Mergers and Acquisitions
M&A Lawyers ensure that legislation is enforced when a business merges with another company or when a company acquires another company. They may work internally in the business or more broadly, as a consultant in an external law firm. They are familiar with federal and state law and also need work knowledge of, among other items, tax law, employment and labour, environmental law, antitrust regulation, intellectual property, corporate finance and commercial law.
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Substantive legal knowledge in M&A also includes state corporate, contract, and fiduciary duties law, as well as federal securities law, is a must
3-6 years of prior large law firm corporate legal experience.
Must have experience with mergers and acquisitions transactions, substantial drafting experience, be able to lead closings, and handle diligence for deals.
Strong Work Ethics
Oral and Written Communication
Well informed on Government Regulations
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