LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its pattern of recruiting top talent, Sklar Kirsh LLP's newest corporate attorney, Michael E. Ross, brings to the firm over two decades of experience advising private equity, middle-market and family-owned businesses on commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions and other strategic business arrangements.
Ross also broadens the firm's team of former in-house counsels who provide outside general-counsel services, said Sklar Kirsh Co-Chairman Jeffrey Sklar.
"Michael is the fourth attorney we have added to our Corporate practice who has previously served as an in-house general counsel," says Sklar. "His impressive and diverse experience in corporate transactions gives us a competitive advantage in representing, and providing general counsel services to, a variety of privately-held businesses in various industries."
Ross also has deep experience with licensing and distribution arrangements and all manner of technology and commercial contracts as well as general corporate matters.
"I really like to get to understand my client's business and find ways to add value in areas that may be unexpected," says Ross, who has served as Assistant General Counsel at Platinum Equity, and Vice President and General Counsel at AES NewEnergy, Inc. "I enjoy working with the business leaders to find practical solutions to complex problems."
Ross, who has a Bachelor's Degree from Stanford University and a Juris Doctorate from UCLA School of Law, began his legal career as an associate at Loeb & Loeb LLP.
Sklar Kirsh LLP counsels privately held and public companies, family offices, growing businesses, and high net worth individuals on legal and business matters that arise at all stages of the business and real estate life cycle, including mergers and acquisitions, purchase and sale agreements, equity and debt financings, fund formation, leasing, corporate governance, tax, executive compensation and employment arrangements, and dispute resolution. For more information, visit www.SklarKirsh.com.
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