According to Bloomberg's 2006 Legal Advisor League Tables (January 2, 2007), Skadden ranked:
Mergers and Acquisitions
- First by volume in announced global deals. The firm worked on six of the top 10 global announced deals.
- First by volume of U.S. announced deals.
- First by volume and deal count when representing issuers of U.S. high-yield offerings.
- Second by volume when representing issuers of U.S. equity offerings.
Thomson Financial's 2006 Legal Advisors M&A Review (January 3, 2007), ranked Skadden first by value for worldwide and U.S. announced deals.