Dealmakers of the Week: Wm. Randolph Smith of Crowell & Moring and Richard Rosen of Arnold & Porter
Jul.27.2015 — The American Lawyer
Washington, D.C.-based partner and chair of the firm's Antitrust Group, Wm. Randolph "Randy" Smith, is featured as one of The American Lawyer's "Dealmakers of the Week." The article focuses on Smith's role in heading off potential challenges from the Justice Department and securing AT&T's mega-deal to purchase satellite television operator DIRECTV for $48.5 billion in cash and stock. Smith noted a "feeling of pride [in bringing] the transaction to a conclusion, a sentiment he added that will be particularly poignant when he "starts to see the benefits in the real world."