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NEW YORK, March 9 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Netwo…

NEW YORK, March 9 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network — Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, one of the world’s leading law firms, advised Great Lakes Chemical Corporation (GLK) in its agreement to merge with Crompton Corporation (CK). The transaction is valued at $1.8 billion, and will create the third-largest publicly traded U.S. specialty chemicals company.

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP is an international law firm of more than 1,200
attorneys, including approximately 300 partners. Weil Gotshal is
headquartered in New York, with offices in Austin, Boston, Brussels, Budapest,
Dallas, Frankfurt, Houston, London, Miami, Munich, Paris, Prague, Shanghai,
Silicon Valley, Singapore, Warsaw, Wilmington and Washington, D.C.

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Corporate
Partners: Thomas A. Roberts (New York); R. Jay Tabor (Dallas)
Associates: Daniel K. Bae, Cinthia J.Trajtenberg (New York); Lindsay
Germano (Dallas)

Tax
Partner: Martin Pollack (New York)
Associate: Jen Zheng (New York)

Antitrust
Partner: Steven Newborn (Washington, D.C.)
Associate: Carrie Anderson (Washington D.C.)

Benefits
Partner: Andrew Gaines (New York)
Associate: Jill Chesler (New York)

Environmental
Partner: Annemargaret Connolly (Washington D.C.)
Associate: Connie Ericson (New York)

British MP George Galloway and his opponent the Daily Telegraph will leave no stone unturned to sort out what could be a spectacular libel case.