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Joseph H. Flom

Born: Dec 21, 1923

Death: Feb 23, 2011

Birthplace: Baltimore

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Joseph H. Flom

Date of Birth : Dec 21, 1923
Date of Death : Feb 23, 2011
Birth Place : Baltimore

Joseph Harold "Joe" Flom was an American lawyer and pioneer of mergers and acquisitions, specializing in representing companies in takeover battles. By the 1980s, he had acquired a reputation of being "Mr. Takeover". Flom became a partner at what is now known as Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in 1954, and helped transform it from a four-lawyer firm into one of the largest law firms in the United States. In 1999, The American Lawyer named him one of their "Lawyers of the Century".


  • Lawyer

Also known as

  • Joseph Flom
  • Joseph Harold Flom


  • Jason Flom
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