Skadden is representing Permira Advisers Ltd., along with a group of Canadian investors, in their $1.1 billion acquisition of Atrium Innovations Inc.
Skadden earned top honors for the "Best Use of Technology" at the British Legal Awards on November 28.
Skadden is representing Devon Energy Corporation in its $6 billion acquisition of GeoSouthern Energy's holdings in the Eagle Ford shale formation in Texas.
Skadden again ranked as the No. 1 firm in the country for innovation in the legal sector in the Financial Times’ annual “US Innovative Lawyers” report, published November 21.
Skadden secured the dismissal of a False Claims Act qui tam action filed against Ascension Health and three affiliated Tennessee hospitals alleging the defendants submitted false claims to Medicare for ultrasound tests that did not meet local coverage criteria.
Skadden is the top-ranked firm in BTI Consulting's "Client Service A-Team 2014" report, published on November 19. The report discusses the law firms that, according to BTI, corporate counsel say deliver the best client service.
Skadden is representing JLL Partners in a series of transactions aggregating $2.6 billion with Royal DSM, a Dutch chemicals and nutrition company, and Patheon Inc.
Skadden successfully represented the independent directors of Inland American Real Estate Investment Trust in a class action that challenged the value of shares sold to investors through a distribution reinvestment plan.
Skadden was one of three firms to receive The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association's inaugural "Law Firm Diversity Award" during the organization's annual convention on November 7-10.
Skadden advised the unsecured creditors committee of AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, Inc., in settling litigation brought by the U.S. Justice Department and numerous state attorneys general challenging the merger of AMR and US Airways.