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Los Angeles, California 90071
With a 30-year history in Southern California, the Los Angeles office of Skadden, Arps represents U.S.-based and multi-national clients, including a wide variety of California-based Fortune 500, middle-market and privately held companies in industries as diverse as the region.
Skadden’s Los Angeles office leverages the firm’s global network to provide outstanding legal counsel. Our attorneys advise on a range of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, private equity and restructurings. Our litigation practice comprises a high-profile trial group and advises on securities class and derivative actions, white collar and government enforcement litigation. Additional areas of practice include banking, executive compensation and benefits, labor and employment law, real estate and tax. Through our collaboration with Skadden’s Palo Alto office, clients benefit from additional counsel in the areas of intellectual property transactions and IP litigation.
Daily Journal Names Its "Top Women Lawyers"
Two Los Angeles attorneys were recognized among the Daily Journal's list of "Top Women Lawyers." Real Estate partner Meryl Chae was recognized for her work on behalf of Westfield America and DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners LP, and Litigation partner Harriet Posner was honored for her representations of Wells Fargo, American Apparel, Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc., and Feihe International Inc.
California Lawyer Names Ronda McKaig Among Its 2013 "Attorneys of the Year"
Three Los Angeles litigators were recognized among California Lawyer’s 2013 "Attorneys of the Year." Counsel Ronda McKaig, former counsel Matthew Umhofer and associate Jennifer LaGrange were recognized in the Pro Bono category for their representation of Planned Parenthood in a False Claims Act case.
Law360 Names Recognizes Peter Morrison as a 2013 "Rising Star"
For the third consecutive year, Litigation partner Peter Morrison was named a "Rising Star" by Law360. Mr. Morrison is one of only two attorneys nationwide to be recognized on this list, which recognizes "attorneys under 40 whose legal accomplishments belie their age."
Daily Journal Names Its "Top 100"
Two Los Angeles partners have been named to The Daily Journal’s "Top 100," an annual list of California’s leading lawyers: Los Angeles office leader and corporate partner Brian McCarthy and litigation partner Tom Nolan. Mr. McCarthy was recognized for his work on behalf of Freedom Communications Inc., and Mr. Nolan was honored for his representation of Toyota Motor Corp. and Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. in ongoing litigation.
Karen Corman Named Among Daily Journal's "Top 75 Labor & Employment Lawyers" in California
Labor and Employment partner Karen Corman was once again named to the Daily Journal's list of "Top 75 Labor & Employment Lawyers" in California. The publication highlighted Ms. Corman's work on the employment aspects of Broadcom Corp.'s acquisition of Broadlight Inc. and her volunteer participation in the Civil Referee Assisted Settlement Hearing (CRASH) program at the Los Angeles Superior Court.
Daily Journal Names Its “Top Women Lawyers” in California
Litigation partner Harriet Posner, Real Estate partner Meryl Chae and Banking partner Kristine Dunn were named to the Daily Journal’s annual list of “Top Women Lawyers.” Each was cited for their leadership in litigation or transactions over the past year.
Peter Morrison Named Among Rising Stars
Litigation partner Peter Morrison has been chosen as a “Rising Legal Star” in the area of Class Actions by Law360. The list of honorees is comprised of five under-40 “standouts” from 21 practice areas, “whose accomplishments in major litigation or transactions belie their age.”
Los Angeles Business Journal Names Its "Who's Who in L.A. Law"
Corporate partners, Brian McCarthy and Jeffrey Cohen have been named to the Los Angeles Business Journal's list of "Who's Who in L.A. Law" for 2011. The publication chose 40 dealmakers who were best known for closing the biggest M&A deals in Los Angeles.
Daily Journal Names Its "Top 100"
Real Estate Forum Names Its "Women of Influence"
Real Estate partner, Meryl Chae , was recognized as one of Real Estate Forum's "Women of Influence." Ms. Chae was cited for her leadership in real estate transactions over the past year.
Labor and Employment partner Karen Corman was named to the Daily Journal's list of "Top 75 Labor & Employment Lawyers" in California. The publication outlined Ms. Corman's work on the labor and employment aspects of HCP, Inc.'s $6.1 billion acquisition of the real estate assets of HCR ManorCare Services, Inc., and gave a comprehensive overview of her practice.
Litigation partner Richard Marmaro was named among The National Law Journal's list of "Most Influential Lawyers" during the past five years. Mr. Marmaro was acknowledged in the area of White Collar Defense for his work defending former Broadcom CFO William Ruehle in the high-profile stock options backdating case brought by the federal government.
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