Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates

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Firm profile for Global 2021

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Firm Overview:
Serving clients in every major financial centre, Skadden is one of the world’s leading law firms, with 22 offices, more than 1,700 attorneys and 50-plus practice areas. The firm’s diversified practice enables it to offer solutions to the most challenging legal issues in virtually every area of corporate law, providing the specific legal advice clients need to compete most effectively in a global business environment. Skadden represents approximately 50% of the Fortune 250 industrial and service corporations, as well as financial and governmental entities; small, entrepreneurial companies; and cultural, educational and charitable institutions, advising on a wide variety of high-profile transactions, regulatory matters, and litigation and controversy issues.

The Americas:
Skadden’s attorneys in North America — Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Houston, Palo Alto, Toronto, Washington, D.C. and Wilmington — coordinate across offices and practices worldwide to provide an experienced, dedicated group skilled at overcoming the challenges clients face. Skadden’s clients range from a variety of small, entrepreneurial companies to a substantial number of the 500 largest US corporations and many of the leading global companies. Skadden has represented numerous governments, many of the largest banks — including virtually all of the leading investment banks — and major insurance and financial services companies.

Skadden has had a dedicated Latin America Group since 1990, significantly longer than most major law firms. The group has advised clients on a significant number of matters throughout the region, including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, international banking matters, project financings, private equity transactions, restructurings, privatisations, and international arbitration and complex litigation matters. Skadden represents many major Latin American and international companies, investment banks and financial institutions, including underwriters and issuers, and individual directors and officers in some of the largest, most high-profile transactions and disputes in Latin America.

The firm has worked in more than 20 countries throughout the region, including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela and the commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Asia Pacific:
With attorneys residing in Beijing, Hong Kong,* Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore* and Tokyo, Skadden has the resources to handle the largest and most complex matters involving entities throughout Asia Pacific. On the corporate side, Skadden advises on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, as well as the competition law issues raised in multinational M&A; capital markets matters; investment management; and banking transactions. Skadden provides the full range of international dispute resolution services across the region, and its attorneys also counsel on internal investigations; enforcement actions; and related governance, disclosure and litigation matters. The firm’s attorneys also focus on a wide range of energy and infrastructure projects and real estate-related transactions. Skadden has handled matters in Australia, Bangladesh, mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. *The firm’s Hong Kong office operates as Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and its Singapore office operates as Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Singapore) LLP.

Europe:
Skadden established a European presence more than 30 years ago with the opening of its London office, followed by offices located in Paris, Brussels, Frankfurt, Munich and Moscow. This network leverages the firm to lead some of the most important pan-European deals, driving inbound and outbound investment. The firm delivers highly efficient and cost-effective client service through teams that offer combined US, English, French, German and Russian law advice in the following core practice areas: M&A, capital markets, private equity, banking and finance, corporate restructuring, investment management, tax, insurance, government enforcement and white collar crime, international litigation and arbitration, EU competition, financial regulatory, employment, and IP, IT, data protection and cybersecurity.

Middle East & Africa:
Africa:
Skadden has worked with businesses and governments in Africa for more than 20 years and continues to be retained in high-profile matters, including corporate transactions, arbitration and litigation disputes, and energy and infrastructure projects.

Israel: Skadden advises Israeli companies doing business and raising capital outside Israel and non-Israeli companies and individuals doing business in Israel.

Middle East: Skadden’s attorneys provide clients doing business in the Middle East with seamless legal services, advising on corporate, litigation and arbitration, and investigation matters throughout the region.

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This firm is also ranked in:

USA 2020 UK 2021 Europe 2021 Asia-Pacific 2021 Latin America 2021 High Net Worth 2020 FinTech 2021

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Law and Practice

Fintech 2021 in USA

Authors: Alex Drylewski, Jeffrey Brill, Heather Cruz, Sven Mickisch, Stuart Levi

Law and Practice

Insolvency 2020 in USA

Authors: Paul Leake, Christine A Okike

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Insolvency 2020 in Introduction

Authors: Paul Leake, Christine Okike

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Stephan Hutter
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Belgium

Competition: EU


Bill Batchelor
Band 4
Frederic Depoortere
Band 2
Ingrid Vandenborre
Band 2
China

Capital Markets (International Firms)


Jonathan B Stone
Foreign expert for Indonesia, Foreign expert for Philippines

Capital Markets: Debt (International Firms)


Jonathan B Stone
Band 3

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John N Estes IIIEnergy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
Band 1
Karyl Nairn QCArbitration (International)
Gregg A NoelCapital Markets: Debt & Equity: Western United States
Stephan HutterCapital Markets: Equity
Steven C SunshineCompetition/Antitrust
Paola LozanoCorporate/M&A
Charles W Mulaney JrCorporate/M&A (International & Cross-Border)
Kenton J KingCorporate/M&A (International & Cross-Border)
Paul SchnellCorporate/M&A (International & Cross-Border)
Scott V SimpsonCorporate/M&A (International & Cross-Border)
Karyl Nairn QCDispute Resolution: International Arbitration
Allison R SchneirovPrivate Equity: Buyouts
Band 2
Julie BédardArbitration (International)
Karyl Nairn QCArbitration (International)
Alexey KiyashkoCapital Markets
Dmitri V KovalenkoCapital Markets

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