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  • Top 10 Errors For Sellers to Avoid During an M & A Transaction

    Mergers and acquisitions are a significant focus of Williams, Bax & Saltzman, P.C. Many of our M&A clients approach us with hurried, last-minute requests to get their business ready for sale. The good news is that the stress and missteps we see in the M&A process are mostly, if not completely, avoidable. Read on to see how attorneys Joel Goldblatt and Andrew Arons can assist Sellers in these complex transactions by highlighting these top 10 potential pitfalls and the why behind each.

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    The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) provides a private right of action and statutory damages to address risks associated with the use of biometric data. Given that the statute’s interpretation is in a current state of flux with recent court rulings, it is important for any private entity using biometric data to understand its basic elements and impact. Corporate Law Attorneys Jeff Davis and Patrick Coonan walk us through the first part of this series: the basics. This informative summary highlights key biometric identifiers, including their applications and advantages. Additionally, it highlights how BIPA imposes five requirements, including consent and written notification. Part Two of this series will examine potential risks and mitigation strategies.

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  • WBS Partner Presents on Real Estate Issues

    Real Estate and Corporate Practice Group Partner, Andy Arons, had the pleasure of leading a presentation at the IICLE Family Law Institute regarding real estate and contractual issues arising in co-habitation agreements between unmarried partners. Andy would like to thank his co-presenter, family law attorney Candace Meyers and the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education for the opportunity. For more information on the event, please visit: and for more information on Andy, please visit:

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