Offit Kurman both participates in and co-sponsors the seventh annual Baltimore Business Journal “Knowledge is Power” quarterly breakfast speaker series. The third panel discussion, “From Exit Planning to Acquisition: How Deals Get Done,” took place on Friday, December 6, 2013 at the Hotel at Arundel Preserve. The discussion was moderated by Chris Fedde, Executive Vice President , Hexis (a KewY company). The panelists included Monica Brandes, Senior Client Manager, Bank of America; Mark R. Cissell, CPA, President & CEO, Katz Abosch; Mike Genna, CEO & Partner, Genna & Associates; and Offit Kurman Business Law and Transactions attorney Mike Mercurio. Mike Mercurio is a Principal and Chair of the Firm’s Business Law and Transactions’ Practice Group. A core specialty practice area for Mr. Mercurio is mergers and acquisitions: both from the sell side and buy side. He has served as legal counsel in several major acquisitions, including, most recently, his representation of Alapko as it became a wholly owned subsidiary of Subsystem Technologies, Inc. and his representation of ExpressCare, Maryland’s fastest growing and second largest urgent care company, in its merger with LifeBridge Health. If you have any questions related to Mergers and Acquisitions, please contact Mike Mercurio at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301.575.0332. Offit Kurman Attorneys at Law: Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Practice Group At Offit Kurman Attorneys at Law, the lawyers in our Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Practice Group have earned a strong reputation for handling the gamut of business combinations and sale transactions regularly faced by private enterprises with skill, expertise, and efficiency. We regularly represent mid-market companies in deals of varying size and complexity. Our comprehensive services include the sale, purchase, restructuring and consolidation of business entities and divisions, management buy-outs, exit and succession planning and joint venture transactions. To learn more about Offit Kurman’s Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Practice Group, please fill out our contact form to access the sound legal guidance of our experienced business law team. You can also connect with Offit Kurman via Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, and LinkedIn.