Bloomberg Law
Jan. 17, 2020, 10:45 AM

Turner’s Law Department Evolves After AT&T Deal

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

AT&T Inc.'s takeover of Time Warner Inc. has led to a wave of buyouts, promotions and exits among lawyers within what was once Ted Turner’s media empire.

The departed include Louise “Weezie” Sams, a former executive vice president and general counsel at Atlanta-based Turner Broadcasting Systems Inc.

Sams isn’t retiring altogether: She joined the board of directors of CoStar Group Inc., the property intelligence and commercial real estate listing service announced last week.

Turner’s media empire, which included cable networks like CNN, TBS, and the Cartoon Network, has now been divided up within separate units of New York-based Warner Media ...

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