Daily News: November 18, 2013

Hastings Advised AMR’s American Airlines in Settlement Deal

Paul Hastings announced that it advised AMR’s American Airlines in the settlement that resolved the antitrust action brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, the States of Arizona, Florida, Michigan and Tennessee, the Commonwealths of Pennsylvania and Virginia, and the District of Columbia challenging the merger of AMR and US Airways.

The settlement allows American Airlines and US Airways to proceed with their planned $17 billion merger, which will create the world’s largest carrier by passenger volume.

The Paul Hastings litigation team included Washington D.C.-based partners MJ Moltenbrey, Scott M. Flicker, and Jeremy P. Evans, as well as associates Samer M. Musallam, Timothy S. Longman and Robert E. Zuver.

Previously on abfjournal: WSJ: AMR, US Airways Reach Settlement on Merger, November 13, 2013