Brian C. Olson, Esq. is a corporate and small-business attorney and Certified Information Privacy Professional with extensive experience in both domestic and international practice.
At Squillace & Associates, Brian advises privately-held companies in such areas as data privacy laws and best practices, acquisitions and dispositions, exit planning, company formation and maintenance, contracting, and employment, and helps our client families with their family business needs. His experience in private companies helps him understand the unique needs of private, family-run, and other closely held businesses.
Prior to joining Squillace & Associates in January 2009, Brian was Vice President of Legal Affairs at Grand Circle Travel, a privately-held international tour and cruise operator. At Grand Circle, Brian managed all aspects of the company’s legal functions, in the United States and in thirty other countries in which the company operated. He counseled senior management and excels at conveying complicated legal concepts in plain language and effectively managing client expectations. He regularly represented the company in negotiating and closing cross-border transactions, managed all of the company’s litigation and employment matters, and drafted and negotiated contracts of all kinds. Brian supervised outside counsel and created and managed the company’s budget for legal expenses.
Brian lives in Natick, Massachusetts, with his wife Maria. He has traveled extensively for both work and pleasure throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America.
Professional Affiliations & Community Involvement
Since 2001, Brian has been the volunteer coach for the Wellesley College Mock Trial Team, teaching trial techniques and preparing students for competition.