Craig C. Bradley practices primarily in the areas of business and securities law, including extensive experience in working with software, Internet, life sciences, communications and other technology companies. He focuses his practice on representing emerging technology companies in obtaining angel and venture capital financing, subsequent initial public offerings and general corporate counseling, disclosure obligations under federal and state securities laws and intellectual property protection.
Mr. Bradley also has a depth of experience in the fields of mergers & acquisitions, restructurings, partnerships, strategic alliances, commercial finance, and other complex corporate transactions. He is well versed in copyright, trademark and trade secret protection, development agreements, VAR and other distribution agreements, license agreements, partnering and other arrangements for the sharing of technology and industrial know-how. Mr. Bradley also works with his clients in designing stock option plans and key employee compensation arrangements.
Mr. Bradley is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Business. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Chicago Software Association. He is a co-founder and director of BioAngels. Mr. Bradley is listed as one of the few Chicago lawyers in the Private Equity practice area in the Chambers Directory, widely regarded as the most prestigious register of the world’s top attorneys. Mr. Bradley also is a Leading Illinois Attorney in the areas of Securities and New Venture Finance, a peer-based review with the purpose of identifying the top 6% of leading Illinois business lawyers. He received his J.D., cum laude, from Indiana University, where he was a member of the Indiana Law Journal and his B.A. degree in Finance, summa cum laude, from Elmhurst College.