Most Admired Attys: Jones Day's Joe Sims

Law360, New York (August 25, 2010, 12:57 PM EDT) -- To win approval for the 2008 merger between XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. and Sirius Satellite Radio Inc., Joe Sims of Jones Day deftly applied traditional antitrust arguments to a deal that critics said created a monopoly in a cutting-edge industry, earning him a spot on Law360's list of the 10 Most Admired Competition Attorneys.

The transaction, involving the only two companies that offered satellite radio, got intense scrutiny from regulators. But Sims argued other factors would prevent the new company from engaging in anti-competitive conduct,...
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