Brian C. Eddy

Shareholder

Brian C. Eddy

Shareholder

Practice Areas

EDUCATION

J.D. with Distinction, University of Iowa, 2000

B.A. in Finance with an emphasis in Accounting, Minor in Political Science, University of Iowa, 1997

BAR ADMISSIONS

United States Tax Court, 2020

State of Minnesota, 2001

State of Iowa, 2001

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Attorney, Best & Flanagan LLP, Minneapolis, MN, 2000-2005

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES & MEMBERSHIPS

Iowa State Bar Association, Member

Minnesota State Bar Association, Member

Independence Community School District, Board of Directors, 2011-2019

Independence Community School District, Vice President, 2017-2018

Independence Community School District, President, 2011-2015

Dollars for Scholars, Board of Directors, 2012-2014

Heartland Acres Agribition Center, Chairman, 2010-2011

Heartland Acres Agribition Center, Vice Chairman, 2009

Heartland Acres Agribition Center, Board of Directors, 2009-2011

People for Progress, Co-Chair, 2008-2011

Independence Area Chamber of Commerce, President, 2008 & 2009

Independence Area Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, 2007-2009

HONORS, DISTINCTIONS & AWARDS

Cedar Valley Region’s “20 Under 40” Award Recipient, 2010

Hall of Fame, Independence Area Chamber of Commerce, 2009

Business Person of the Year, Independence Chamber of Commerce, 2006

Journal of Corporation Law, University of Iowa, 1999-2000

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures
Assisted numerous clients with the sale and acquisitions of companies in a variety of industries: medical device company, web hosting business, crop insurance business, restaurants, bars, .com business, hotels, grain bin business, convenience stores, wireless internet business, hog confinement operations, China company, lumber supply business, retail pharmacies, repair shop business, cleaning business, and multiple insurance agencies.

Estate Planning, Trust Formation & Probate
Created revocable trusts for large net-worth families with complex farming and/or business operations. Probated multiple estates in excess of $10 million.

Published Article
Author, “Internet Roadshows: It’s Time to Open the Door for the Retail Investor”, Journal of Corporation Law, 2000

CIVIC & VOLUNTEER INVOLVEMENT

Independence Mustangs Baseball, Volunteer Coach, 2017-2018

Independence Mustangs 7th & 8th Grade Football, Volunteer Coach, 2012-2013

Independence Mustangs Varsity Football, Volunteer Coach, 2010-2011

Youth Baseball and Youth Football, Volunteer Coach, 2009-2016