Brian C. Mears is an Associate Attorney in KSF’s New Orleans office and focuses on securities litigation involving mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Mears has helped KSF secure material proxy disclosures, and, when necessary, monetary relief when shareholders were deprived of the fair value of their investment as a result of M&A transactions. For example, in March 2020, KSF helped secure a $6.5 million common fund for U.S Geothermal Inc. shareholders after the company was acquired by Ormat Technologies, Inc.
Mr. Mears received his J.D. and M.B.A. from Tulane University Law School. Prior to joining KSF, Mr. Mears completed a judicial clerkship and worked at a boutique civil litigation firm in New Orleans where his practice focused on employment and maritime personal injury matters in federal and state courts. During his time in law school, Mr. Mears was a member of the Sports Lawyers Journal, and he interned with the general counsel’s office at Octagon, Inc., one of the world’s largest sports agencies, and with the San Antonio Spurs. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Mears was a member of the women’s basketball coaching staff at Tulane University.
- Tulane University, 2014, J.D.
- Tulane University, M.B.A.
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
- Federal Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- American Association for Justice
- New Orleans Bar Association
- Academy of New Orleans Trial Lawyers