Edward John Grattan II

Edward John Grattan II

Staff Attorney

Pittsburgh, PA

How Edward Helps Clients

Edward J. Grattan II advises clients on corporate financing transactions, corporate governance matters and compliance/regulatory issues. Edward places an emphasis on assisting emerging companies through their early organizational and financing matters. He has worked with a wide variety of technological start-ups and early stage companies. He also has experience in assisting with asset acquisitions and large credit facility transactions.

Prior to Buchanan, Edward was partner at a consulting firm, where he was influential in cultivating both domestic and international business opportunities. In his role, he developed domestic and foreign client sources for purchasing and selling energy assets within the Central Appalachian region. He was also responsible for developing strategies with businesses to create public and private partnerships in the Middle East and Asian regions. Edward uses these business experiences to relate to a client’s legal necessities while providing practical advice.

What Clients Can Expect

Edward is a business’s consummate team player. Edward can be relied upon to manage a business over legal hurdles and guide it toward reaching its stated objectives. He principally focuses on facilitating corporate financing transactions, handling corporate governance issues and providing regulatory compliance in relation to private securities issuances.

Edward has been described as meticulous, focused and dedicated to his work. He will advise and provide reliable legal strategies while balancing realistic business approaches. Edward will also utilize a cross-discipline legal approach to create practical solutions that accommodate a client’s legal challenges

Outside the Office

Born and raised in Pittsburgh, this hometown lawyer enjoys engaging in an assortment of Pittsburgh’s charitable and civic activities. He is also an active participant in his local bar association, frequently attends events and is involved in organizations that promote the growth of local entrepreneurs and companies. Edward stays active by traveling, exercising daily and participating in a variety of sporting activities.

The constantly evolving business environment requires specialized attorneys that understand your business and can provide the requisite team to act as a value added partner while guiding your business through every turn.

Proof Points

  • Assisted an emerging company in its convertible debt financing of a rewards based point-of-sales system and restructured its existing debt obligations.
  • Assisted in the Series Seed equity financing of an emerging health and wellness company.
  • Assisted in the re-domiciling and Series A equity financing of an emerging company concentrated in the development of video hardware and software.
  • Represented an emerging clothing collection in its incorporation and organizational process.
  • Assisted an aerospace manufacturing company in the selling of its subsidiary’s assets.