Jim serves as outside general counsel to several publicly and privately held... more
Jim serves as outside general counsel to several publicly and privately held businesses. He provides assistance on a range of matters such as mergers and acquisitions, securities laws compliance, corporate governance, securities offerings, commercial sales and licensing and lending transactions. His breadth of experience allows him to serve clients engaged in a diverse group of businesses, incl... 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.