Sealing The Deal: O'Melveny Gets Pilots On Board AMR Deal

Law360, New York (March 21, 2013, 6:01 PM EDT) -- In order to ease the way for its landmark $11 billion marriage to American Airlines Inc., U.S. Airways Group Inc. turned to labor experts at O'Melveny & Myers LLP, who managed to get the pilots unions of both carriers on board by hammering out a deal that brought certainty to the airlines and economic benefits to the pilots.

As U.S. Airways smelled an opportunity to create the world's largest airline by merging with bankrupt American Airlines parent AMR Corp., it turned to its longtime counsel at...
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