Principal, Business Law & Transactions
Mr. Mercurio is a Principal and Chair of the Firm's Business Law and Transactions Practice Group. He serves as outside general counsel to clients on matters related to corporate and business law, commercial transactions, government contracting and real estate. As a strategic partner to firm clients, Mr. Mercurio regularly counsels entrepreneurial individuals and assorted entities on all aspects of business and commerce including formation and structure; ownership, management and control; financing and capital; expansion and acquisition; sale and transfer; and contraction and dissolution. Mike is well versed in the various issues and challenges companies of all sizes and industries face in the business life cycle including start-up, maturation and end stage considerations.
A core specialty practice area for Mr. Mercurio is mergers and acquisitions, both from the sell side perspective and buy side perspective. Further, Mr. Mercurio specializes in ownership planning, helping business owners prepare and optimally transition their businesses to third parties, management or family. He also has significant experience representing clients in the government contracting arena, assisting them through growth and maturation issues as well as mergers and acquisition matters. Well versed in government contracts and procurement law, Mr. Mercurio has brought value to many clients by working closely with them on various contractual and administrative issues arising from doing business with federal, state, and local governments.
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Maple Lawn, MD 20759
- J.D., Washington College of Law, The American University, 1998
- M.A., School of International Service, The American University, 1994
- B.S., University of Scranton, 1991
BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS
- District of Columbia
- United States Supreme Court
Mr. Mercurio sits on the board of directors of the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship of the Howard County Economic Development Authority. He also serves on informal advisory boards for a number of firm clients. Actively interested in issues related to family businesses, Mr. Mercurio is a founder of the Greater Baltimore 100+ Family Business Roundtable. He is also a graduate of the Leadership Howard County Class of 2008. Understanding that personal relationships drives business, Mr. Mercurio is also the founder of CONNECTIONS (www.ceo-connections.com) a C-Level exclusive networking forum.
ANATOMY OF A DEAL PANEL SERIES
Mike Mercurio hosted Dissecting the Deal panel – October 29th
The panel provided an inside look into the recent merger transaction of Trusant Technologies, LLC and The Kenjya Group Inc, to form the single operating entity, The Kenjya-Trusant Group, LLC. Attendees had the unique opportunity to learn how the two similarly situated government contractors were able to successfully merge and what challenges they faced during the merging process. There was a lively and open question and answer session at the end of the panel discussion.
FAMILY BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE
Join Mike's monthly roundtable that brings together family businesses in your area
The Family Business Roundtable (FBR) of the Greater Baltimore Area is a peer support and advisory group for leaders of multigenerational family-owned and operated businesses... READ MORE
ANATOMY OF A TRANSACTION E-BOOK
From a Sell Side Perspective by Michael N. Mercurio, Esq.
In a merger or acquisition, there are two key players, the buyer (acquiring party) and the seller (party being acquired), although there are several additional parties involved, including the financial planner, accountant, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) consultant, and attorney.