I focus on understanding my clients’ business and strategic goals so that I can aid... more
I focus on understanding my clients’ business and strategic goals so that I can aid in their success. I am driven to help my clients be market leaders. My practice focuses on all aspects of corporate law, health law, and mergers and acquisitions. My clients are primarily entrepreneurs, closely held businesses, healthcare providers, tax-exempt organizations, and companies focused on renewable... view profile
Steve Petras practices international business transactions as a partner in the... more
Steve Petras practices international business transactions as a partner in the Business Practice Group. He has facilitated commercial and corporate transactions in most countries throughout the world. When representing companies seeking to expand operations in foreign jurisdictions or in business transactions with parties from different countries, Steve seeks to create effective and efficient ... 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.