William P. Stubbs, Jr., has over thirty-five years of legal experience with primary... more
William P. Stubbs, Jr., has over thirty-five years of legal experience with primary practice areas of business transactions and wills, trusts, and estates. He is board certified as a tax law specialist and in estate planning and administration, certified by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialists. He has represented principals in hundreds of company transfers in diverse fields including oil s... 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.