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Trisha A. Culp
Trisha A. Culp
tculp@wawlaw.com
540.434.0316
Donald E. Showalter, Of Counsel
Donald E. Showalter, Of Counsel
dshowalt@wawlaw.com
540.434.0316
George H. Roberts, Jr., Of Counsel
George H. Roberts, Jr., Of Counsel
sroberts@wawlaw.com
540.434.0316

Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC

100 South Mason Street
P.O. Box 20028
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
United States

Consult with a Proven West Virginia M&A Lawyer

The proven West Virginia acquisitions lawyers at Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC are experienced in all aspects of the mergers and acquisitions laws in West Virginia. West Virginia M&A attorneys at Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC are knowledgeable in all areas of M&A and general acquisitions law, including but not limited to leveraged buyouts, company reorganizations, and merger and acquisitions in West Virginia, West Virginia. Clients will have the confidence of knowing that their case is being handled by an experienced and knowledgeable West Virginia M&A lawyer.

The West Virginia mergers and acquisitions attorneys have experience representing clients in M&A transactions involving:

  • West Virginia Business Acquisitions Lawyer
  • West Virginia Business Divestitures Lawyer
  • West Virginia Company Reorganization Lawyer
  • West Virginia Leveraged Acquisitions Lawyer
  • West Virginia Leveraged Buyouts Lawyer
  • West Virginia M&A Lawyer
  • West Virginia M&A Attorney Lawyer
  • West Virginia M&A Finance Lawyer
  • West Virginia M&A Securities Lawyer
  • West Virginia M&A Tax Lawyer
  • West Virginia Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyer
  • West Virginia Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures Lawyer
  • West Virginia Pre-Merger Notification Lawyer
  • West Virginia Spin-Off Lawyer

Experienced West Virginia M&A Attorney

Mergers and Acquisitions in West Virginia embody the area of law that involves the acquisition of, or merging of, a corporation of one or more entities and/or any of various methods of combining two or more organizations.

Merger and acquisitions are mainly governed by federal law and reviewed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) before being consummated. Section 7 of the Clayton Act grants these government agencies the legal authority to review mergers, set the rules on how the parties report their M&A transactions to the government and how the mergers or acquisitions are evaluated. Section 7 of the Clayton Act prohibits mergers and acquisitions that may substantially lessen competition or potentially create a monopoly.

The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR) grants the DOJ and FTC the authority to evaluate the reporting of mergers and acquisitions. Under the HSR Act the merging parties cannot acquire voting securities or assets without first filing a Pre-merger Notification and Report Form (typically, if the M&A transaction meets specific size-of-person and size-of-transaction tests), and they have to wait until the appropriate waiting period expires (30 days – 15 days for cash tender offers). The HSR Act also has rules on how the parties report M&A transactions under the framework of the Horizontal Merger Guidelines, which provides rules on how mergers are evaluated for potential anti-competitive effect, product market, geographic market, market concentration, entry analysis and other factors.

A local West Virginia merger and acquisitions attorney should be consulted to ensure that the required M&A requirements are examined and included. A West Virginia M&A lawyer is professional and knowledgeable in understanding of the details, facts, complications, and related developments that could surface in West Virginia mergers and acquisitions transactions.

Trusted West Virginia Mergers and Acquisitions Law Firm

The West Virginia M&A attorneys at Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC are experienced in all aspects of M&A transactions. If you need expert legal help involving M&A transactions or merger and acquisitions developments, contact the distinguished West Virginia M&A lawyers at Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC in West Virginia.

Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC

100 South Mason Street
P.O. Box 20028
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
United States

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Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC

100 South Mason Street
P.O. Box 20028
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
United States

Law Firm Contact: Thomas E. Ullrich / Jeffrey R. Adams

Tel: 540.434.0316

Fax: 540.434.5502

Email: tullrich@wawlaw.com, jadams@wawlaw.com

Website: www.wawlaw.com

Member Since: 2014

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