Brian V. Caid

Mr. Caid has been practicing transactional law for over 30 years.  During his career, he has served as a partner at several AmLaw 100 law firms, including the international law firm of Morrison Foerster LLP, and the national law firms of Fox Rothschild LLP and Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP.


Practice Areas

  • Capital Markets and Finance
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Public Company Compliance & Counseling
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate Financing

Mr. Caid represents public and private companies primarily in a variety of industries, including high tech, biotech and real estate. His clients include companies based in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Central America.  He has represented public companies, including S&P 500 companies, listed on the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ and the Toronto Stock Exchange. In addition to working in Denver, Mr. Caid worked in the Hong Kong and Singapore offices of Morrison Foerster LLP.

Through his corporate and securities practice, Mr. Caid has developed extensive working relationships with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the New York Stock Exchange, FINRA, top tier accounting firms, and all major banks (as underwriters for public offerings, placement agents for unregistered offerings and securitizations, and lenders for secured and unsecured credit facilities).

Representative Transactions

In 2021, Mr. Caid represented clients in connection with corporate transactions totaling over $500 million in transaction value, including:

  • $350.0 million refinancing of eight U.S. commercial real estate properties by a real estate investment trust (“REIT”) based in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • $77.9 million acquisition of luxury hotel by a New York Stock Exchange-listed hotel REIT
  • $30.0 million credit facility for a private restaurant group
  • $5.0 million in short-term financing for real estate company

Recently, Mr. Caid has also completed the following significant transactions:

  • $35.7 million refinancing of office properties in Illinois
  • $73.3 million acquisition and financing of commercial real estate in Georgia
  • $22.0 million refinancing of office property in Illinois
  • $508.0 million IPO for a NYSE-listed company
  • Over $1.8 billion registered follow-on offerings for NYSE-listed companies
  • Over $1.6 billion registered selling stockholder offerings for NYSE-listed companies
  • $500 million credit facility for a NYSE-listed company
  • Over $600 million in registered Medium-Term Note offerings for NYSE-listed companies
  • Over $800 million in registered equity distributions program for NYSE-listed companies

Legal Education

Mr. Caid graduated from Columbia Law School in New York City in 1987.  At Columbia, he was an Editor of the Columbia Law Review and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.  During his third year of law school, he worked part-time at a Wall Street law firm.  After graduating from law school, he served as a judicial clerk for the Hon. William Garwood of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in Austin, Texas.