As a general business lawyer I have assisted clients with a wide array of legal... more
As a general business lawyer I have assisted clients with a wide array of legal issues. Most of my practice involves franchising, distribution, technology, e-commerce, contracts and general representation of businesses and business people. I also have experience in commercial lending, mergers and acquisitions, and commerical real estate. Clients have ranged from small start ups to publicly held... 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.