Fried Frank Represents BellSouth Corporation in $85 Billion Merger with AT&T Inc.

Fried Frank Represents BellSouth Corporation in $85 Billion Merger with AT&T Inc.

Fried Frank represented BellSouth Corporation in its merger with AT&T Inc., a deal estimated to be worth $85 billion with a market capitalization approaching $170 billion. The deal, approved by federal regulators yesterday, was the largest of 2006, and will create the largest telecommunications company in the world.

The Fried Frank team was led by corporate partners Arthur Fleischer Jr., Peter S. Golden and Philip Richter and included corporate partner Warren de Wied, tax partner Alan Kaden (DC), intellectual property and technology partner Henry Lebowitz, executive compensation and employee benefits partner Jonathan F. Lewis, and litigation partner Richard M. Schwartz.

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