I am a native of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. I attended the University of Nebraska at... more
I am a native of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. I attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and received a Bachelors of Science for Business Administration degree in Accounting in May of 2005. I graduated from the South Dakota School of Law in 2008. While in law school I was a member of the Client Counseling and Negotiations Board (now ADR), as well as a coordinator for the Volunteer Income T... 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.