New York, NY, July 24, 2012 – Davis & Gilbert acted as lead counsel to the world’s first online weather service, Weather Underground, in its acquisition by industry leader and competitor, The Weather Channel Companies. The acquisition, which resulted in the combination of two of the largest and most revered weather outlets, was announced publicly on July 2, 2012 and closed on July 13, 2012. Weather Underground, which runs the website wunderground.com, is known for providing the most comprehensive and reliable weather information available.
The team was led by Curt C. Myers, Co-Chair of the Corporate Practice Group, and also consisted of David G. Lehv, Corporate Partner; Joseph A. DiMiceli, Corporate Partner; Brian Gallagher, Tax Partner; Derek Nelson, Benefits & Compensation Counsel; Jonathan Sagot, Corporate Associate; Anjali Bonner, Corporate Associate; Anjali Shenoy, Corporate Associate; Mario Mendolaro, Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Associate; and Seth Chaikin, Real Estate Group Associate.
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