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Skadden Ranks First for Transactions in ‘Who Represents Corporate America

September 2009 – Skadden ranked first among law firms representing Fortune 100 companies on corporate transactions, according to a survey published in the September 14, 2009, issue of The National Law Journal. For its annual “Who Represents Corporate America” issue, the newspaper used research for 2008 from Thomson Reuters.

W. Mark Lanier of Houston’s The Lanier Law Firm says he is starting a joint venture with Lisa Blue, a partner in Dallas’ Baron & Blue and the widow of the late Fred Baron. Lanier says he and Blue will pursue international arbitration work and offer to handle the matters on a contingency basis.

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