Mergers and Acquisitions

Recent projects in which I have provided communications regulatory advice or led the transaction include:

  • The acquisition of TelTech Systems, Inc. by IAC
  • The sale of a Midwest provider of cloud-based applications and communication services to a provider of enterprise-class unified communications and collaboration solutions
  • The sale of the northeastern portion of a master agent’s nationwide business

In eleven years at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP, I was a key member of teams that provided communications regulatory and antitrust advice, often including due diligence services, in dozens of transactions, including:


  • The acquisition of Ameritech by SBC Corp.
  • The acquisition of Comsat by Lockheed-Martin Corp.
  • The acquisition of Sterling Commerce by SBC Corp.
  • The acquisition of Mannesman by Vodafone Corp.
  • The acquisition of North Point Communications, Inc. by Verizon Communications

Telecom/Technology Stock Offerings

  • KPNQwest B.V., the European joint venture of Qwest and KPN, B.V., the incumbent telecommunications operator in the Netherlands
  • Cosmote Mobile Telecommunications S.A., the largest Greek wireless operator
  • Telenor ASA, the incumbent telecommunications operator in Norway
  • Tele1 Europe Holding A.B., a competitive communications provider in the Scandinavian countries
  • ZTel Technologies, Inc., a competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC)
  • NextLevel, Inc., a manufacturer of broadband services equipment
  • American Communications Services, Inc., a CLEC

Telecom/Technology Financings

  • KPNQwest BV
  • Tele1 Europe B.V.
  • Network Plus, Inc.
  • Focal Communications, Inc.
  • Allegiance Telecom, Inc.
  • Net2000 Communications, Inc.
  • NextLink Communications, Inc.
  • CoreComm Communications, Inc.
  • USN Communications, Inc.