Joi Garner is a senior associate in the Sports and Entertainment practice group of... more
Joi Garner is a senior associate in the Sports and Entertainment practice group of Garvey Schubert Barer. Her practice focuses primarily on general corporate and transactional matters, including venture financings, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. Ms. Garner advises businesses, athletes, recording artists, personalities and authors on a broad range of matters including, technology, ... 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.