Robert S. Williams was born in Patterson, New Jersey (1965). Mr. Williams received... more
Robert S. Williams was born in Patterson, New Jersey (1965). Mr. Williams received his LL.M. in Taxation, with distinction, from the Georgetown University Law Center (1995), his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law (1994), his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Florida State University (1990), and an Associate of Arts with a Major in Business Administration... 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.