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  • Location:
    Baltimore, Maryland
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Mississippi Ridgeland, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Litigation - Securities Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Red Bank, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Health Care Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law International Trade and Finance Law Project Finance Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law International Mergers & Acquisitions
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  • Location:
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Banking and Finance Law Land Use and Zoning Law Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Construction Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law Venture Capital Law
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  • Location:
    Buffalo, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Securitization and Structured Finance Law Banking and Finance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Venture Capital Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Regulation Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Tysons, Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Bangor, Maine
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation International Mergers & Acquisitions Corporate Governance Law
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  • Location:
    Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation Corporate Governance Law International Trade and Finance Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Securities Regulation Corporate Governance Law
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  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Real Estate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Orlando, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Palo Alto, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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Larry A. Barden was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Larry A. Barden

Sidley Austin LLP
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Regulation Corporate Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Banking and Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Financial Services Regulation Law Banking and Finance Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Tax Law Litigation and Controversy - Tax
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Nonprofit / Charities Law Health Care Law
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  • Location:
    Hartford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Governance Law
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  • Location:
    Lexington, Kentucky
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Securitization and Structured Finance Law Banking and Finance Law Real Estate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Public Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Governance Law
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  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Banking and Finance Law Public Finance Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Austin, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Regulation Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Red Bank, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Financial Services Regulation Law Banking and Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Tax Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Commercial Finance Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Corporate Law Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Health Care Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Law Project Finance Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Regulation Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Venture Capital Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Real Estate Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Nonprofit / Charities Law Banking and Finance Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Des Moines, Iowa
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Agriculture Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Kansas City, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Anchorage, Alaska
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Native American Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Venture Capital Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Gaming Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Lexington, Kentucky
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Tax Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Regulation Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Governance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Antitrust Law Corporate Law
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Wayne N. Bradley was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Wayne N. Bradley

Squire Patton Boggs LLP
  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Health Care Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Tysons, Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Information Technology Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Kansas City, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Litigation - Securities Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
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  • Location:
    Huntsville, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Venture Capital Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Municipal Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Banking and Finance Law Public Finance Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Ridgeland, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Commercial Finance Law Banking and Finance Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities Regulation Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Venture Capital Law CleanTech Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Health Care Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Health Care Law Corporate Law Trusts and Estates Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Newark, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Providence, Rhode Island
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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Mark Carman was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Mark Carman

Carman Lehnhof Israelsen LLP
  • Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Compliance Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Martinsburg, West Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Tax Law Litigation and Controversy - Tax Trusts and Estates Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Venture Capital Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law Corporate Compliance Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Securities Regulation Corporate Governance Law
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David J. Champoux was awarded 2018 "Lawyer of the Year" in Elasticsearch.PracticeArea

David J. Champoux

Pierce Atwood LLP
  • Location:
    Portland, Maine
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Tysons Corner, Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Venture Capital Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
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  • Location:
    Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Corporate Governance Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Venture Capital Law
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  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Missoula, Montana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Health Care Law
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  • Location:
    St. Louis, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
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  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securitization and Structured Finance Law Health Care Law Real Estate Law
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  • Location:
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Venture Capital Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Public Finance Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Tax Law Trusts and Estates
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Tax Law Trusts and Estates Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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H. Rodgin Cohen was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

H. Rodgin Cohen

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Banking and Finance Law Financial Services Regulation Law Corporate Governance Law
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Venture Capital Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Banking and Finance Law Financial Services Regulation Law
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Red Bank, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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Creighton O'M. Condon was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Creighton O'M. Condon

Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Energy Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Securities Regulation Tax Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Health Care Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Newark, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
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Thomas T. Crumpler was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Thomas T. Crumpler

Allman Spry Davis Leggett & Crumpler, P.A.
  • Location:
    Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Pittsford, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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  • Location:
    Baltimore, Maryland
  • Practice Areas:
    Tax Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Health Care Law Corporate Law

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Practice Area Definition

Mergers and Acquisitions Law Definition

A merger or large acquisition is a significant event in the life of a company and its numerous constituencies – from shareholders, directors, and managers to employees, customers, and communities. M&A lawyers play critical roles in how mergers and acquisitions are evaluated, structured, and implemented.

Mergers and Acquisitions in the United States are governed by a dual regulatory regime, consisting of state corporation laws (e.g., the Delaware General Corporation Law) and the Federal securities laws (primarily, the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934). There are three primary types of M&A transactions: (1) a merger, which is the legal combination of two separate entities under state law; (2) “stock deals,” which is the purchase of a business through the purchase of the owner, or an interest in the owner, of the business; and (3) “asset deals,” which is the purchase of a business through the purchase of assets. Transactions can involve public or private companies, may be on a hostile or friendly basis and may entail acquisition of 100% ownership, a controlling interest, or a minority stake.

The legal environment for the public company merger and acquisition activity in the United States has changed dramatically over the last several years, and the process of change continues apace. M&A lawyers advise their clients to ensure the transaction is in compliance with federal and state laws. We work with our clients to evaluate the strategy and tactical advantage of a friendly versus hostile transaction. M&A lawyers represent their clients in negotiations on the structure of the deal, perform due diligence and assist with the terms of the contract. M&A lawyers’ responsibilities extend beyond merely negotiating the terms of the agreements, but to the entire process by which Board decisions are made. This includes board and management counseling throughout the process on legal obligations, evolving corporate governance standards, and shareholder relations.

Richard Hall, Partner
Mark I. Greene, Partner
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

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A merger or large acquisition is a significant event in the life of a company and its numerous constituencies – from shareholders, directors, and managers to employees, customers, and communities. M&A lawyers play critical roles in how mergers and acquisitions are evaluated, structured, and implemented.

Mergers and Acquisitions in the United States are governed by a dual regulatory regime, consisting of state corporation laws (e.g., the Delaware General Corporation Law) and the Federal securities laws (primarily, the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934). There are three primary types of M&A transactions: (1) a merger, which is the legal combination of two separate entities under state law; (2) “stock deals,” which is the purchase of a business through the purchase of the owner, or an interest in the owner, of the business; and (3) “asset deals,” which is the purchase of a business through the purchase of assets. Transactions can involve public or private companies, may be on a hostile or friendly basis and may entail acquisition of 100% ownership, a controlling interest, or a minority stake.

The legal environment for the public company merger and acquisition activity in the United States has changed dramatically over the last several years, and the process of change continues apace. M&A lawyers advise their clients to ensure the transaction is in compliance with federal and state laws. We work with our clients to evaluate the strategy and tactical advantage of a friendly versus hostile transaction. M&A lawyers represent their clients in negotiations on the structure of the deal, perform due diligence and assist with the terms of the contract. M&A lawyers’ responsibilities extend beyond merely negotiating the terms of the agreements, but to the entire process by which Board decisions are made. This includes board and management counseling throughout the process on legal obligations, evolving corporate governance standards, and shareholder relations.