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Wei-erh Chen


Wei-erh joined the Business Division of the Davis Brown Law Firm as an associate in 2015. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and general business transactions. Wei-erh has advised both publicly and privately held companies on a variety of corporate and transactional issues, including securities law, corporate governance, entity formation, and securitizations.



  • Represented clients with respect to domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, including:
    • the acquisition by Waste Management Holdings, Inc. of Deffenbaugh Disposal, Inc.
    • the acquisition of railroad lines and other assets
    • the acquisition of certain healthcare technology and software companies
  • Represented both start-up companies and venture capital investors in private equity and debt financing transactions
  • Represented commercial mortgage loan services in connection with private and public structured finance transactions
  • Represented publicly-held companies with respect to general compliance, registration, reporting and proxy solicitation under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, respectively.


  • Article, “A developing trend: heightened scrutiny of private equity fund advisers,” E-Alert, Stinson Leonard Street LLP.
  • Note, “Optimizing Online Trademark Protections Given the Proliferation of Generic Top-Level Domains,” Journal of Corporation Law, Volume 38.