Eric Krautheimer is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Sullivan & Cromwell and is a member of the Firm’s General Practice Group.
For 25 years, Mr. Krautheimer has successfully represented many of the largest and most prominent corporations on a wide range of domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions transactions, including negotiated and hostile acquisitions of public companies, negotiated sales of private companies, subsidiaries and divisions, private equity transactions, leveraged buy-outs, formation of joint ventures and asset sales. Mr. Krautheimer has extensive experience representing buyers, sellers and financial advisers across a wide range of industries, including consumer and retail, financial services, healthcare and life sciences, sports and entertainment, technology and telecommunications.
Highly regarded as one of the elite M&A lawyers on the West Coast, Mr. Krautheimer has been twice named American Lawyer’s “Dealmaker of the Year” for advising AT&T in its spin-off of WarnerMedia (the largest media and entertainment deal of 2021) and its acquisition of Time Warner and “Dealmaker of the Week” for advising AT&T in its proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom AG. He has been recognized by leading legal publications, including Chambers USA, Daily Journal, Lawdragon and Legal 500.
- “Spin-Offs: Frequently Asked Questions,” Deal Lawyers (2016) (co-author)
- Board Member, Fulfillment Fund