Yahoo Taps 4 Firms On Road To $4.83B Sale To Verizon

Law360, New York (July 25, 2016, 8:58 PM EDT) -- Yahoo tapped four law firms to guide the flagging California tech giant through the $4.83 billion sale of its core business to Verizon, drawing on their expertise to champion a challenging and highly public auction process that was spurred by activist pressure.

Monday's sale of Yahoo Inc.'s core assets to Verizon Wireless caps off a contentious and highly scrutinized fight over how to drive value at the technology giant, which has continued to fall behind its competitors.

With the stakes high, Yahoo leaned on Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and Weil Gotshal & Manges...

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