Mr. Breheny heads Skadden's SEC Reporting and Compliance practice. He concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and other securities matters. Mr. Breheny formerly served as Chief of the SEC’s Office of Mergers and Acquisitions and Deputy Director of the Division of Corporation Finance. While at the SEC, he assisted the Commission with its consideration of a number of key rulemaking matters, including director nominations and proxy voting. Before the SEC, Mr. Breheny worked at another international law firm in its New York and London offices. He began his career at KPMG as a certified public accountant.