Brad Crandall is a principal attorney in the firm’s transactional group and focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, commercial real estate, and corporate law. He also counsels and represents companies and entrepreneurs in a wide variety of industries in the areas of business formation, funding, and strategy, corporate governance, business succession, and private equity and venture capital.

Prior to joining Carmody MacDonald, Brad was a founding member of a St. Louis-based law firm offering services in business law, M&A, commercial finance, employment law, real estate, estate planning, and probate and trust administration.

Brad received his B.S. in Economics, cum laude, from Southwest Missouri State University, and his J.D., Order of the Coif, from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis.

Brad is licensed to practice in Missouri.

  • Washington University in St. Louis, J.D., Order of the Coif, 2001
  • Southwest Missouri State University, B.S., Economics, cum laude, 1998
Community Involvement
  • Association of Corporate Growth, Member
  • The Entrepreneurial Institute, St. Louis Chapter, Board Member
  • Vistage Trusted Advisor Group
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Best Lawyers – “The Best Lawyers in America”
    • Commercial Finance Law (2024)
  • St. Louis Small Business Monthly magazine
    • Best Attorneys (2020, 2022)
    • Best M&A Attorneys (2018-2021)
Publications & Presentations
  • Annual Presenter, Vistage Executive Summit