to expect from us while giving them access to legal resources across the country.”

Joining Dickinson Wright’s Ft. Lauderdale office will be Attorneys Clint J. Gage, Joel D. Mayersohn, Alan J. Perlman, Vijay G. Brijbasi, and Sarah Cavanaugh. Below is a description of each of Dickinson Wright’s new attorneys and their practice areas:

Clint J. Gage, Member – Mr. Gage focuses his practice on corporate securities law, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings, corporate governance, ’34 Act reporting and general corporate matters. He also has extensive experience representing financial institutions in commercial loan transactions and workouts. He received his B.A. from Michigan State University and his J.D. from Wayne State University Law School.

Joel D. Mayersohn, Member – Mr. Mayersohn specializes in corporate, securities and business law. He advises a diversified client base in public offerings, private placements, mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions and general securities, as well as corporate law matters. He also has experience in venture capital, going private transactions, bridge loans and pipe financings. He received his B.A. from The State University of New York at Buffalo and his J.D. from The State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law.

Alan J. Perlman, Member – Mr. Perlman focuses his practice in the area of bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, with a concentration in corporate Chapter 11 reorganizations, insolvency related litigation, complex business disputes and state law assignment proceedings. He received his B.A. from the University of Georgia and his J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law.

Vijay G. Brijbasi, Of Counsel – Mr. Brijbasi focuses his practice on representing sophisticated and technology-oriented clients with respect to intellectual property, cybersecurity, unfair competition, and general business matters. In addition, he has litigated several complex commercial, intellectual property, and computer fraud cases in both state and federal courts. Due to his experience as former Senior Staff Attorney at the Supreme Court of Florida, Mr. Brijbasi also regularly litigates appeals in a variety of practice areas. He received his B.A. from the University of Miami and his J.D. from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center.

Sarah Cavanaugh, Of Counsel – Ms. Cavanaugh’s practice focuses on corporate and business law, including mergers and acquisitions. She has considerable experience in counseling clients regarding all stages of business strategy, from choice of entity issues and corporate governance matters to complex mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. She received her B.A. from The Pennsylvania State University and her J.D. from Villanova University School of Law.