Mr. Doerr joined McCormick Barstow as an associate in 2010. Bevore moving to the... more
Mr. Doerr joined McCormick Barstow as an associate in 2010. Bevore moving to the central Valley, Mr. Doerr began his practice at a large international law firm where he focused on anti-trust law. Mr. Doerr now provides counseling to individuals and businesses regarding tax planning and tax controversy includeing IRS and FTB audits and appeals. In addition to tax matters, Mr. Doerr assist... view profile
Mr. Dowling is the Chairman of the Firms Board of Directors, and senior member of... more
Mr. Dowling is the Chairman of the Firms Board of Directors, and senior member of the firms Business Transactions department. Mr. Dowlings practice encompasses a broad cross-section of business transactions, including business acquisitions and sales, corporations, taxation and estate planning.
Mergers / acquisitions lawyers help businesses buy other companies, or merge with them to become a single company. For example, America Online and Time Warner merged in 2000 to form AOL Time Warner. There are many reasons companies merge–for example, corporate strategy and finance, economies of scale, increased revenue or market share, and cross-selling opportunities. Mergers and acquisitions attorneys understand business law, are often trained negotiators, and will be able to draft detailed agreements describing the new relationship.