Mergers & Acquisitions
Donít believe what they say.† All law firms are not alike.† Quite to the contrary, each one is
No one knows a law firm better than its
partners.† But when the time
comes for a merger or acquisition, outside professionals must be
enlisted to manage what may well be the most significant transaction in
the firm's history.
Mergers seldom happen serendipitously.† The most effective way to realize
value for a law firm is through a systematic, confidential, and
market-wise search for possible merger partners.† Time is money, especially for
lawyers. Donít waste it by chasing down blind alleys.
Once we identify what may be the right practice
groups and firms, we conduct financial and business analyses.† We do thorough due diligence on past
performance and reputation.† We
evaluate all ends of the deal before, during, and after it happens.
We are as committed to helping ensure the smoothest
possible integration post-merger as we are to finding and consummating
the right matches.† We will
typically continue to consult with you on a regular basis to review any
potential problems and work toward solutions.
An ideal outcome of a merger or acquisition is that
it catalyzes additional growth, additional hires, additional
acquisitions.† The more committed
we are to the success of your transaction, the more opportunity we create
to serve your post-merger growth.