The American Lawyer

In 24 of the 26 years (17 in a row) in which the annual "Corporate Scorecard" has been published, including this year, Skadden ranked first among law firms in handling the greatest number of the largest M&A transactions. We had nine top-10 rankings, including M&A (Principals), M&A (Investment Advisers), IPOs (Underwriter's Counsel), Equities (Issuer's Counsel), High-Yield Debt (Underwriter's Counsel), Investment-Grade Debt (Issuer's Counsel), Asset-Backed Securities (Underwriter's Counsel), REIT Debt (Issuer's Counsel) and REIT Debt (Underwriter's Counsel).