Chris Brodman, President of Metz Lewis Brodman Must O’Keefe LLC, is a corporate attorney who specializes in working with business owners.

With nearly 30 years’ in practice, Chris has handled all types of exits including nearly 300 mergers and acquisitions. Additionally, Chris earned his Certified Exit Planner Advisor  designation to better walk business owners through any desired transition. Chris is also a Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor.

In addition to his legal practice, Chris is a life-long entrepreneur who has bought, lead and sold companies. Chris understands the work that goes into your business and understands the complex needs when exiting.


  • 1991: J.D., magna cum laude, University of Akron, Akron, OH Editorial Board, University of Akron Law Review
  • 1985: B.A., History and Communications, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA
  • 1981: Summit High School, Summit, NJ

Professional Affiliations:

  • 2018 Pittsburgh Smart 50 Honoree
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell peer review
  • Chairman, Alzheimer’s Association Greater Pennsylvania Chapter
  • Board Member, Exit Planning Institute, Pittsburgh Chapter
  • S & T Bank, Advisory Board Member
  • Member, Vistage International
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Director of numerous privately held companies


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