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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom announced that it promoted 11 attorneys to partner, including Wilmington-based litigator Joseph O. Larkin.

Larkin focuses his practice on litigation and corporate restructuring, handling matters including mergers and acquisitions, controlling stockholder going-private transactions, hostile takeovers and proxy contests.

Larkin received his Juris Doctor from Villanova University’s Charles Widger School of Law.

Prior to working at Skadden, he served as a law clerk to U.S. District Senior Judge R. Barclay Surrick of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He is admitted to practice in Delaware and Pennsylvania.