Finalist, General Litigation Department of the Year: Skadden

Long gone are the days when Skadden's most important clients were all in the U.S. and its litigators played second fiddle to the dealmakers.

, The American Lawyer


Skadden's litigation department is light-years away from where it was a decade ago, when its marquee practice was litigating takeover battles and proxy disputes as an adjunct to its deals work. These days, new clients regularly tap the firm's litigators first.

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Originally appeared in print as The Internationalists

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