On Tuesday, The Am Law Daily asked which firms stood to lose litigation work if Washington Mutual collapsed. Now, with word that WaMu is on the auction block, it's time to ask a different question: Who's advising it on a possible sale to JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo or other potential suitors? All signs would point to Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. The firm has represented WaMu on all but one of the thrift institution's major corporate transactions since 2004.
Which Firm Might Be on a Potential WaMu Sale?
The American Lawyer
September 19, 2008