M&A Group Of The Year: Weil Gotshal

Law360, New York (January 15, 2014, 5:06 PM EST) -- Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP's merger and acquisitions group leveraged its collective experience to create innovative structures for complex deals, like Applied Materials Inc.'s $29 billion merger with Tokyo Electron Ltd., and handle shareholder activism, like Bill Ackman's short bet on Herbalife Ltd., landing the team on Law360's M&A Practice Groups of the Year.

The team had an “incredibly strong year,” said Michael Aiello, who heads the firm's corporate department. The group's 600 global attorneys teamed up to handle some of 2013's most noteworthy deals....
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