Biography

Brent handles a broad range of corporate, real estate and tax matters. His practice focuses on transactional real estate matters involving mixed-finance development financing, low-income housing tax credits, tax-exempt financing and a variety of complex regulatory programs at the federal, state and local level.

Brent also advises domestic and international organizations across a variety of industries on merger, acquisition and disposition transactions, entity formation, corporate governance and commercial contracts and agreements. With a strong knowledge of corporate and tax law, Brent helps clients minimize the federal, state and local tax impact of business decisions and transactions.

Representative work:

  • Assist housing authorities with a variety of transactional work, including entity formation, drafting operating/partnership agreements, and creating appropriate organizational structures
  • Assist real estate clients with tax credit financing, related tax compliance and other as-needed tax research
  • Advise various startup clients on organizational structuring, preparation of formation and governance documents and the development of equity strategies
  • Advise tax-exempt clients on formation, governance, regulatory compliance and operational matters
  • Represent clients in connection with federal and state tax matters, including voluntary disclosure programs, captive insurance compliance and commercial and personal audit issues

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining the firm, Brent was an associate in the Pittsburgh office of a national law firm. He was also previously a tax associate in the Philadelphia office of a global accounting firm.

During law school, Brent was editor-in-chief of the Temple Journal of Science, Technology & Environmental Law. He also served as a law clerk for Temple University's Elderly Law Project, counseling elderly clients on estate planning, long-term care, and financial matters.