White Collar Group Of The Year: Skadden

Law360, Chicago (January 18, 2013, 7:41 PM EST) -- Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP inked a creative deal to end a civil forfeiture case against online poker company PokerStars and helped a key witness in the Raj Rajaratnam trial bag a noncustodial sentence for his own crimes this past year, work that helped place the firm among Law360's White Collar Practice Groups of the Year.

A New York federal judge approved the PokerStars settlement in July, giving the green light to the unorthodox deal Skadden negotiated for its client to pay $731 million...
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