Brad J. Pierce is a partner in BLG’s Corporate Commercial Group in Calgary. His practice encompasses a range of corporate, commercial and regulatory matters, including private equity and venture capital financings, mergers & acquisitions, international transactions, infrastructure and resort development, and regulatory and environmental compliance. He also has unique expertise with respect to the structuring and financing of commercial enterprises on Federal and First Nation lands. Brad is on the Board and Chair of the Governance Committee of Calgary Economic Development, a Director and secretary of the Venture Capital Association of Alberta, member of the Canadian Venture Capital Association and of the International Bar Association and speaker at several recent conferences. He obtained his LLB from the University of Alberta and was called to the Alberta Bar in 1985.