The Deal

The Deal named Skadden as the top law firm for Energy M&A based on deal value for 2009 and the 1st quarter of 2010. The firm led the way with four matters totaling $52.7 billion. In matters cited by The Deal, on April 16, 2010, Skadden represented XTO (in its pending acquisition by ExxonMobil), BJ Services (in its acquisition by Baker Hughes) and a board committee of Enterprise Products Partners' general partner (in the acquisition of Teppco Partners).