Jamie Bruce is a partner at K&L Gates and maintains an international and Carolinas-... more
Jamie Bruce is a partner at K&L Gates and maintains an international and Carolinas-based legal practice focusing on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, commercial contracts and resort development. Mr. Bruce is one of the founding partners in the Charleston office for K&L Gates, the firm's 40th office worldwide. The firm has over 2,000 lawyers and maintains offices in most of the world's g... 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.