Mackenzie Hughes is a leading regional law firm in mergers and acquisitions in the banking industry, having recently represented three separate Upstate New York banks in their mergers with other financial institutions. The firm has also guided major regional engineering firms in their acquisitions and spin-offs of ancillary businesses.
When we handle corporate mergers and acquisitions, our clients get the wisdom and knowledge of attorneys with years of experience in the field — and a lot more. Our merger and acquisition attorneys can easily call upon Mackenzie Hughes attorneys who have expertise in whatever legal area might be required, including tax, labor and employment, intellectual property, and real property.
We counsel our clients through virtually every aspect of corporate mergers and acquisitions — both stock and asset transactions — including creating joint ventures and counseling clients through divestitures. Our experience includes transactions involving banking, engineering, manufacturing, and not-for-profit organizations.
Partner and Co General Counsel
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Ian Ludd has recently joined the business department of Mackenzie Hughes LLP after graduating cum laude with both a Juris Doctor degree from the Syracuse University College of Law and a Master of Public Administration degree from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. During Law School Ian was a member…Read more
Often when purchasing a company, certain assets pose issues not easy to discern. For example, a Purchaser can buy real estate through a purchase contract and perhaps even personal property such as furniture and furnishings, fairly easily. When purchasing real estate, title insurance can be ordered, surveys re-dated, and abstracts renewed. Information on mortgages can…Read more
Many business owners have been caught off guard by the receipt of an unexpected offer from a third party to purchase their business. Here are six immediate steps that you should consider taking if this happens to you. 1) Request a letter of intent. If you haven’t received a signed letter of intent (LOI) from…Read more
In the past partnerships and limited liability companies that have elected to be taxed as partnerships have rarely faced an Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) audit. In part, this is because of the administrative burden faced by the IRS in attempting to collect tax resulting from partnership audit adjustments. The current partnership audit scheme requires partnership…Read more