We have extensive experience advising on large-scale, bet-the-company cases, and we are widely recognized for our ability to represent clients on their most critical litigation issues. The firm can rapidly assemble a focused, integrated and efficient team to address all important aspects of a client’s problem and to handle numerous cases in multiple jurisdictions and forums, including international disputes.
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In today's legal and regulatory environment, litigation can threaten a company's very existence. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and affiliates ("Skadden") has extensive experience with such large-scale, "bet-the-company" matters, and we are widely recognized for our ability to handle our clients' most critical litigation issues. The firm can rapidly assemble a focused, integrated and efficient team to address all important aspects of a client's problem and to handle numerous cases in multiple jurisdictions and forums. We are responsible for numerous U.S. Supreme Court decisions that have shaped various areas of law.
Our Litigation Group comprises approximately 600 attorneys throughout the firm's offices worldwide, and Skadden attorneys are admitted to practice throughout the United States as well as in more than 30 other countries and territories. Our international experience and numerous multilingual attorneys enable us to effectively represent non-U.S. plaintiffs and defendants in U.S. judicial proceedings. We represent clients in trial and appellate courts at the federal and state level, before administrative tribunals, and in arbitrations and other dispute resolution proceedings. We also represent clients in proceedings involving government agencies, such as the Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Attorney General's Office, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the New York Stock Exchange, the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the U.S. Department of Labor and the Internal Revenue Service.