Jim Chester Speaks to Dallas Association of Young Lawyers About M&A Due Diligence

By March 5, 2013 News

J. F. (Jim) Chester, founding partner in the Dallas-based global business & technology law firm of CHESTER pllc, recently presented on due diligence issues and strategies to an audience of young attorneys at an event sponsored by the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL).

Chester co-presented with Stephanie Gause of Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP, who will discuss general M&A due diligence and then focus on specific problems and considerations for IP due diligence in mergers and acquisitions. The title of the presentation, which was held at the Belo Mansion, the Dallas Bar Association’s headquarters in Dallas, Texas, was: “What Every Young Lawyer Should Know About M&A Due Diligence.”

Jim Chester, founder and managing partner in CHESTER pllc, also teaches courses on International Trade Law and International Business Transactions at Baylor University Law School.

Of the event, Chester reports, “I was honored to participate in this DAYL program.  Understanding IP due diligence in M&A transactions is very important, especially for young attorneys. It’s great that the DAYL provides programs such as this one to allow young attorneys to learn from a range of more experienced practitioners.”

CHESTER pllc is a Dallas, Texas law firm providing comprehensive legal services to innovation-based companies doing business in the US, around the world, and on the web.  Its mission (and passion) is helping entrepreneurs and emerging companies solve problems and protect their interests. CHESTER pllc delivers value by providing business-savvy, cost-effective solutions to legal challenges.  The firm offers a wide array of business legal solutions, such as business entity formation (LLCs, corporations, etc.), trademarks and other intellectual property, technology transactions, contracts, ecommerce and dispute resolution.  Additional information about the firm and its attorneys may be found at www.chester-law.com