EI Principal John R. Morris Leads EI Team Representing Mirant Corporation and RRI Energy Inc. in Their Recent Merger to Form GenOn Energy.

The Department of Justice has completed its review of the companies’ proposed merger and has closed its investigation.  Dr. Morris represented both companies in their respective filings.  Dr. Morris leads the energy practice at EI and has consulted on several merger filings at the Department of Justice, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and other antitrust agencies.  Dr. Morris’s team at EI included EI Senior Vice President Richard Shin and EI Senior Economists Lona Fowdur, Allison Holt, Su Sun, Gale Mosteller and Clarissa Yeap.  RRI Energy Inc. was represented by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom LLP and Mirant Corporation was represented by King & Spalding LLP.