Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is combining with Arbis LLP, a boutique law firm with offices in London and Geneva that features a strong energy practice, to give the U.S. firm its first international offices.
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP represented Lenovo Group Ltd. in its purchase of Google Inc.’s Motorola Mobility phone unit for $2.91 billion. Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP advised Google on the deal.
Deutsche Telekom AG, advised by Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, K&L Gates LLP and Wiley Rein LLP, agreed to combine its T- Mobile USA unit with MetroPCS Communications Inc. to create a bigger rival to market leader Verizon Wireless, after failing to sell the business to AT&T Inc. last year.
Mark Nelson , a deal lawyer who left Jakarta after the 1998 collapse of Indonesia’s government and economy, now finds it hard to get back to the country to advise companies that have raised billions from investors this year.