Corporate Vision Issue 3 2018

6 CORPORATE VISION / Issue 3 2018 , MilazzoWebb Law, PLLC, is a lawfirmfounded by BrandyMilazzo andDanielleWebb. Recognizing the challenges faced by their clients in dealingwithin the legal market, they created a lawfirmthat would provide high-quality legal services expected of large lawfirms while offering excellent client service, relationships, flexibility and efficiency that a small firm is uniquely positioned to provide that, in essence, will be the “Google” or “Facebook” of lawfirms. We profile the firmand speak to Brandy about her exciting and impressive portfolio. Big Firm Expertise. Small Firm Values. With offices in North Carolina, Milazzo Webb Law, PLLC, is focused on serving clients in a variety of states. At Milazzo Webb, clients work directly with experienced attorneys in order to help guide and counsel them through legal issues in an efficient and timely manner. Though the firm offers the same level of impeccable service as a big legal practice, it places a much higher premium on building deep relationships with clients to deliver the most professional yet personalized legal experience possible. Whilst this approach means that the clients work hand-in-hand with the seasoned team of attorneys in a completely comfortable setting, the expertise across a wide range of legal disciplines ensures that the clients may be confident in achieving their desired outcomes too. Now, more than ever, it is critical to have legal counsel with the ability to navigate legal requirements and regulations, and devise creative solutions that provide the greatest advantage and benefit. Essentially, the firm’s vision is to more broadly provide the highest-quality legal service, appropriately scoped to the business need in the most efficient manner. Being selected as 2018’s Lawyer of the Year in Charlotte in Corporate Vision’s 2018 Legal Elite, Brandy is Principal Owner and Managing Partner of Milazzo Webb. As one of the Firm’s principal owners, Brandy focuses in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private and senior financing, technology, supply chain and outsourcing transactions, private equity and venture capital transactions, commercial business transactions, loan modifications and other general corporate work, such as corporate organization or dissolution. Boasting a wealth of expertise and highly qualified, Brandy represents numerous clients on the legality of online promotions and negotiates commercial contracts for large financial institutions and global media and entertainment companies. As a skilled negotiator, she has successfully conducted sales of a division of a concrete company and a minor league sports team, as well as the acquisition of a software company. Brandy believes it is her civic duty to know what is going on within her community, and she seeks opportunities to utilize her talents and abilities to promote change in improving lives. As a successful business woman, she is honored and privileged to have been given a voice to shape, change and influence community initiatives whether it’s in helping children or adults; supporting organizations that help educate, inspire, and promote health and well-being; or simply by offering spiritual guidance and healing as may be needed at any given moment to any individual. Brandy has a continuing passion to share in partnerships to maximize resources to the betterment of individuals and the community at large. She wants to give back and she knows it’s important to do so. People gravitate to her because of her passion and energy, but she is the one who feels blessed by being touched by so many great people in her life. She endeavors to provide the same for others, even if it is just one other person. Though she has had some bumps along the way, she is blessed to have overcome challenges because of the support from family and friends in her life. Commenting on her previous experience and subsequent career, Brandy explains to us what it was like working in corporate law and how she came about setting up Milazzo Webb and which responsibilities she assumed. 1801CV08 “After spending 12 years in big law as a corporate lawyer, I ventured out on August 1, 2013, with Danielle, a friend and female colleague from a big law firm. At Milazzo Webb we are a professional limited liability company taxed as a partnership. All decisions are fully made collaboratively while we each assume designated responsibilities within our respective areas of expertise and responsibilities for the administration and business development of the firm, as well as managing our own practice areas.” When venturing out into starting up her own law firm, Brandy acknowledges that her previous experience within big law firms was important for her development, and what it was like being a woman operating in a large practice. “While we appreciate and value the experience we each gained within the large law firms, we envisioned establishing an innovative and leading-edge firm committed to work/life quality for women and all attorneys who are not only excellent attorneys but devoted spouses/ significant others,, moms, parents, grandparents and/or caregivers. As leaders for women and all attorneys wanting to be more than