Mike Mercurio Serves on Dissecting the Deal Panel on Alapko/ SUBSYSTEMs

For Immediate Release Maple Lawn, MD | November 5, 2013, 2013 – Offit Kurman, Genna & Associates and Corsum Consulting joined forces to sponsor “Dissecting the Deal,” panel discussions offering unique insider views of the inner workings of M & A transactions in the government contracting space. On September 17 and 19 in Columbia, Maryland and Vienna, Virginia respectively, the firms offered “Dissecting the Deal” panels, focused on the acquisition of small government contractor Alapko, Inc. to Subsystem Technologies, Inc. (SUBSYSTEMs). The expert panel consisted of Richard Bodson and Shane Shailkill (President and CFO of SUBSYSTEMS), Matt Zerphy and John Kovach (CEO and President of Alapko, Inc.), Michael C. Genna and Michael N. Mercurio, Esq,, business strategist and legal counsel to the seller, respectively. Martin O’Neill, Corsum Consulting head, served as moderator. To learn more about the Alapko /SUBSYSTEMS, transaction, click here. A video recording is also available here.


“Dissecting the Deal” panels bring together key players to “dissect” recent, highly successful M & A transactions in the government contracting marketplace. CEOs, CFOs, owners and advisors offer unique insider perspectives of how these deals happened. From financials, to capabilities, to ethos and firm culture, the panel members share information and insights on factors that affected the deal and especially those that clinched it.


Michael N. MercurioMichael N. Mercurio is a Principal at Offit Kurman and Chair of the firm’s Business Law and Transactions Group. He regularly counsels entrepreneurial individuals and assorted entities on all aspects of business and commerce, including formation and structure, ownership, management and control, financial and capital, expansion and acquisition; sale and transfer; and contraction and dissolution. He has substantial experience representing clients in the government contracting arena, assisting them through growth and maturation as well as merger or acquisitions. Mr. Mercurio can be reached at


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