Skadden Adds Brian Paulson as Capital Markets Partner in Palo Alto

Skadden is pleased to announce that Brian Paulson has joined the firm as a capital markets partner in its Palo Alto office.

Mr. Paulson has extensive experience advising U.S. and international companies, investment banks and other financial institutions on various capital markets and financing matters, including initial public offerings and public and private offerings of debt and equity securities. He also regularly counsels clients across a wide range of industries on corporate governance issues, public company disclosures and securities filings and compliance laws. Prior to joining Skadden, Mr. Paulson was a partner at another global law firm, where he had spent his entire legal career.

“Brian will be an excellent addition to the firm’s capital markets practice,” said Michael Zeidel, leader of Skadden’s Capital Markets Group in the Americas. “He has an impressive track record, advising both issuers and underwriters on complex, strategic capital markets transactions, which will greatly benefit our existing and future clients.”

Thomas Ivey, head of Skadden’s Palo Alto M&A/Corporate Group said, “We are delighted to welcome Brian to our capital markets team on the West Coast. His collaborative approach perfectly aligns with our commitment to provide clients with coordinated, seamless advice on all of their transactional matters.”

“I am thrilled to be joining Skadden and to be working alongside colleagues whose reputations in the market are second to none,” said Mr. Paulson. “I have sat across the table from Skadden attorneys and have seen firsthand how effectively and efficiently they handle transactions, quickly adapting to changing circumstances and developing innovative, successful solutions for their clients.”

Mr. Paulson is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center and earned his B.A. from Stanford University.