U.S. Trust Deal Brokered By Wachtell, Howard Rice

Law360, New York (November 20, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Bank of America’s $3.3 billion acquisition of U.S. Trust, the private-banking arm of discount broker Charles Schwab, was shepherded by lawyers with long-term relationships with the two financial institutions.

Schwab’s outside counsel Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin of San Francisco represented the company in the transaction, the firm said. Wachtell Lipton acted for Bank of America in the deal.

“Our relationship with Schwab goes back more than 25 years and we have represented them on every significant transaction since 1980. It is a particular...
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