Stuart Gutwein is a partner in the law firm of Bennett Boehning Clary LLP. He... more
Stuart Gutwein is a partner in the law firm of Bennett Boehning Clary LLP. He received a Bachelor Degree in Business Management from Purdue University in 2000 and received his law degree from Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis, graduating magna cum laude in 2003. Prior to joining BBC in 2005, Stuart was an Associate in the Business Section at Sommer Barnard PC n/k/a Taft Stettiniu... 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.