Gregg A. Noel

Corporate Partner, Head of West Coast Capital Markets Practice, Skadden 

The head of  Skadden’s West Coast capital markets practice, Mr. Noel is recognized as one of the leading capital markets attorneys in the country, representing clients in public offerings, private placements, dispositions, corporate restructurings, and mergers and acquisitions.

Annually, he is involved in numerous transactions totaling in the tens of billions of dollars. Clients from a broad range of industries, including health care, real estate, financial services
and hospitality, call on him to handle their most important matters. He has extensive experience advising technology companies and has been involved in numerous initial public offerings for U.S. and foreign issuers. He has an active practice representing Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, with his team advising on more than 120 SPAC IPOs since 2006. Among many other groundbreaking matters, Mr. Noel handled the $690 million IPO for Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp., recognized as the top matter in the “Driving Value” category in the Financial Times’ 2017 Innovative Lawyers report.

On the strength of client and peer feedback, Mr. Noel repeatedly has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, which named him as a 2020 Lawyer of the Year in the area of Securities/Capital Markets. He is listed annually in Chambers Global and Chambers USA, where he is one of only seven attorneys listed in the publication’s prestigious Band 1 for Capital Markets: Debt & Equity in the national rankings for the Western United States.