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
Jason M. Salinardi graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2000 with... more
Jason M. Salinardi graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2000 with his B.S. and Masters in Accountancy, from the University of Missouri-Columbia Law School in 2003, and from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Law School with an LL.M. in Taxation in 2004. Jason was admitted to the Missouri State Bar in 2003. Jason has been practicing law in the area of estate planning and tax... view profile
Mr. Counts focuses his practice on the representation of privately and publicly held... more
Mr. Counts focuses his practice on the representation of privately and publicly held companies in corporate, finance, and securities matters. He has represented clients in several mergers, acquisitions and dispositions of businesses and assets, debt financing transactions, and public and private securities offerings, as well as in corporate governance and compliance and securities law complianc... 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.