Sealing The Deal: Weil Gets $11B AMR Merger Off The Ground

Law360, New York (March 20, 2013, 4:59 PM EDT) -- Helping one of the largest U.S. airlines go from hemorrhaging money and being trapped in bankruptcy to the cusp of an $11 billion merger that would create the world's largest carrier required an interdisciplinary legal effort that has taken nearly 18 months, and Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP has been up to the task.

Weil was tapped to represent American Airlines Inc. parent AMR Corp. and its U.S. subsidiaries in a sprawling Chapter 11 bankruptcy case in New York. AMR spiraled into bankruptcy in late November 2011,...
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