D. Graham "Graham" Robinson, Jr.

D. Graham "Graham" Robinson, Jr.

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Recognized since 2013

Boston, Massachusetts

Practice Areas

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

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Graham Robinson focuses his practice on mergers, acquisitions and other transactions in the pharmaceutical, medical device and technology industries in the U.S. and internationally. He also regularly represents both private equity funds and hedge funds on a wide range of matters.

Mr. Robinson’s health care clients have included, among others, Alnara Pharmaceuticals, Alpharma Pharmaceuticals, Bayer, Dendreon Corporation, PerkinElmer Inc., Prism Pharmaceuticals, Savient Pharmaceuticals, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company and Veloxis Pharmaceuticals. His technology clients have included, among others, Akamai Technologies, Analog Devices, Progress Software and Skyworks Solutions.

He repeatedly has been listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and The Best Lawyers in America. In 2013, Mr. Robinson was named by The M&A Advisor as one of the top 40 M&A professionals under the age of 40 in the United States. In 2011, he was named by the Boston Business Journal as one of its “40 under 40” business and civic leaders in the city of Boston. Mr. Robinson is a member of the board of fellows of Harvard Medical School, an overseer of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, a member of the board of directors of the Massachusetts Chapter of the March of Dimes and a member of the American Bar Association.

Mr. Robinson is a member of the board of directors of Project Step, a nonprofit organization that seeks to identify musically talented children from underrepresented Boston communities, provide them with comprehensive music and string instruction, and prepare them to compete and succeed as professionals in the world of classical music.

Prior to joining Skadden in 2012, Mr. Robinson served as the chair of the corporate practice and was a member of the mergers and acquisitions group of another international law firm.

  • 500 Boylston Street
    Boston, MA 02116
  • University of Pennsylvania, BA, graduated 1996
Bar Admissions
  • Massachusetts, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • New York, New York State Bar Association
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra - Overseer
  • Harvard Medical School - Member, Board of Fellows
  • March of Dimes (Massachusetts) - Director
  • Project Step - Director
Federal Clerkships
  • United States District Court

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Boston (2023)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Corporate Law


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