Partner, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

Mark N. Kaplan has been a member of Skadden’s Corporate Finance Group for nearly 35 years. He has represented clients in a wide variety of matters, including negotiated mergers, acquisitions and leveraged buyouts, and public and private securities offerings. His work encompasses a wide range of industries including defense, energy, finance, retail and fashion.

He has represented clients such as DRS Technologies, Inc. in its acquisition by Finmeccanica S.p.A.; 390 West End Associates LLC in its sale of the Apthorp apartment building in Manhattan; Energy Answers Corporation in the sale of its subsidiary, EAC Operations, Inc., to Covanta Holding Corporation; and Pantone, Inc. in its acquisition by X-Rite Incorporated.

Before joining Skadden, Mr. Kaplan spent two years serving as president and chief operating officer of Engelhard Minerals & Chemicals Corporation and seven years as president and chief executive officer of Drexel Burnham Lambert Inc. He serves as director of American Biltrite Inc., Autobytel, Worldwide Fund and a number of offshore Commodity Funds.