Michael has been with HII since October 2013. Prior to joining HII, Michael... more
Michael has been with HII since October 2013. Prior to joining HII, Michael practiced law at the firm of Stevens & Lee P.C. from October 2011 through October 2013 and at Reed Smith LLP from January 2007 to October 2011, specializing in M&A, general corporate and insurance regulatory matters. He previously held in-house counsel positions with American International Group, Inc. and White Mountain... 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.