Skadden represents private equity firms in connection with all aspects of their businesses, including structuring and organizing fund sponsors and their investment funds; executing acquisitions, financings and exit transactions; and providing corporate, securities, financing and litigation advice to portfolio companies. We were ranked in the top tier for leveraged buyouts and private equity law by U.S. News — Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2017, ranked as a leading firm for private equity by IFLR1000 2019 , repeatedly recognized as having attorneys who are “leading lawyers” by Chambers Global and Chambers USA , and listed among Law360 ’s Private Equity Groups of 2014.