Mergers & Acquisitions Conference


This November, the Boston Bar Association will host its 3rd Annual Mergers & Acquisitions Conference. This event brings together attorneys from private practice and in-house legal departments to discuss the latest developments in M&A. Panelists will cover trends and updates from Delaware corporations law, antitrust considerations, and hot topics and trends in earnouts, milestones and alternative deal structures.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Boston Marriott Copley Place

8:00AM to 12:30PM

BBA M&A Conference Advisory Committee

Erin Bagley | Coverys

David Barbash | Posternak Blankstein & Lund

Joseph Conahan | WilmerHale
BBA M&A Committee Co-Chair

Taylor Hart | Ropes & Gray
BBA M&A Committee Co-Chair

Bruce Raphael | Jones Day

Mark Stein | Morgan Lewis



PANEL ONE | 9:05 AM to 10:05 AM

Recent Developments in Delaware

Chief Justice Leo E. Strine Jr. | Delaware Supreme Court

John K. Hughes | Sidley Austin LLP

Eric S. Klinger-Wilensky | Morris Nichols Arsht & Tunnell LLP

Graham Robinson | Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

PANEL TWO | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM

Antitrust Considerations in M&A

Deborah A. Garza | Covington & Burling LLP

Lisa Haddad | Goodwin Procter LLP 

David P. Wales | Jones Day

Jane E. Willis | Ropes & Gray LLP

PANEL THREE | 11:25 AM to 12:25 AM

Hot Topics and Trends in Earnouts, Milestones and Alternative Deal Structures

Jay E. Bothwick | WilmerHale LLP

Sarah Camougis | Choate Hall & Stewart LLP

Michael LaCascia | Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Carl Valenstein | Morgan Lewis LLP

"The BBA's annual M&A Conference is a terrific opportunity for M&A practitioners in and around the Boston area to stay abreast of key M&A developments and trends and benefit from insights of leading members of the national and local M&A bar."

-Joseph Conahan | BBA M&A Committee Co-Chair


Save on your registration with group pricing and membership discounts.

For questions about registration contact us at 617-778-1946 or email



Individual ticket. Full access to all panel sessions and networking breakfast.


Individual ticket. Full access to all panel sessions and networking breakfast.


Pay $100 more you can attend this conference AND get a membership to the BBA to attend more cutting-edge education programs and receive a discounted rate at future conferences (a savings of $350+)

$2,500 per table

Exclusive to BBA Sponsor Organizations. Includes 10 seats, full access to all panel sessions, and networking lunch.

For more information on group pricing or to purchase a table, call 617-778-1930 or


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