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12.17.14

Ladder Capital Corp Announces Plan to Pursue REIT Election

Skadden is advising Ladder Capital Corp in its plans to elect real estate investment trust status.

12.17.14

Tremont Wins Affirmance of Dismissal of Madoff Investor Complaint

Skadden secured another victory on December 16 on behalf of Tremont Group Holdings, Inc. in ongoing litigation arising out of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme.

12.16.14

Consortium Led by BC Partners to Acquire PetSmart

Skadden is advising Longview Asset Management, LLC as a stockholder of PetSmart, Inc., in PetSmart's $8.7 billon acquisition by a consortium led by BC Partners, Inc.

12.11.14

2015 Skadden Fellows Named

Skadden has announced its 2015 class of Skadden Fellows, a group of 28 graduating law students and judicial clerks who are devoting the next two years of their professional careers to public interest work.

12.09.14

Hong Kong Office Receives 'Distinguished Pro Bono Law Firm Award'

The Hong Kong office was given the "2014 Distinguished Pro Bono Law Firm Award” by the Law Society of Hong Kong on December 5.

12.08.14

Leading French Corporate Lawyer Olivier Diaz Joins Skadden in Paris

Skadden, Arps is pleased to announce that Olivier Diaz, one of France's most highly regarded corporate and M&A practitioners, will join our Paris office as a partner to further enhance the firm’s market-leading M&A capabilities. He also will become part of the firm's global Corporate Group.

12.08.14

Firm Again Named Among 'Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality'

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation again named Skadden as one of the "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality."

12.08.14

Hawaiian Electric to be Acquired by NextEra

We are advising Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. in its $4.3 billion acquisition by NextEra Energy, Inc.

12.04.14

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Acquires Avanir Pharmaceuticals

Skadden is representing Tokyo-based Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. in its $3.5 billion acquisition of Avanir Pharmaceuticals.

12.04.14

Skadden Again Ranked Among Financial Times' Most Innovative Firms

The Financial Times ranked Skadden second in the 2014 U.S./North America "Innovative Lawyers" report.

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