Summary

Bridget has served as company counsel in initial public offerings of equity securities, in other equity and debt financings and in merger and acquisition transactions. Her clients consider her a trusted advisor in general corporate matters, regularly requesting her counsel regarding private placements of securities, secured and unsecured financings and venture capital transactions.

Bridget’s work includes assisting clients with the preparation of proxy statements and periodic reports under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; advising on disclosure, corporate governance, FCPA and other compliance matters, Sections 13 and 16 and insider trading matters; broker-dealer and investment advisor regulation; banking regulation and work with derivatives, including interest rate swaps and repurchase agreements. She also assists public and private company clients with general corporate matters, including private placements of securities, secured and unsecured financings and venture capital transactions.

Bridget serves as chair and on the board of trustees for the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National MS Society, as vice chair of the board of limited jurisdiction for St. Nicholas Academy and as trustee of the Cincinnati Ballet. She previously served as a member of the Cincinnati Zoo Ambassador Council.

Bridget received her undergraduate degree in political science, cum laude, from Xavier University and earned her J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where she was an associate member of the Law Review.

Awards

  • Honoree, Corporate Law and Securities/Capital Markets Law - Best Lawyers in America® (2015-2018)

  • Honoree, Ohio Super Lawyers – Rising Stars (2005-2006, 2009, 2013, 2015-2017)

  • Class Member, Cincinnati Business Courier Forty Under 40 (2014)

  • Honoree, Venue Magazine 40 Great Leaders Under 40 (2012)

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Education

  • University of Cincinnati College of Law (2002)
  • B.A., Xavier University (1999)

Admissions

  • State - Ohio

Professional Affiliations

  • Cincinnati Bar Association (Member)

Community Involvement

  • Cincinnati Ballet (Trustee)
  • Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden's Ambassador Council (Former Member)
  • National MS Society (Chair, Board of Trustees, Ohio Valley Chapter)
  • St. Nicholas Academy (Vice Chair, Board of Limited Jurisdiction)