20 November 2007 -- Mayer Brown represented Dobson Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: DCEL), a provider of rural and suburban wireless communications services under the Cellular One brand, in the completion of its sale to AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) in an all cash transaction valued at approximately $2.8 billion.

Completion of the Dobson transaction, announced November 15, 2007, comes after an extensive review process, which included approval by or filings with two states, the US Department of Justice and the Federal Communications Commission.

The Mayer Brown team included Paul Theiss, Michael Murray, Christian Fabian, Bruce Perce, Corporate; Employee Benefits; Bradford Stanley, Corporate; John Lawlor, Finance; Thomas Bottomlee, Tax; Mark McLaughlin, Antitrust; Susan Charles, Environmental Law; all from the Chicago office; Maureen Gorman, Employee Benefits; Palo Alto and Scott Perlman, Antitrust; Washington, DC.