Richard C. Witzel, Jr.

Richard C. Witzel, Jr. practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and general corporate and securities matters. Mr. Witzel has represented buyers, sellers and their financial advisors in negotiated and contested public acquisitions, private acquisitions and divestitures, management buyouts, restructurings, joint ventures and other strategic transactions. He also has represented issuers and … Read more

Kenton J. King

Kenton J. King is widely recognized as one of the country’s preeminent corporate attorneys. He provides his clients a strong focus on the technology, semiconductor and biotech sectors, regularly handling complex, cross-border M&A transactions and advising companies and boards on shareholder activism and corporate governance matters. Mr. King also represents companies in joint ventures and … Read more

Clifford H. Aronson

Clifford H. Aronson serves as the North American leader of Skadden’s Antitrust/Competition Group. He focuses his practice on advising clients in antitrust matters relating to mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Aronson has been involved in numerous high-profile transactions and strategic alliances across multiple industries, including entertainment, consumer products, health care, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, retail and technology. He … Read more

George Casey

George Casey is Global Managing Partner of the firm. He also serves as Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group Leader and Global Head of Corporate, while continuing his full-time practice. He has extensive experience in U.S. domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, ranging from public company acquisitions to complex carve-out sales, strategic investments and joint venture … Read more

Michael D. Beauvais

Michael Beauvais, the immediate past global co-chair of the life sciences and health care industry group, has more than 21 years of experience representing clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, digital health and health care services industries. His transactional experience spans a broad range of mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings, financings, … Read more

Philip Richter

Philip Richter is co-head of the Firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice. He joined the Firm in 1994 and became a partner in 2002. Mr. Richter represents clients in mergers and acquisitions transactions involving both public and private companies, minority investments, proxy fights and unsolicited proposals, and strategic partnerships and joint ventures. He also advises on … Read more

Aaron M. Gruber

Aaron M. Gruber focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, activist defense, corporate governance and general corporate matters. Mr. Gruber’s clients have included Alcoa, Assisted Living Concepts, Barrick Gold, Biovail Pharmaceuticals, Cigna, Corteva, Deutsche Börse, Element Financial, Eurazeo, FS Investments, KION Group, Knorr_Bremse, The Linde Group, Novartis, RELX Group, Ulta Beauty, Unilever and Viatris.

Jeffrey T. Thomas

Jeffrey T. Thomas, a partner in the Orange County office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, joined the firm in 1983. A member of the firm’s Litigation Department and its IP and Antitrust and Competition Practice Groups, Mr. Thomas has extensive experience in intellectual property, antitrust, unfair competition and general commercial litigation. Mr. Thomas, a … Read more

David S. Rosenbloom

David S. Rosenbloom is the global head of McDermott’s Litigation Practice Group and is a member of the Firm’s Management and Executive Committees. He focuses his practice on the areas of defense of criminal investigations and trials, qui tam litigation, healthcare fraud and abuse compliance, internal investigations and complex commercial litigation. David has extensive experience … Read more

Phillip R. Mills

Mr. Mills is a partner in Davis Polk’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group, advising on domestic and cross-border transactions for public and private companies across all industries. He also advises on stockholder activism, corporate governance, fiduciary duties and takeover defense.