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John N. Vanarthos – Norris McLaughlin, P.A., Attorneys at Law

John N. Vanarthos

Member | New Jersey

John N. Vanarthos, a Member of the firm and former Chair, concentrates his practice on business law, mergers & acquisitions, and international law. Since 1987, John has devoted his practice to helping companies, both large and small, with their business legal needs.

As a business lawyer, John represents and counsels the firm’s business clients in a wide range of commercial transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, corporate partnerships, and other strategic alliances.

John’s mergers and acquisitions experience includes a significant number of transactions representing both buyers and sellers of flavor and fragrance companies. He also has substantial experience handling deals in the pharmaceutical, medical device manufacturing, chemical, and health care industries, among others.

He advises high-tech companies in the areas of technology licensing, information management, and product development.

John serves as counsel for the United States operations of foreign-based corporations, with responsibility for all legal issues in the U.S., including general business operations, contract and tax matters, litigation management, and employee relations.

Over the years, John has represented numerous individual entrepreneurs and startup companies. He has strategically guided them from idea conception to exit strategy, solving their legal problems along the way.

John is a frequent speaker and author on a wide range of business law topics, which are relevant to the firm’s clients.

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  • “Distribution & Sales Agent Agreements: Basic Concepts, Issues & Challenges,” Norris McLaughlin, P.A., Bridgewater, New Jersey, June 2, 2015
  • “What’s Your Business Worth and Why Should You Care?” Bedminster, NJ, October 4, 2012
  • “Maximizing Value from Your Biggest Asset,” Norris McLaughlin, P.A., Bridgewater, New Jersey, November 29, 2011
  • Beware! The “Other” Side of the LSRP Program, Norris McLaughlin, P.A., Bridgewater, New Jersey, March 25, 2010
  • Selling Your Business: Prepare Now For What Lies Ahead,” New Jersey Office of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., March 21, 2007

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