Michelle S. DiCintio is a member of the Corporate and Business Transactions practice... more
Michelle S. DiCintio is a member of the Corporate and Business Transactions practice at the law firm of Odin Feldman & Pittleman. She is a corporate and transactional attorney with 15+ years' experience representing both established and early-stage companies. Her legal background includes assisting companies in all types of transactions (mergers and acquisitions, finance, commercial, and govern... 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.