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

The Vault Review


  • “Endless training resources”
  • “The work is top-notch”
  • “Global presence of the firm”


  • “Hours tend to be long”
  • “Too few counsel and partner positions available for associates”
  • “An intense place to work”

The Buzz

  • “King of M&A”
  • “Top dog”
  • “Workaholics”
  • “Cutthroat”

Survey Says

Vault's Verdict: Skadden associates love working on front-page matters with brilliant-though sometimes intense-colleagues. Especially among the junior ranks, expect lots of camaraderie, perhaps due to major bonding during the two-month full-time training given to...

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