Fleet of US firms advise on $11bn American Airlines merger

Burton, Lucy
February 2013
Lawyer (Online Edition);2/15/2013, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports on the appointment of Weil Gotshal & Manages and Latham & Watkins LLP as counsel on U.S. Airways merge with the bankrupt parent company of American Airlines, AMR Corp. It states that Weil New York partner Tom Roberts and bankruptcy partner Stephen Karotkin led a team for AMR, with Jones Day representing American Airlines as antitrust counsel. It notes that Weil's instruction followed its appointment as AMR's primary bankruptcy counsel in November 2011.


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