Practice The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX) is one of the leading designers,... more
Practice The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX) is one of the leading designers, manufacturers and marketers of railroad freight car equipment in North America and Europe, and a manufacturer and marketer of marine barges in North America. I provide legal support to our corporate segments as well as advice and counsel to senior management. My corporate functions include public company reportin... view profile
I have more than 25 years of experience representing clients in complex business... more
I have more than 25 years of experience representing clients in complex business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, financing, entity formation and structure, and commercial contracts. I have worked with a range of clients, including manufacturers, retailers and energy project developers. My areas of industry expertise include New Markets Tax Credits, renewable energy and clean t... view profile
I am a biomedical informatics attorney with a National Library of Medicine post-... more
I am a biomedical informatics attorney with a National Library of Medicine post-doctoral fellowship in Biomedical Informatics, who also practices law with the Schwabe law firm out of Portland, Oregon. I Co-Chair Schwabe's Healthcare Information and Technolgy Group and serve as a legal architect for many of the more innovative provider/health plan aligned financial incentive arrangements across... 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.