Skadden Adds Raymond Bogenrief as Corporate Partner in Chicago

Skadden is pleased to announce that Raymond Bogenrief has joined the firm’s corporate practice as a partner in its Chicago office.

Mr. Bogenrief focuses on leveraged buyouts for private equity funds, including for domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, public and private companies and venture capital firms. He also handles a variety of finance-related work, including SPACs and de-SPACs, venture capital investments, equity and debt financings, recapitalizations and restructurings, and executive compensation and incentive equity matters. Prior to joining Skadden, Mr. Bogenrief was a partner at another global law firm.

“Ray will be an excellent addition to the Chicago Corporate Group and our global M&A practice,” said Kimberly deBeers, partner and leader of Skadden’s Chicago Corporate Group. “His diverse range of experience in the private equity sector perfectly complements our existing capabilities.”

Skadden partner and Chicago office leader Brian Duwe added, “Ray has developed an impressive and robust practice, representing clients in complex private equity, M&A and finance-related transactions. He has a collaborative work style that will fit seamlessly into our corporate practices around the firm, and his wide range of experience, in particular in private equity, will continue to build on the tremendous value we bring to our clients.”

“I look forward to integrating my practice within Skadden’s renowned M&A and Private Equity Groups,” Mr. Bogenrief said. “Having worked directly with Skadden attorneys throughout my career, I am thrilled to join such a highly regarded firm and look forward to contributing to its capabilities in a broad scope of [transactional] matters.”

A graduate of Washington University in St. Louis School of Law and Northwestern University, Mr. Bogenrief has repeatedly been recognized as a leader in M&A and private equity by business and legal publications, including The Legal 500 and Euromoney’s Expert Guides. He also received the Emerging Leaders Award from The M&A Advisor in 2019.