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Frumkin’s Latest ‘Merger’: Penn Law Board of Overseers

Joseph Frumkin L'85Joseph Frumkin, L’85, a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell, has been appointed to the Board of Overseers.

A partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group since 1994, Frumkin has represented principals in many of the largest M&A transactions in history. He represented TXU in its acquisition by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. and the Texas Pacific Group and Cingular in its acquisition of AT&T Wireless, the two largest ever U.S. cash acquisitions. In addition, he represented Endesa in its acquisition by Enel and Acciona, the largest ever European cash acquisition.

American Lawyer magazine named him “Dealmaker of the Year” in 2004 for his work on the Cingular-AT&T Wireless transaction. His work has been recognized by numerous other publications. Frumkin is co-chair of Penn Law’s Institute for Law and Economics.