Skillfully Guide Your Transaction with a Mergers and Acquisitions Attorney

Mergers and acquisitions are some of the most significant and complicated transactions for your company or firm. Owens Moss, PLLC, in Jackson, MS, can be your mergers and acquisition attorney for skillful and creative guidance of these complex transactions. Our practice is prepared to oversee all aspects of the planning, negotiation, documentation, and financing of your organization’s merger, acquisition, or business combination. Contact our practice today to learn more about how our corporate law know-how can maximize the value of your endeavor.

Duties of a Mergers and Acquisition Lawyer

Mergers and acquisitions often represent a necessary element of a company’s long-term growth strategy. To ensure a fair and favorable outcome, these transactions will require legal counsel to perform essential duties, including, but not limited to:

  • Structuring business combinations to optimize economic advantages
  • Performing due diligence in investigating the business being sold or purchased
  • Negotiating and drafting stock and other asset purchases, sale agreements, and merger agreements
  • Preparing securities filings
  • Securing relevant regulatory approvals, such as licenses and permits
  • Negotiating and drafting financing documents, including institutional loan agreements
  • Advising on corporate governance issues

It is essential to have legal representation review all processes and agreements to ensure your best interests are protected throughout these transactions.

Our Mergers and Acquisitions Services

Our firm can handle a wide range of tasks connected to a merger, acquisition, or business combination. Clients can rely on us to perform a host of legal and strategic responsibilities relating to issues.

Employment and Benefits

We can handle the issues that arise when altering, consolidating, or eliminating an acquired firm’s labor agreements and employee benefit plans. We review plans to asses legal compliance, funding adequacy, and risk of tax penalty. Finally, we can advise on labor concerns, such as reductions in the labor force and negotiating with stakeholders.


Our firm can provide critical legal advise to special committees, boards of directors, or other governing organizational bodies on potential liabilities and fiduciary responsibilities to stockholders and creditors.


Some mergers or acquisitions transactions, particular those involving multiple properties, will bring with it environmental risks. Owens Moss can handle relevant matters, such as inspections and compliance reviews.

Intellectual Property

We work hard to ensure that the critical IP aspects of transactions are handled to our client’s maximum security and benefit.


To avoid adverse tax consequences, our lawyers will carefully structure your business transaction, relying on their in-depth knowledge of asset-based financing and tax law.

The Owens Moss Difference

At Owens Moss, our merger and acquisition lawyers do not approach our trade as simply paper-pushing deals. We work hard to identify the most advantageous business objectives, potential legal issues, and develop a road map and timeline that aligns your goals.

Our mergers and acquisitions lawyers serve as strategic business advisers, evaluating risks and rewards, and determining transaction priorities, to strengthen your position.

Additionally, we are dedicated to developing mutually beneficial relationships with our clients, giving them the attention that they need and deserve. We do not take on a high case load and stretch our resources thin at the expense of our clients' interests. For our client-centered approach and excellence in legal counsel, our firm is certified AV Preeminent® by the Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ system.

Protect Your Business

If your business is about to be bought, sold, or combined with another company, our mergers and acquisitions attorneys can comprehensively represent your transaction. Call us today at (601) 352-8443, or contact our firm using the online form to receive the personalized counsel you need. Our mergers and acquisitions lawyers serve as strategic business advisers, evaluating risks and rewards, and determining transaction priorities, to strengthen your position.

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