Simon Rootsey

Simon Rootsey focuses on cross-border M&A and private equity. Mr. Rootsey has significant experience advising on all aspects of private cross-border M&A, private equity transactions, joint ventures and public takeovers. Prior to joining Skadden in early 2008, Mr. Rootsey worked in the corporate group of a leading Australasian law firm where he also focused on M&A. He also has been recognized in an international legal directory by peers who nominated him as a “rising star.” Mr. Rootsey received The M&A Advisor’s 2015 “European Emerging Leaders Award,” which recognizes up-and-coming lawyers under 40.