Acquisition of Global Space & Defense Manufacturer

Ohio counsel to Northrop Grumman in its acquisition of TRW, a global manufacturer headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, in a transaction valued at approximately $7.8 billion, plus the assumption of TRW's net debt at the time of closing.  The combination positioned Northrop Grumman as the nation's second largest defense contractor and helped them join the ranks of the Fortune 100.