The 2013 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized Skadden's REIT practice in the top tier among all law firms nationwide.

Among the criteria Chambers examines in its annual rankings are client feedback and the recommendation of other law firms. In ranking Skadden among the top law firms, Chambers comments: "This team is praised by interviewees for its technical expertise and the practical focus of its advice to private and public, mortgage, equity, hybrid and special-purpose REITs." Clients stated: "Their hallmark is to provide the best possible advice and to bring to bear all necessary resources to facilitate the successful completion of our transactions."