J. Bret Treier

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Offices Akron
Phone 330.208.1015
Fax 330.208.1066


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Bret is the managing partner of the Vorys Akron office and a member of the corporate group. His practice focuses primarily on representation of public and significant private companies, which he counsels regularly on a broad range of matters involving acquisitions, dispositions and other transactions, corporate governance, securities law compliance and reporting including executive compensation and disclosure issues, and public offerings of debt and equity securities. Bret is particularly experienced in representing public financial institutions and multi-generational family-owned businesses.

Career highlights include:

Bret is a member of the American Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association and the Akron Bar Association.

Bret has lectured on various corporate and banking topics, including shareholder activism, corporate governance, executive compensation, and corporate ethical issues.  He also co-authored a book on mergers and acquisitions for wholesale distributors.

Bret received his J.D. cum laude from Case Western Reserve University School of Law where he was a member and editor of the Case Western Reserve Law Review. He received his B.S. magna cum laude from Bowling Green State University.

Bret served as a federal judicial clerk for the Honorable Leroy J. Contie, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

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