Course contents

  • 1
    Audio + Show Notes
    • Mergers & Acquisitions: Drafting the Deal Docs
  • 2
    Verification & Accreditation
    • Course Verification
    • State Accreditation

CLE Credit

This course is approved for 1.0 CLE credits in Washington. The following states have CLE reciprocity with WA: AK, AZ, AR, CO, FL, ME, MT, NJ, ND, and WV. If you'd like credit in another jurisdiction, let us know, and we can likely accommodate your request.

Course topics

  • The transition from preliminary due diligence to drafting the deal documents

  • How the drafting process can differ in "hot auctions"

  • The three transactions within one when you're representing the buyer

  • Stock sales as compared to asset sales

  • What terms are most heavily negotiated

  • Strategies for qualifying your clients' representations and warranties

  • How to manage the M&A process with a closing checklist

Stephen McKay

Weekday Habitat

During most weekdays, you can find Steve in his office in downtown Seattle. He is generally on the phone with a client or sifting through the deal documents for the latest transaction he’s trying to close for a client.

For fun

Steve enjoys spending time with his wife and son, developing the strategy for his new board game, playing and watching soccer, and reading and watching books, movies, and shows in the sci-fi and world building fiction genre. 

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Relevant Experience

Steve is a partner at the firm of Karr Tuttle Campbell. He focuses his practice on mergers & acquisitions as well as corporate finance and emerging company representation. He has advised both private and public companies on a wide range of needs. He has worked both closely with entrepreneurs to structure their new business ventures and raise startup capital and with investors looking to evaluate potential investments in growing companies.