Stephen is one of the founding partners of Lehnardt & Lehnardt, LLC. His focus with... more
Stephen is one of the founding partners of Lehnardt & Lehnardt, LLC. His focus with clients is as a professional legal counselor, although he likes to refer to himself as "an enabler" who first listens to discover what his clients need and want, and then counsels with his clients to help them get what they want... legally. Whether estate planning, asset protection planning, business counsel, ... view profile
Mr. MacBeth practices primarily in the area of Taxation, Tax Controversies, and... more
Mr. MacBeth practices primarily in the area of Taxation, Tax Controversies, and Mergers and Acquisitions. He has been a guest instructor for the Tax Procedure course offered by the University of Kansas School of Law and is a frequent speaker on various federal income tax matters. Scott is a member of the Executive Committee of the Kansas Bar Association Tax Section. He is also the co-author of ... 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.