Sean S. Varner, Managing Partner of Varner & Brandt, is a corporate and... more
Sean S. Varner, Managing Partner of Varner & Brandt, is a corporate and transactional attorney focusing his practice on corporate and business law, real estate, transactional law, contracts and mergers & acquisitions. With over 20 years of legal and business experience Sean takes time to know his clients and their goals and objectives. He handles numerous critical issues, including critical tra... view profile
Bruce D. Varner is the Founding Partner at Varner & Brandt LLP practicing in the... more
Bruce D. Varner is the Founding Partner at Varner & Brandt LLP practicing in the areas of general business, corporate, real estate, banking and transactional law. Bruce received his B.A. degree in political science from the University of California, Santa Barbara on a football scholarship and his Juris Doctorate with honors (Order of the Coif, Thurston Honor Society) from University of Californ... view profile
Michael Tam is an associate in the Riverside office of Fernandez Lauby. Mr. Tam... more
Michael Tam is an associate in the Riverside office of Fernandez Lauby. Mr. Tam graduated from University of California, San Diego in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Science. In 2008 he received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of San Diego School of Law. While in law school Mr. Tam received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Professional Responsibil... 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.