An asset purchase is one of the ways to execute an acquisition, and drafting a detailed purchase agreement is vital to the success of the transaction. Taking the time to draft necessary provisions and foresee post-deal problems can bring quick solutions to disputes and help avoid litigation. In this guide, you will walk through drafting an asset purchase agreement from start to finish. Order today!
Session Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern
Presented by Ronald L. Hicks Jr. and Kevin F. Israel
RONALD L. HICKS JR. is a partner with the Pittsburgh firm of Meyer Unkovic & Scott LLP. He is a seasoned trial lawyer who handles emergency, complex and appellate litigation matters for his clients. For the past 30 years, Mr. Hicks has handled a variety of business and civil disputes, including claims for misappropriation of trade secrets and intellectual property; breach of restrictive covenants and unfair competition; fraud and estate/fiduciary liability; breach of contract; insurance coverage; fraudulent transfers, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy; real estate and oil and gas title disputes; telemarketing and on-line marketing; and election and political campaign law. He also counsels clients on various business matters including entity formation and operation; contract review and drafting; purchase and sales agreements; creation and implementation of web site and social media policies and practices; and intellectual property matters including trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and warranty/privacy issues. Mr. Hicks is vice-chair of the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution group and chair of its energy and mineral rights group. He serves on the Board of Governors of the Allegheny County Bar Association and is a member of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County and the Pennsylvania, American and National LGBT bar associations. Mr. Hicks has been named by his peers to The Best Lawyers® for commercial, bankruptcy, construction, intellectual property and real estate litigation, and has been selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®. He earned his B.A. degree, with distinction, from Pennsylvania State University and his J.D. degree from Wake Forest University School of Law.
KEVIN F. ISRAEL is a partner with the Pittsburgh law firm of Meyer Unkovic & Scott LLP. He is a member of the firm’s corporate and business law, MUSolutions, and private clients practice groups. He focuses his practice on advising individuals and principals of closely-held and family-owned businesses in the areas of estate and succession planning, income tax planning, and business transactions. Mr. Israel also regularly practices in the areas of trust and estate administration, mergers and acquisitions, new venture start-ups, entity formation, real estate transactions, and tax controversy and collection engagements. He has instructed courses for the Continuing Professional Education for CPA's curriculum of the Community College of Allegheny County on the topics of estate planning, individual income taxation and split-dollar life insurance. Mr. Israel earned his J.D. degree, with honors, from the University of San Diego School of Law and his B.B.A. degree, with honors, from the University of Notre Dame. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and Allegheny County Bar Association. Mr. Israel is also a member of the Estate Planning Council of Pittsburgh. Mr. Israel is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court. He has also practiced as a certified public accountant in the areas of income tax planning, return preparation and business transactions.