Americas teams of the year

Author: | Published: 1 May 2010

US law firm of the year
Debt and equity-linked
Securitisation
Equity
M&A
Private equity
Restructuring
Project finance
In-house
Argentina
Brazil
Canada
Central Americas
Chile
Colombia
Mexico
Contribution to regulatory reform
Lifetime achievement

US law firm of the year

LR: Harald Stavenas, Jaime Cubillos, David Goldschmidt, Sarah Ward, Alejandro Gonzalez Lazzeri, Mariellen Gutwein and J Gregory Milmoe

Skadden Arps

Other nominated firms:
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Morrison & Foerster
Sullivan & Cromwell
Weil Gotshal & Manges

Skadden Arps had an excellent year across a number of practice areas and fully deserved the Americas firm of the year award.

The firm also picked up the private equity and restructuring teams of the year, reflecting the depth of its resources in 2009. Key deals included the Bank United acquisition, Cemex's in$15 billion restructuring. Skadden was also nominated in the equity and M&A categories.

Debt and equity-linked Shearman & SterlingOther nominated firms:Cleary Gottlieb Steen & HamiltonDavis Polk & WardwellMorrison & FoersterSullivan & Cromwell ...