Mr. Wards legal practice at Hinkle Elkouri focuses primarily on business, financing,... more
Mr. Wards legal practice at Hinkle Elkouri focuses primarily on business, financing, and real estate transactions. Dales real estate practice includes the representation of real estate investors and developers in all aspects of their business, including construction, leasing, financing, title, acquisitions, and sales. Dales real estate clients own and operate many types of properties, including... view profile
Ms. Fent is a business attorney practicing primarily in the areas of business and... more
Ms. Fent is a business attorney practicing primarily in the areas of business and corporate law, healthcare, franchising, securities, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate. Since graduating in 1998 with a J.D. and M.B.A. from the University of Kansas, Laura has represented entrepreneurs from the inception through the merger or sale of their businesses. Among other things, this representatio... 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.