The Mergers and Acquisitions department of Skadden's Wilmington office is looking for a top quality associate with 4-6 years of sophisticated M&A experience at a peer firm. Applicants should have in-depth experience working on a variety of public and private M&A transactions, including representation of both private equity sponsors and strategic parties. A thorough knowledge of related corporate law, alternative entity law, corporate governance and securities law matters is required. The ability to work effectively as part of a team across practice areas, demonstrated leadership skills and a dedication to top quality legal service will distinguish the most qualified candidates. Experience working with LLCs and partnerships, joint ventures, REITs, and complex corporate structuring transactions will be considered a positive.