Brian W. Duwe

Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Brian W. Duwe

Brian W. Duwe

Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

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7

Number of Awards

1

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Partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

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Partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

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Partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

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Chair, Latin America Practice at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

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General Counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

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Partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

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Partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

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Brian W. Duwe
Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Education
Class of 1987

University of Chicago Law School is the graduate school of law at the University of Chicago. It was founded in 1902 by a coalition of donors led by John D. Rockefeller, and is consistently one of the highest-rated law schools in the United States. The U.S. News & World Report ranks it fourth among U.S. law schools, and it is noted particularly for its influence on the economic analysis of law.

BA, summa cum laude
Class of 1982

Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world's greatest academic institutions. Dartmouth has forged a singular identity for combining its deep commitment to outstanding undergraduate liberal arts and graduate education with distinguished research and scholarship in the Arts & Sciences and its three leading professional schools—the Geisel School of Medicine, Thayer School of Engineering, and the Tuck School of Business.

Memberships
Associate Editor
Prior

The University of Chicago Law Review first appeared in 1933, thirty-one years after the Law School offered its first classes. Joseph Beale, the first Dean of the Law School, and William Rainey Harper, the first President of the University, had wanted to establish a law review sooner. The reasons for the delay, according to a letter of Professor James Parker Hall, included the small size of the faculty, the work accompanying the organization and early operations of the school, and, most importantly, the cost of publication. By the time 1 U Chi L Rev appeared in 1933, law reviews had already earned an influential place in American jurisprudence. The Supreme Court first cited a law review article in 1917. See Adams v Tanner, 224 US 590, 606, 613 (1917) (Brandeis dissenting), citing The American Labor Legislation Review. Student members of Volume One included Edward Levi, Stanley Kaplan, and Abraham Ribicoff. Authors of articles appearing in Volume One included William O. Douglas, Charles E. Clark, Charles O. Robory, Robert Hutchins, Joseph Beale, and E.W. Hinton. Over the next eight years, the Law Review grew in stature. Contributing authors included Bigelow, Pound, Wigmore, Kalven, and Williston. Student members included Bernard Meltzer, Harry Kalven, Albert Ehrenzweig, and Wally Blum, about whom it is said that, as Editor-in-Chief, he edited the Law Review at Jimmy's, beer in hand. Volume Ten marked the entry of the United States into World War II. A staff of just two students produced the first issue; with the fourth issue, the faculty assumed editorship. Volumes Ten through Thirteen, without much student work, averaged under 500 pages. After the war, the Law Review returned to the students. Since then the Law Review has continued to serve as a forum for the expression of ideas of leading professors, judges, and practitioners, as well as students, and as a training ground for University of Chicago Law School students. Prominent former members include Judge Abner Mikva and Provost Geoffrey Stone (both Editors-in-Chief); Judges Frank Easterbrook, Douglas Ginsburg, Danny Boggs, David Tatel, Michael McConnell, and Robert Bork; Senator Amy Klobuchar; and Professors Marvin Chirelstein, Daniel Fischel, Lawrence Friedman, Mary Ann Glendon, Randal Picker, Dale Carpenter, Ward Farnsworth, and M. Todd Henderson. The list of authors published includes Supreme Court Justices Brennan, Clark, Douglas, Frankfurter, Scalia, and Stevens; Judges Bazelon, Breitel, Frank, Friendly, Posner, Wald, Weinstein, Williams, Winter, and Wright; Justice Roger Traynor of the California Supreme Court; and Professors Ackerman, Calabresi, Dworkin, Hart, Llewellyn, Rawls, Wigmore, Williston, and Brainerd Currie, to mention only a few names from the list of illustrious scholars. The Law Review has even published an Article by J. Edgar Hoover.

Career History
Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets
2004 - Current

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP provides legal advisory services. The company's practice areas include mergers and acquisitions, finance, litigation, corporate finance, insurance, tax, labor and employment, political law, private equity, corporate, antitrust, white collar crime, international, regulatory, and legislation. Its customers include corporate, industrial, and financial sectors. The company was founded by Marshall Skadden, John Slate and Les Arps in April 1948 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Boards & Committees
Member, Policy Committee
Current

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP provides legal advisory services. The company's practice areas include mergers and acquisitions, finance, litigation, corporate finance, insurance, tax, labor and employment, political law, private equity, corporate, antitrust, white collar crime, international, regulatory, and legislation. Its customers include corporate, industrial, and financial sectors. The company was founded by Marshall Skadden, John Slate and Les Arps in April 1948 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Chairperson, Board of Directors
Current

To improve & enhance educational experiences provided in Chicago's public elementary schools.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) was founded by Theodore Thomas in 1891. The ensemble makes its home at Orchestra Hall in Chicago and plays a summer season at the Ravinia Festival. The music director is Riccardo Muti, who began his tenure in 2010. The CSO is one of five American orchestras commonly referred to as the "Big Five".

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Chicago Shakespeare Theater operates performance theaters. It offers production of classics, new works and family programming; to unlocking Shakespeare's work for educators and students; and to serving as Chicago's cultural ambassador through its World's Stage Series. The company was founded by Barbara Gaines in 1986 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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$5,000 - $10K
2015

Chicago Shakespeare Theater operates performance theaters. It offers production of classics, new works and family programming; to unlocking Shakespeare's work for educators and students; and to serving as Chicago's cultural ambassador through its World's Stage Series. The company was founded by Barbara Gaines in 1986 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

$5,000 - $10K
2013

Chicago Shakespeare Theater operates performance theaters. It offers production of classics, new works and family programming; to unlocking Shakespeare's work for educators and students; and to serving as Chicago's cultural ambassador through its World's Stage Series. The company was founded by Barbara Gaines in 1986 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

$2,500 - $4,999
2013

The Chicago Urban League works for economic, educational and social progress for African Americans and promotes strong, sustainable communities through advocacy, collaboration and innovation.

Political Donations
$2,000
2011

Senior Strategic Advisor at Squire Patton Boggs LLP

$2,500
2011

Former President of United States

$2,400
2010

Senior Director at The Bank of New York Mellon Corp. (Wealth Management)

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Cardinal Health, Inc. purchases Medtronic Plc /Medical Supplies Bus from Medtronic Plc

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The Mosaic Company purchases Cf Industries, Inc. /Phosphate Mining & Manufacturing Ops from CF Industries Holdings, Inc.

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CF Industries Holdings, Inc. purchases Canadian Fertilizers Ltd. from Viterra, Inc.

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the Illinois Bar
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