AT&T Seeks Trial In DOJ Case Over T-Mobile Deal

Law360, New York (September 21, 2011, 8:04 PM EDT) -- AT&T Inc. won't move to dismiss the U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust case over its proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA Inc., preferring to proceed toward trial, AT&T counsel told a judge Wednesday in Washington, according to a lawyer familiar with the case.

U.S. District Judge Ellen S. Huvelle set a Feb. 13 trial date in the suit, which was filed at the end of August and aims to block the proposed merger. AT&T spokesman Michael Balmoris said Wednesday that the company was glad to...
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