July 03, 2014
Weil was recognized as Transaction Team of the Year for Media, Technology & Telecoms by Legal 500 as part of its inaugural U.S. Awards for 2014. Examples of recent major deals in this sector that the Firm worked on include advising DIRECTV in its $67.1 billion acquisition by AT&T; Facebook in its $19 Billion acquisition of WhatsApp; Oracle in its $5.3 billion agreement to acquire MICROS Systems; and Lenovo in its $2.9 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility.
Weil was recently ranked by Legal 500 United States 2014 as a top law firm in the Technology: Outsourcing, Technology: Transactions, and Telecoms and Broadcast: Transactional categories.The Legal 500 U.S. Awards are based on the opinions of the 250,000 in-house lawyers that Legal 500 contacts throughout the year, and the in-depth research that their team conducts into law firms.