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Brandon Cole



Brandon Cole helps businesses ranging from startups to public companies with strategic transactions. He brings a high degree of scrutiny to M&A deals, including asset purchases and stock purchases, and is a constant aid throughout the deal life cycle. Brandon also frequently assists with capital raises and other general corporate matters.

Prior Experience

Before joining the firm, Brandon spent four years in the corporate practice of a business-focused law firm. He also worked for a private equity fund. During his time there, Brandon advanced the due diligence and valuation process for M&A deals.


Bar Admissions



University of Iowa College of Law
J.D. with distinction, Journal of Corporation Law (articles editor) (2017)

University of Iowa Tippie School of Management
M.B.A. with distinction (2017)

University of Iowa Tippie College of Business
B.B.A. in Finance, with distinction (2013)

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • Iowa Bar Association
  • Polk County Bar Association


  • Best Lawyers® — "Ones to Watch," Securities / Capital Markets Law, 2024
Awards Methodology
No aspect of these recognitions has been approved by the highest court of any state.
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