Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom and its Italian "best friend" Chiomenti Studio Legale have terminated their exclusive strategic alliance after seven years. Skadden said in a statement that the firms will continue to
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Davis Polk & Wardwell, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom and Sullivan & Cromwell have scored lead roles on Citigroup’s acquisition of Wachovia’s banking operations...
Slaughter and May took the top spot in the UK for the third consecutive year. The top-ten UK law firms for prestige, as ranked in the 2009 Vault Guide to the Top 50 UK Law Firms are as follows: 1 Slaughter and
SJ Berwin has taken over from Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom as main UK law firm for luggage maker Samsonite. Skadden had been Samsonite’s counsel firm for 15 years.
Elite Manhattan firms Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom have taken lead roles on Mars’ merger with rival confectionary group Wm Wrigley Jr Co – one of the largest M&A deals of the year
As the credit crisis drove first-quarter U.S. mergers and acquisitions down 54 percent to $248.1 billion from $536.3 billion last year, deal volume in Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa rose 39 percent, from
To redress what it terms a "persistent lack of diversity" in the legal profession, one of the nation's largest corporate law firms will commit $9.6 million over the next decade toward an honors program designed to
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom celebrated its 60th anniversary and named 25 new partners based in 11 different offices. A record number of partners have been to Skadden's London office this year, with three being
2007 was the best year yet for the nation's largest law firms. The top 50 U.S. firms generated a total of $46.6 billion in revenue in 2007, a 16 percent increase over the 2006 total of $40.3 billion, according to this
Unauthorized blog contest to pick Skadden's 'hottest female associate' provokes chilly response from law firm brass Who's the hottest young woman lawyer at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom? Last week that question
It's associate bonus season for many Washington, D.C., law firms, and the numbers are trickling in. At a few firms, D.C. associates may be getting an extra check that will top $100,000. Hogan & Hartson Associates can
US law firms are throwing their financial muscle behind the Democrats’ attempts to reach the White House, with the legal sector providing more funding to the party’s leading candidates than any other industry. DLA
Although Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom has been in Moscow since 1992, its office in the Russian capital is still rather modest. Around 30 attorneys handle a typical Skadden diet of high-end corporate finance work.
The magic circle have this year all but sewn up the European M&A market between them off the back of the $193bn Rio Tinto, $99bn ABN Amro and $19bn Boots KKR megadeals, reported service provider Thomson Financial's
New York-based Sullivan & Cromwell has led the global M&A advisory rankings each year since 2003. So its No. 1 position in 2007 was hardly a surprise. More notable, perhaps, was the big jump by Allen & Overy, which is