Corporate: Mark Morton, Michael Pittenger, and associate Pamela Millard. (All are in Wilmington.) MoFo's Lipkin tapped Potter as Delaware counsel. Sprint will be reincorporated in Delaware as part of the deal.
Corporate: William Wood II and associate Francis Baalman. (Both are in Wichita.) Sprint Nextel is incorporated in Kansas.
For target Sprint Nextel Corporation (Overland, Kansas)
General counsel Charles Wunsch, senior counselM&A Todd Barfield and Michael Ragsdale, senior counselsecurities and governance Stefan Schnopp, counselsecurities and governance Aisha Reynolds and Katie True-Awtry, senior vice presidentgovernment affairs Vonya McCann, vice presidentsales and distribution Michael Allen, vice presidentintellectual property Harley Ball, vice presidentcorporate transactions and business John Chapman, vice presidentlitigation Susan "Sue" Haller, and vice presidentsecurities and governance Timothy "Tim" O'Grady.
M&A: Thomas Kennedy and Jeremy London. Corporate finance: Yossi Vebman. Banking: Stephanie Teicher. Antitrust: Steven Sunshine and Matthew Hendrickson. Executive compensation and benefits: Regina Olshan. Tax: Dean Shulman. CFIUS issues: Ivan Schlager. Telecommunications law: Antoinette "Toni" Cook Bush. (All are in New York, except for Washington, D.C.based London, Sunshine, Schlager, and Cook Bush.) Skadden represented Sprint last year in its opposition to AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile, a deal the parties abandoned in the face of opposition from the U.S. antitrust authorities.
Lawler, Metzger, Keeney & Logan:
Telecommunications: Regina "Gina" Keeney, Charles "Buck" Logan, and A. Richard Metzger Jr. (All are in Washington, D.C.)