M&A Group Of The Year: Weil Gotshal

Law360, New York (January 9, 2012, 6:35 PM EST) -- With its full-service approach to deals, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP's mergers and acquisitions team attracted serious business in 2011, including representing Sanofi-Aventis SA in its $20.1 billion Genzyme Corp. takeover and Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP in a $37.8 billion buy, earning the firm a spot on Law360's list of M&A Groups of 2011.

The two deals ranked among the top five biggest of 2011, affirming the 250-lawyer group's reputation as one of the most important in the industry.

Michael J. Aiello, a New York-based...
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