Three Am Law Firms Advise on $4.2 Billion Pharma Deal

, The Am Law Daily


Irish biopharmaceutical giant Shire has retained Davis, Polk & Wardwell in connection with its acquisition of rare disease drugmaker ViroPharma, which is being represented by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson is serving as legal counsel to ViroPharma financial adviser Goldman Sachs.

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