In today’s legal and regulatory environment, litigation can threaten a company’s very existence. Skadden has extensive experience with such large-scale, “bet-the-company” matters, and we are widely recognized for our ability to handle our clients’ most critical litigation issues. The firm can rapidly assemble a focused, integrated and efficient team to address all important aspects of a client’s problem and to handle numerous cases in multiple jurisdictions and forums. We are responsible for numerous U.S. Supreme Court decisions that have shaped various areas of law. Read more about these capabilities ›

Appellate Litigation

Skadden has handled numerous significant and precedent-setting cases in the appellate courts. Our attorneys have argued before the United States Supreme Court, all 13 United States Courts of Appeals and state appellate courts. Read more about these capabilities ›

Consumer Financial Services

We represent banks, lenders, loan servicers, insurance companies and other consumer financial services companies in government investigations, examinations, enforcement actions and class action litigation. Read more about these capabilities ›

ERISA Litigation

We defend numerous corporate and individual clients in litigation arising under the Employee Retirement Security Act, including class actions and proceedings under federal laws. Read more about these capabilities ›

Intellectual Property and Technology Litigation

Skadden represents clients in their most important intellectual property disputes, whether in federal or state court, before the International Trade Commission, or in mediation or global arbitration. Read more about these capabilities ›

International Litigation and Arbitration

Skadden's International Litigation and Arbitration Group brings a vast breadth of knowledge and experience to the resolution of international disputes, including claims of expropriation and other investor/state disputes. Read more about these capabilities ›

Investment Management Litigation

We are frequently called on by investment advisers, private and registered investment funds, investment banks, broker-dealers and diversified financial service firms to tackle their most significant disputes and regulatory matters. Read more about these capabilities ›

Mass Torts, Insurance and Consumer Litigation

Our attorneys have counseled on many of the significant complex tort and consumer fraud litigations of the last 30 years, and we pioneered the “national counsel” model of handling mass torts. Read more about these capabilities ›

Securities Litigation

The national securities litigation practice at Skadden is frequently recognized for handling some of the most challenging, high-stakes securities litigation matters — “bet-the-company” cases that demand a full range of skills, in and out of the courtroom. Read more about these capabilities ›

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