Nathan S. Brill

Biography

Nathan Brill provides legal counsel in complex commercial transactions to help businesses grow and achieve their strategic objectives. Nathan’s transactional law experience includes representing private equity and strategic buyers and sellers in sophisticated mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, and day-to-day operations. Nathan also serves as general corporate counsel to emerging and mature businesses.

Nathan previously worked as an associate attorney in the Washington, D.C., office of a New York-based full service law firm, where he represented clients in complex domestic and international asset and equity transactions. His experience spans a variety of industries, including aerospace, government contracting, hospitality, automotive, petrochemical, luxury retail, real estate, financial services (including SBA regulated lending and investing), technology, and telecommunications. Prior to entering private practice, Nathan clerked for the Honorable Katherine D. Savage of the Maryland Circuit Court for Montgomery County.

During law school, Nathan was inducted to the Order of Barristers, and received the James C. Pratt Memorial Award for Most Outstanding Moot Court Society Member. Additionally, he served as a legal finance and international operations intern for The Coca-Cola Company and an honors program intern for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Outside the Firm

Outside of the office, Nathan enjoys spending time with his family, driving sports cars, and sailing on the Chesapeake Bay.

Experience

  • Epsilyte Holdings LLC, which manufactures resins used in energy efficient building insulation and innovative packaging and shipping technologies, in several transactions, including: 
    • its acquisition of Polysource Inc., a leading producer of compounded expandable polystyrene (“EPS”) and molded products used in building insulation, personal safety equipment, and filtration media.
    • its acquisition of StyroChem Canada, Ltd. (“StyroChem”), a leading North American producer of expandable polystyrene (“EPS”) located in Baie d’Urfe, Quebec. StyroChem produces EPS for packaging, construction, and specialty applications.
  • Gladstone Investment Corporation in the sale of its portfolio company, Frontier Packaging, Inc., to Gen Cap America.
  • Harbour Group, in its acquisition of LOFA Industries, LLC and its subsidiaries, a supplier of advanced engine controls to mobile industrial equipment applications.
  • IMPAQ LLC (“IMPAQ”), a global policy research, analytics, and implementation firm with a strong presence in the health and workforce sectors, and the owners of IMPAQ in the sale of the company to The American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences (“AIR”), one of the world’s leading behavioral and social science research organizations.
  • Insite Enterprises, Inc., an affiliate of a long-standing firm client, in its acquisition of SpotSee Holdings and its subsidiaries (“SpotSee”). SpotSee develops and manufactures shock, vibration, temperature, and other environmental-condition monitoring solutions for in-transit, in-plant, and in-storage applications.
  • Lindstrom, LLC (“Lindstrom”), a portfolio company of longtime client Harbour Group, in its acquisition of Stelfast Holdings, Inc. and certain of its affiliates in Canada and Taiwan (“Stelfast”). Lindstrom is the largest master distributor of specialty fasteners in the United States, and the addition of Cleveland-based Stelfast significantly expands Lindstrom’s service and product offering while increasing the combined enterprise’s global presence.
  • SHF, Inc., an affiliate of a long-standing firm client, in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Stainless Hose Fittings, Ltd. (“SHF”). SHF is a distributor of stainless adaptors, fluid power fittings, instrumentation fittings, and valves. As a supplier of repair and maintenance parts to a variety of end markets, including marine, industrial, chemical, and oil and gas, SHF stocks high-quality, hard-to-find parts in metric and imperial sizes.
  • Balmoral Funds, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, in its acquisition of an expandable polystyrene resin manufacturing business located in Peru, Illinois, from an affiliate of Flint Hills Resources, LLC.
  • Cohen Media Group, an Academy Award-winning independent theatrical distribution and production company, in its purchase of Landmark Theatres, the nation's largest specialized theater chain dedicated to independent cinema with 252 screens in 27 markets.
  • A long-standing client in the sale of its 50 percent ownership interest in an entity, the primary asset of which was a mid-size private jet and associated tools and equipment used in Part 135 charter operations.

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Recognitions

  • 2015–2022, “Washington, D.C., Rising Star” in Business and Corporate, listed in Super Lawyers

Affiliations

Memberships

  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • American Hotel & Lodging Association
Professional Activities

Nathan is a member of the Corporate Law and Real Estate sections of the D.C. Bar Association. 

Credentials

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Education

  • George Washington University, BBA, magna cum laude
  • Emory University School of Law, JD, with honors