I am a native Washingtonian, although I also lived for five years in Honolulu,... more
I am a native Washingtonian, although I also lived for five years in Honolulu, Hawaii. I love Seattle for its proximity to the mountains and the sea - I ski in the winter and sail the rest of the year.
I focus on advising closely held business owners and individuals regarding their... more
I focus on advising closely held business owners and individuals regarding their business planning, shareholder and partner agreements, as well as business andreal estatetransactions.I have extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, shareholder buyouts/dispute resolution, commercial real estate, asset and stock purchases, commercial finance and related transactions, private placements,an... 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.