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Columbus, Ohio Mergers & Acquisitions Attorneys

When a business is planning on merging with or acquiring another business (or a portion of that business), we are the law experts to contact in the Columbus, Ohio area. From due diligence to strategic consulting, any business should have all the legal aspects covered to protect their interests and assets well into the future. Mitigating risk along with proper financing and planning while making sure all laws are followed is of upper-most importance in the world of business. Transactional legal issues in business encompass a wide range of issues – make sure you have an experienced and knowledgeable merger and acquisition (M&A) attorney working for you.


Merger and Acquisition Attorneys

From timelines to stock purchasing as well as non-compete agreements and letters of intent, our law firm and M&A attorneys are well-versed in all aspects of merger and acquisition law. We know how to apply informed and creative solutions for any business that is looking to sell, buy or merge with other companies that includes due diligence in all related legal matters.


Types of clients we work with:


Small business

Middle market

Business owners

Business buyers & sellers

Joint adventures


Private & public companies

Private equity funds




We represent a myriad of clients in a variety of M&A legal related matters and transactions:

  • Negotiation

  • Due Diligence

  • Financing

  • Business restructuring

  • Risk management

  • Compliance obligations

  • Regulatory issues

  • Strategic planning

  • Contracts

  • Litigation

  • Re-organization

  • Dispute resolution

  • Agreements & Documents

  • Warranties

  • Inventory control

  • Memorandums of understanding

  • Licensing & filings

  • Property

  • Bankruptcy

  • Third party issues

  • Employee issues

  • Intellectual property

  • Trademarks & copyrights

  • Stocks & divestiture


From pre-deal to post-closing, our Columbus merger and acquisition attorneys provide clear communication along with honest and professional counsel and legal guidance for the business community throughout Central Ohio and beyond. Contact us today for expert M&A advice and counseling.

Ohio M&A FAQ

What is the difference between an acquisition and a merger?

Merger - One company is absorbed into another company.

Acquisition - After a business is acquired, it no longer exists as a stand-alone entity.


What does due diligence mean?

Due diligence refers to the process of both sides (buyer and seller) being given the tools and the time in making sure all sides are legit in their proposals for a merger or an acquisition.


Are you qualified in Columbus, Ohio, and federal law?

Whether the law requires local, state, regional or federal law be applied, we are experts in all areas of mergers and acquisitions (M&A).


I want to acquire a franchise. Can you help?

Yes, however one will need to comply with the franchise requirements and approval.


Helpful Links:

Certificate of Merger Form


Instructions for Certificate of Merger


Certificate of merger or consolidation


Merger or consolidation into domestic corporation


Mergers and acquisitions of domestic insurers


Merger or consolidation into entity other than domestic limited liability company


Control share acquisitions procedures


Columbus Mergers and Acquisitions News

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