Wilson Sonsini Atty To Head AT&T, T-Mobile FCC Review

Law360, Los Angeles (May 17, 2011, 9:58 PM EDT) -- The Federal Communications Commission announced Tuesday that a Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC partner will head the working team reviewing AT&T Inc.’s planned $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA Inc. from Deutsche Telekom AG.

The move will place Renata Hesse, a noted technology antitrust attorney and former U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division section chief, at the forefront of the FCC’s review of a mega-merger which, if approved, will shrink the number of competitors in the U.S. wireless market to three.

“Renata’s wealth of legal...
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