Gregg A. Noel

USA: California

300 South Grand Avenue
Suite 3400
Los Angeles, California 90071

Tel: 1.650.470.4540 | 1.213.687.5234
Fax: 1.650.798.6588 | 1.213.621.5234


In a capital markets environment characterized by rapid change and necessitating innovation, Gregg A. Noel is highly sought after by U.S. and international issuers, investment banks and financial institutions on a wide range of public and private debt and equity financings.
A leader in the West Coast Corporate Group, Mr. Noel focuses his practice on a variety of corporate transactions, including public offerings, private placements, dispositions, acquisitions and corporate restructurings. He has been involved in more than 65 initial public offerings. During 2012 and 2013, Mr. Noel advised on more than 40 transactions with an aggregate value of approximately $38 billion.

Mr. Noel advises clients across a broad range of industries, including technology, health care, real estate, financial services and hospitality, among others. He has extensive experience advising high-technology companies, including Hulu LLC, SurveyMonkey Inc. and Yahoo! Inc.
As the co-head of the firm’s real estate investment trusts (REIT) practice, Mr. Noel is very active in representing and advising REITs in connection with capital market transactions, including many initial public offerings and general corporate matters.

Mr. Noel has been recognized repeatedly as a “leading lawyer” by Chambers Global and Chambers USA, in which he is one of only nine attorneys listed under the Band 1 category in California for capital markets. He regularly is included in The Best Lawyers in America and The Legal 500 U.S., and he has been listed in The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers — Capital Markets. Mr. Noel also has been named a BTI Client Service All-Star by The BTI Consulting Group.
In addition, Mr. Noel has served on the corporations committee and business court committee of the California State Bar and frequently lectures on securities law matters.

Our work frequently is recognized in numerous publications and rankings. We were named 2014 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Law Firm of the Year” in Capital Markets, named “Equity Team of the Year” at the 2013 IFLR Americas Awards and ranked in the top tier by IFLR1000 2014 for capital markets: debt and equity, and structured finance and securitisation. Skadden ranked first by volume in representing issuers for U.S. equity offerings by Bloomberg (January 2014) and ranked first by volume in representing issuers for U.S. debt, equity and equity-related offerings by Thomson Reuters (January 2014).The group consistently has been named one of the leading firms globally in capital markets by Chambers Global and Chambers USA, with many of our attorneys individually identified as leaders in the area of corporate finance. Additionally, the practice is cited by Chambers USA 2013 as among the handful of firms “Recommended for Client Service” and “Recommended for Commercial Awareness.” In 2013, the Financial Times ranked Skadden first in the country in its “US Innovative Lawyers” report, which recognized our representation of Realogy in its IPO. We also were ranked in the top tier by Legal 500 U.S. 2013 for capital markets in the equity offering (issuers) and high-yield debt offering (issuers) categories.
With 23 offices, approximately 1,600 attorneys and more than 40 distinct areas of practice, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and affiliates serves clients in every major international financial center, providing the specific legal advice companies across a spectrum of industries need to compete most effectively in a global business environment. Our clients include approximately 50 percent of the Fortune 250 industrial and service corporations, as well as financial and governmental entities, small, entrepreneurial companies and nonprofits. Skadden’s attorneys and staff share a commitment to providing our clients with the highest-quality and most cost-effective legal services in an atmosphere emphasizing teamwork, creativity, responsiveness and diversity.


Gregg Noel is a well-respected attorney who has an excellent reputation for his legal expertise and practical approach.
Chambers USA, 2014