Ron Bracewell, BatesCarter, and Grant Brim, Brim Law, LLC (ProfitSense with Bill McDermott, Episode 34)
Host Bill McDermott was joined by two superb guests on this edition of ProfitSense. Ron Bracewell of BatesCarter discussed business valuation from his perspective as a CPA. Ron covered how a valuation can be used in planning an exit, issues a business owner needs to consider in getting a valuation, and more. Business attorney Grant Brim also joined the show to discuss various legal problems he’s seeing among small businesses today, including trademark infringement. Finally, Bill closed with a commentary on key performance indicators.
Brim Law represents businesses throughout the state of Georgia as their outsourced in-house counsel. The firm’s services cover a variety of issues, including consultation and document preparation, employment relationships, vendor agreements, general contract review, asset purchases, mergers, and brand protection, to name a few.
Brim Law strives to provide the highest quality legal representation to each and every client. The firm works closely with its clients to answer their questions, explain their rights and obligations, and ultimately to protect their interests.
Grant Brim is a business attorney in Roswell, and the founder of Brim Law, LLC. Grant has been in practice for fifteen years and started his firm in 2011. After graduating from Georgia State University Law School in 2007, Grant practiced primarily as a litigator for several years. His litigation experience informs his work daily as he understands the mistakes and pitfalls that can expose companies to unforeseen and costly liabilities. Over the years, Grant’s practice evolved from litigating business disputes to helping prevent them in the first place.
His legal services are geared towards helping clients navigate the often treacherous legal landscape that comes with running a business. Grant is focused on providing quality representation to his clients. He appreciates the opportunity to develop relationships with his clients that will endure over the life of their businesses. Grant’s goal is to be a trusted advisor for his clients for the myriad of legal issues that small and medium size businesses face.
Grant has lived in Roswell since 2009 with his beautiful wife and best friend, Elina, and their son, Nathan.
About ProfitSense and Your Host, Bill McDermott
ProfitSense with Bill McDermott dives into the stories behind some of Atlanta’s successful businesses and business owners and the professionals that advise them. This show helps local business leaders get the word out about the important work they’re doing to serve their market, their community, and their profession. The show is presented by McDermott Financial Solutions. McDermott Financial helps business owners improve cash flow and profitability, find financing, break through barriers to expansion, and financially prepare to exit their business. The show archive can be found at profitsenseradio.com.
Bill McDermott is the Founder and CEO of McDermott Financial Solutions. When business owners want to increase their profitability, they don’t have the expertise to know where to start or what to do. Bill leverages his knowledge and relationships from 32 years as a banker to identify the hurdles getting in the way and create a plan to deliver profitability they never thought possible.
Bill currently serves as Treasurer for the Atlanta Executive Forum and has held previous positions as a board member for the Kennesaw State University Entrepreneurship Center and Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity and Treasurer for CEO NetWeavers. Bill is a graduate of Wake Forest University and he and his wife, Martha have called Atlanta home for over 40 years. Outside of work, Bill enjoys golf, traveling, and gardening.