Both mediation parties and my business clients tell me that I am a very good... more
Both mediation parties and my business clients tell me that I am a very good listener. They appreciate that I listen carefully to them so that I understand their goals and priorities before explaining the pros and cons of various options they may want to pursue. People find me patient, personable and sincerely interested in helping them reach an economical and thoughtful solution, whethe... view profile
I am a partner and co-chair of the firm's Business & Corporate Transactions Group. I... more
I am a partner and co-chair of the firm's Business & Corporate Transactions Group. I act as General Counsel to many local and regional companies providing business advice regarding entity formation; contract and lease review; interpretation, preparation and negotiation of business contracts; mergers and acquisitions; asset and stock purchases; employee benefit and stock option plans; duties of ... view profile
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.
Mergers / Acquisitions Attorneys in cities near Oakland, CA