After receiving the American Jurisprudence Awards for both Constitutional Law and... more
After receiving the American Jurisprudence Awards for both Constitutional Law and Torts while in law school at UCLA, Nick moved north to join the Corporate and Securities Group of a major San Francisco firm. He also practiced estate planning for high net worth individuals and families in Palm Springs. Nicks focus since joining Gaw Van Male has been corporate finance, general corporate matte... 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.