Partner and Co-Head of the Firm’s Transactions practice Frederick Green has been recognized as a 2018 Mergers & Acquisitions “Trailblazer,” by The National Law Journal.
In a special supplement to NLJ published today, Mr. Green is recognized among a group of M&A attorneys.
Mr. Green’s previous representation of NYNEX (now Verizon) in its “merger of equals” with Bell Atlantic, the second-largest deal in U.S. corporate history and the first major transaction to adopt the SEC’s plain English’ initiative for proxy disclosure, was noted, along with his work on some of the most significant mergers in recent years, including the merger of Hughes Aircraft with Raytheon, the sale of Hughes’ satellite business to Boeing, DirecTV’s $67 billion merger with AT&T, Takata in its sale to Key Safety Systems and Straight Path’s acquisition by Verizon for $3.1 billion.
Mr. Green is the 14th Weil partner since late 2015 to be named an NLJ Trailblazer in his or her respective field of expertise. The other honorees are: White Collar Defense, Regulatory and Investigations Co-Head Christopher Garcia (White Collar, Regulatory & Compliance); Patent Litigation partner Edward Reines (Intellectual Property); Securities Litigation Practice Co-Head John Neuwirth (Litigation); Antitrust partner Jeffrey Perry (Antitrust); Litigation Department Co-Chair Jonathan Polkes (Litigation); Litigation Department Co-Chair David Lender (Litigation); Corporate Department Chairman Michael Aiello (Mergers & Acquisitions); Co-Head of the Antitrust/Competition practice Steven Newborn (Antitrust); Head of the IP & Media practice R. Bruce Rich (Litigation); Co-Head of the Firm’s Cybersecurity, Data Privacy & Information Management Group Randi Singer (Cybersecurity & Data Privacy); Co-Head of the Firm’s White Collar Defense, Regulatory and Investigations Group Steven Tyrrell (White Collar Crime); Head of the Environmental practice Annemargaret Connolly (Energy & Environmental); and Antitrust partner Steven Bernstein (Antitrust).
You can read the profile and access the full supplement here.