Corey Brown

Partner - Boston

Corey Brown
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  • Boston College Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2011
  • University of Oregon, B.A., 2008

Representative Experience

  • Represented ConstructSecure, provider of an SaaS platform that leverages leading risk and financial indicators to accurately pre-qualify subcontractors and vendors to improve safety, in a growth equity investment by Summit Partners. 
  • Represented RealHealthData, a technology company focused on providing unique, real world data insights, in the sale of substantially all of its assets to Amplity.
  • Advised global cannabis operator Columbia Care Inc. (NEO: CCHW) (OTCQX: CCHWF) (FSE: 3LP) in its $69 million acquisition of Project Cannabis, a leading cannabis cultivator, wholesaler and retailer 
  • Represented New-Indy Containerboard, a joint-venture formed by the Kraft Group and Schwarz Partners, LP, in its acquisition of Shoreline Container. 
  • Represented Global biopharmaceutical company Alexion Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ALXN) its acquisition of Achillion (Nasdaq: ACHN), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company for $1.2 billion. 
  • Represented OnShape Inc., creators of the first Software as a Service (SaaS) product development platform that unites robust computer aided design (CAD) with powerful data management and collaboration tools, in signing a definitive agreement to sell the business to global technology company PTC Inc. for approximately $470 million.
  • Represented global biotechnology company Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) in its $477 million acquisition of Becton, Dickinson and Company’s Advanced Bioprocessing business. 
  • Represented global biopharmaceutical company Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXN) in a partnership with Complement Pharma to co-develop a pre-clinical C6 complement inhibitor for neurodegenerative disorders.
  • Represented Dell EMC in the sale of EMC’s enterprise content division to Open Text Corporation (Nasdaq: OTEX) (TSX: OTC) for $1.62B.
  • Represented Dell Technologies in its $145.8 million sale of Mozy, Inc. to Carbonite, Inc. (Nasdaq: CARB).
  • Represented Good Start Genetics, Inc. in its acquisition by Invitae Corporation (NYSE: NVTA).
  • Represented Dragon Innovation in its sale to Avnet, Inc.
  • Represented Interconnect Systems, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of high density silicon packaging with advanced interconnect technologies, in its acquisition by Molex LLC, a leading global manufacturer of electronic solutions.
  • Represented Conservation Services Group, Inc., the leading provider of residential energy efficiency programs in the United States, in the sale of substantially all its assets to CLEAResult Consulting, Inc., a leader in providing energy efficiency programs and a portfolio company of General Atlantic LLC.
  • Represented Acer Therapeutics in its merger with Opexa Therapeutics.
  • Represented Costa Inc. (formerly known as A.T. Cross Company), a Nasdaq-listed designer, manufacturer, and marketer of polarized sunglasses, in its $270 million sale to Essilor International SA, a France-based publicly traded designer, manufacturer, and seller of ophthalmic lenses and ophthalmic optical instruments.
  • Represented A.T. Cross Company, a publicly traded designer and marketer of branded personal and business accessories, in the sale of its Cross Accessory Division to a newly formed affiliate of Clarion Capital Partners, LLC.
  • Represented Thomas H. Lee Partners and its portfolio companies in numerous transactions, including CompuCom Systems, Inc. and Systems Maintenance Services.
  • Represented Guggenheim Partners, LLC in its acquisition of Dick Clark Productions.
  • Represented Providence Equity Partners and its portfolio companies in its transactions involving Learfield Communications, Nelligan Sports Marketing, Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI), and the approximately $1 billion sale of certain television station assets owned by Newport Television.
  • Represented Oaktree Capital Management and its France-based portfolio company Ileos, SA in its joint venture with Visant Corporation.
  • Represented Advent International Corporation and its portfolio companies in numerous transactions, including its acquisition of Noosa Yoghurt, LLC and Morrison Supply Company.
  • Represented American Capital, Ltd. in its sale of Specialty Brands of America, Inc.

Professional Experience

  • Judicial Extern for Hon.Thomas A. Balmer (Chief Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court)


  • Recognized nationally as a “Next Generation Lawyer” by The Legal 500 (2021 and 2020) 
  • Recognized as a "Rising Star" by The Legal 500 United States (2019)
  • “What Does the Current Ukraine Crisis Mean for Global Private Equity Deals?” American Bar Association - Business Law Section - Spring Meeting (April 2022) 
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  • Massachusetts