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Perspectives of an M&A Lawyer: Keeping Deals on Track

Mergers & Acquisitions

 Perspectives of an M&A Lawyer: Keeping Deals on Track
CPE Credit

Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: One (1) Hour
Fields of Study: Business Law
Item Number: 13PMA1030
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $80.00
Program Description

This webinar will be led by Mergers and Acquisitions From A to Z author Andrew J. Sherman, a partner in the M&A department at the global law firm of Jones Day. Sherman will provide an overview of the role of the lawyer in an M&A transaction, the "best practices" for lawyers as problem solvers and their role in due diligence, negotiation, and deal structuring, as well as the key sections of the letter of intent (LOI) and definitive documents. Finally, Sherman will address certain legal and operational challenges in post-closing integration and common post-closing disputes.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- List the challenges involved when dealing with post-closing integration and common post-closing disputes
- Describe the role of the lawyer in an M&A transaction
- List the key sections of the LOI and definitive documents

Who Should Attend

Financial advisors, business owners, bankers, investment bankers, business brokers, and valuators


Andrew J. Sherman, Esq., CMAP
Mr. Andrew J. Sherman is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Jones Day, a global law firm with over 2,400 attorneys worldwide. Mr. Sherman is a corporate and transactional attorney and is a recognized international authority on the legal and strategic aspects of business growth, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, capital formation, franchising, and other types of intellectual property leveraging and growth strategies.

He serves as a legal and strategic advisor to both Fortune 500 and emerging growth companies as well as athletes, celebrities, and high net-worth families and individuals in the areas of business planning, public and private capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual asset management and harvesting, joint ventures, and strategic alliances.

He has worked on a wide variety of public- and private-securities offerings, acquisitions and related business transactions, channel partner building, and general corporate counsel and strategic support to clients. Mr. Sherman has extensive experience in general corporate matters, complex commercial transactions, and capital formation. He has served as a legal and strategic advisor in connection with a wide range of mergers, acquisitions, spinoffs, leveraged buyouts, acquisitions of Chapter 11 companies (and development of the plans of reorganization), and management buyouts. He has negotiated on behalf of borrowers in large commercial loan transactions and assisted in the preparation and review of loan proposals. He has represented both investors and entrepreneurs in scores of venture capital and private equity transactions and has assisted dozens of companies at various stages of growth in diversified industries in the preparation of business and strategic development plans.

Mr. Sherman leads a team that routinely prepares and negotiates general corporate and business agreements such as shareholders agreements, executive employment contracts, distribution and sales agency agreements, joint venture agreements, technology transfer agreements, and related corporate documentation.