Johan (Hans) V. Brigham

  • Partner
  • 200 Clarendon Street
  • Boston, MA 02116
  • USA
  • T +1.617.948.6008


Hans Brigham is Global Vice Chair of the Corporate Department, and a member of the firm's Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions Practices. Mr. Brigham provides a broad range of transaction-based services for private equity, growth equity, and venture firms, as well as strategic acquirers and sellers.

Mr. Brigham's experience includes:

  • Leveraged buy-outs
  • Management-led buy-outs
  • “Take private” transactions
  • Public company and public/private mergers
  • Equity/debt recapitalizations
  • Growth equity and venture capital investing

Mr. Brigham has been named as:

  • Go To Lawyer by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly 2020
  • A leading lawyer for Corporate/M&A (2012-2020), Private Equity: Buyouts (2019-2020), and Private Equity: Venture Capital (2017-2019) by Chambers USA  
  • A leading lawyer for corporate law and mergers and acquisitions by The Best Lawyers in America 2006-2020
  • A BTI Client Service All-Star in 2017
  • One of the 2006 Lawdragon 3000 Leading Lawyers in America
  • The Boston Globe’s mergers and acquisitions recipient of the 2008 and 2009 Best Lawyers in Boston
“He has so much transaction-related experience that he can walk us through how a deal negotiation will unfold before the negotiation even starts. He knows where we want to land and he can get us there very efficiently.”Chambers USA 2020
Bar Qualification
  • Massachusetts
  • JD, University of Michigan, 1991
  • BA, Yale University, 1988
  • Entertainment, Sports & Media
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Technology
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity