Bruce S. Coleman

Practice Area: Corporate

Bruce Coleman is a Partner at MSF and is a member of the Corporate Group. Mr. Coleman has many years of experience representing and acting as an advisor to a wide variety of corporate clients. His experience spans a broad range of business areas, types of transactions and geographic venues, both in the United States and internationally. In addition, Mr. Coleman has acted as an advisor to management of numerous of his clients, many of which were eventually acquired, either by private or public companies, or themselves became public companies.


Columbia Law School. J.D.

University of Pennsylvania, The London School of Economics. B.S. Economics (Cum Laude)


State of New York

Southern District of New York

Eastern District of New York

Prior Experience

Hodgson Russ LLP (Partner) 2003 – 2006

Brown Rudnick LLP (Partner) 2001 – 2003

Coleman Rhine & Goodwin LLP (Partner) 1979 – 2001

Zimet Haines Moss & Friedmen (Associate) 1975 – 1979

Representative Matters

Represented the purchaser of a division of a leading U.S. telecommunications company and then merged that business with a U.S. public company.

Represented the purchaser of multiple apparel manufacturing facilities in Mexico from a leading U.S. apparel manufacturer.

Represented the founders of a Dallas-based oil and gas production company in a roll-up transaction involving multiple limited partnership drilling programs.

Acted as outside general counsel for a U.S. healthcare information services company for more than 20 years when it was both a private and then a public company.

Represented a U.S. public company in the arbitration of a contract dispute in Beijing, China.