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Legal Guidance In Mergers And Acquisitions

With decades of experience, attorney James T. Johnson counsels buyers and sellers and helps them navigate the regulatory requirements, technical issues and obstacles in the merger and acquisition process. He assess all aspects of the transaction and advises businesses on the tax implications of various corporate structures. Jim is known for his innovative approach to mergers and achieving his client’s objectives.

A Detail-Oriented Approach To M&A

At James T. Johnston Jr. LLC, due diligence is job one. A successful transaction hinges on having a full understanding of issues such as indemnity provisions, purchase price collars and all of the tax implications related to the transaction. Jim has been helping clients satisfy merger and acquisition business objectives for more than two decades. He routinely works with clients on projects including:

  • Capital reorganizations
  • Leveraged acquisitions
  • Management buy-outs
  • Mergers
  • Structuring and consummating tax-free reorganizations
  • Statutory mergers

Jim has extensive experience in a broad range of merger and acquisition scenarios, including working as a consultant with in-house corporate counsel on difficult transactions. He also helps clients with commercial real estate transactions and business litigation should the need arise.

An M&A Attorney With Experience With A Background In Accounting

Prior to law school, Jim spent three years as  Controller for Storehouse, Inc., where he was responsible for  financial reporting for 20 stores, two manufacturing plants and two distribution centers. As a CPA, Jim brings a thorough understanding of tax, financing and corporate structure to the most complicated and complex business transactions. In his law practice, he approaches every business transaction or legal issue as a problem to be solved, thereby offering innovative and creative solutions.

Contact James T. Johnston Jr., LLC Today

James T. Johnston Jr., LLC, can help you to develop a thorough and innovative strategy for your M&A needs. Call today at 770-376-3350 or send an email to schedule your free consultation.

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