Ed Braum is a partner in the Firm’s Business Group and leads the group's Private Equity practice. Ed focuses his practice on market leading complex corporate transactions, including leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity investments and joint ventures.
Prior to joining Ice Miller, Ed practiced for 14 years at Goodwin Procter LLP in New York where he was a member of the Private Equity Group.
Ed has extensive knowledge advising investment funds on structuring and effecting control and minority investments and divestitures and has acted in the capacity as outside general counsel to numerous portfolio companies. Ed has assisted clients in a wide range of industries including distribution, logistics, financial services, business services, contract research, pharmaceutical drug development, computer technology, consumer packaging and manufacturers in the defense, electrical components and home goods industries.
Ed received his Bachelor of Science in business administration (finance and economics major), magna cum laude,
from Robert Morris University (1996) and his juris doctorate from Boston University School of Law, cum laude (