Chad A. Skinner

Chad Skinner is a Partner in the Firm's Corporate Department, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions. He regularly represents private equity firms, corporations and investment banks in a wide range of transactions, including leveraged buyouts, stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions, recapitalizations, mergers, private investments in public equities (PIPE) financings and private company minority investments, as well as general corporate and securities law matters.

Chad was named a “Rising Star” in 2013 by Law360 for private equity, highlighting his work with high-profile clients on several multibillion-dollar private equity transactions.

Chad also was named by the M&A Advisor in 2013 as a winner of its annual 40 Under 40 M&A Advisor Recognition Awards – Western Region.

Chad joined Simpson Thacher in 1997. He received his B.A., cum laude, in 1994 from Duke University and his J.D., cum laude, in 1997 from the University of Michigan School of Law, where he was a member of the Michigan Law Review. He is admitted to practice in California and New York.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Mergers and Acquisitions, 2) Corporate, 3) Private Equity, 4) Strategic Alternatives and 5) Private Equity Lifecycle
Law School University of Michigan Law School, (J.D.1997)
Education Duke University, (B.A. 1994)
Most recent firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
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