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Diversity

"Skadden's global diversity and inclusion (D&I) mission is to hire, develop and empower highly performing attorneys whose diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences provide an important advantage in our ability to deliver excellent service and innovative solutions to our clients. In tandem with applying strategic efforts to attract, hire, develop and retain a diverse workforce, we are focused on sustaining an inclusive, collegial work environment and firm culture in which all of our attorneys and staff are supported and able to..."

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Law Firm Diversity Database MCCA

Each law firm’s Diversity Survey responses are also published in the Law Firm Diversity Database. The database currently includes ten years of survey data and information on more than 250 law firms. Through this online tool, you can make side-by-side comparisons of diversity metrics, gauge firms’ progress over time, and measure their performance against industry-wide benchmarks. Open to participation by any law firm with offices in the United States, the Vault/MCCA Law Firm Diversity Survey has become the industry standard for tracking law firm efforts to increase diversity within the profession.

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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates

Four Times Square
New York, NY 10036
Phone: (212) 735-3000

Stats

Executive Partner: Eric J. Friedman
Hiring Partner: Gavin A. White
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
1.5K - 2K

Base Salary

All offices
1st year: $190,000
2nd year: $200,000
3rd year: $220,000
4th year: $255,000
5th year: $280,000
6th year: $305,000
7th year: $325,000
8th year: $340,000
Summer associate: $3,700/week
1L Scholar: $3,700/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
171 out of 171 (2Ls) (2018)

No. of Summer Associates:
203 total (171 2Ls; 32 1Ls) (2018)

Major Office Locations

Boston, MA
Chicago, IL
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY (HQ)
Palo Alto, CA
Washington, DC
Wilmington, DE
Beijing
Brussels
Frankfurt
Hong Kong
London
Moscow
Munich
Paris
São Paulo
Seoul
Shanghai
Singapore
Tokyo
Toronto

Major Departments & Practices

Antitrust/Competition
Banking
Capital Markets
Corporate
Corporate Restructuring
Energy and Infrastructure Projects
Executive Compensation and Benefits
Financial Institutions
Government Enforcement and White Collar Crime
Intellectual Property and Technology
Intellectual Property Litigation
International Litigation and Arbitration
Investment Management
Labor and Employment Law
Litigation
Mass Torts, Insurance, and Consumer Litigation
Mergers and Acquisitions
Real Estate
Securities Litigation
Tax
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.