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- Designation: New York
- Head Count: 1,677
- Gross Revenues: $2,410,000,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,435,000
- Profits Per Partner: $3,125,000
- Year Over Year Change: 0
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom is a New York-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom has 1654 attorneys and is the 13th largest firm in the United States. With $2,410,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 4th on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2014 Global 100 survey, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom ranked as the 4th highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in CA, DC, DE, IL, MA, NJ, NY, TX and VA.
In the News
Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : June 26, 2016
Putting the Supreme Court's immigration reform decision in context; plus the SEC goes after the "Frack Master" and his GC--a former Skadden lawyer. Also, the Kansas AG has his hands full and a Georgia judge goes way over the line.
Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : June 24, 2016
It's hard to overstate how good Cristina Arguedas was last week during opening arguments in defense of FedEx Corp. Just four days later, prosecutors abruptly dropped the case at the end of the first week of a bench trial with $1.6 billion on the line.
BEN HANCOCK : The Connecticut Law Tribune : June 23, 2016
Reports that Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel bankrolled Hulk Hogan's privacy suit against gossip news site Gawker took the legal industry by surprise. The details also provide a window into the largely self-regulated and growing world of litigation funding.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 23, 2016
Ice hockey in the desert might have somewhat of a checkered history in the National Hockey League, but two Am Law 200 firms are advising on a $500 million deal announced late Wednesday to bring a professional hockey franchise to Sin City.
Frances Ivens : Legal Week : June 21, 2016
The Chinese ecommerce company will take over the Chinese online business Yihaodian and in exchange give a 5 percent stake to the American retailer.
Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : June 21, 2016
The firm has filed its formal application for employment to advise Gawker Media Group as the company seeks to navigate Chapter 11 proceedings in New York.
Tom McParland : Delaware Business Court Insider : June 21, 2016
Chancellor Andre G. Bouchard on Monday approved a plan to complete the Delaware Chancery Court-ordered sale of TransPerfect Global by modified auction, granting broad discretion to the company's custodian and limiting the role of its warring co-founders in the process.
Stephanie Forshee : Corporate Counsel : June 20, 2016
General counsel say they don't have strong objections to the recent wave of salary increases for associates at big law firms. But they are concerned about firms raising the hourly rates for work done by associates.
Rose Walker : Legal Week : June 20, 2016
The Magic Circle firm joins the ongoing U.S. associate pay war, announcing pay rise for first-year U.S. associates to $180,000
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 20, 2016
Amid more departures, K&L Gates seeks to grow; Akin Gump and Reed Smith hire from Winston & Strawn; Fox Rothschild reels in a leading Twin Cities litigator; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Anna Zhang and Frances Ivens : The Asian Lawyer : June 20, 2016
While Global firms race to match Cravath's new associate salary scale in New York and the rest of the U.S., they are more cautious when it comes to increasing salaries in Asia.
Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : June 19, 2016
Robbins Geller settles a long-running suit against HSBC for $1.575 billion; Arnold & Porter's piece of history; Where might Solicitor General Donald Verrillii land when he steps down Friday? Plus a Winston & Strawn partner wins acquittal for a dentist charged with murder.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : June 17, 2016
Since 49 people were gunned down at Orlando's Pulse nightclub last weekend, law firms have offered to ramp up their support for gun control efforts.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 17, 2016
From industrial chemicals to traffic cones, one of the last weeks of spring provided a plethora of transactional opportunities for dozens of Am Law 100 firms.
Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : June 16, 2016
Health providers, medical and drug companies, educational institutions and others who contract with the federal government avoided a major defeat Thursday when the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a contested theory of liability under the government's chief fraud-fighting law, but imposed limits on its use.
Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : June 16, 2016
After a Skadden client landed in bankruptcy court, creditors brought suit against the firm for malpractice, alleging it turned a blind eye to multiple conflicts because it had a lucrative relationship with the company's founder. Fighting back and seeking $35 million in damages, Skadden contends the claims are purely speculative.
: New York Law Journal : June 15, 2016
Skadden has promoted seven attorneys to counsel, while several other firms announce new additions, including Littler Mendelson, Kramer Levin and Greenberg Traurig.
Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : June 15, 2016
Kudos to New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for getting Law360 to back off using noncompete agreements for its workers.
Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : June 13, 2016
It's been nearly two years since the Legal Services Corporation first turned to the nation's largest law firms for financial support. So far just 19 firms have pledged to help.
Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : June 13, 2016
Corporate lawyer Kenji Taneda advises on initial public offerings and mergers and acquisitions.
: New York Law Journal : June 13, 2016
In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, "'Sports Authority' Tackles Issues of Title to Consigned Goods," "Involuntary Bankruptcy Petition: A Powerful Tool for Creditors," "Current Issues 'Running With' Contract Rejections in Oil, Gas Cases" and "Using the Bankruptcy Code for International Restructuring."
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 13, 2016
Former eBay general counsel Michael Jacobson returns to Cooley in Silicon Valley; a Kirkland & Ellis seeks a shave; Greenberg Traurig grows in Israel; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
David Ruiz : The Recorder : June 09, 2016
When tech companies go public, they almost always hire a single law firm. But Square's initial public offering suggests that could change.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 09, 2016
The $1.65 billion sale of New York's 1285 Sixth Avenue saw more than 50 partners from Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison—a key tenant in the office tower—invest roughly $10 million in the transaction.
: Delaware Law Weekly : June 08, 2016
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom promoted two lawyers in its Wilmington office to counsel.
MARY ALICE ROBBINS : Texas Lawyer : June 08, 2016
Rachel S. Giani has joined the Austin office of Winstead as of counsel in the firm's corporate, securities and mergers and acquisitions practice group. Plus other On the Move News.
Ross Todd : The Recorder : June 08, 2016
Bay Area defense lawyer Cristina Arguedas announced her decision Wednesday just before jury selection was to begin.
Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : June 08, 2016
Less than a week after Baker Botts saw a former energy industry restructuring client retain a rival for its second bankruptcy filing in six months, the firm picked up a lead Chapter 11 role for Seventy Seven Energy Inc. on its bankruptcy case.
: New York Law Journal : June 07, 2016
As a Bronx native, Salvatore Gogliormella could see both New York's bright lights—and those who lived far from them. That vision helped shape his legal practice, which focuses on real estate.
: New York Law Journal : June 07, 2016
A desire to help people, inculcated by family and Catholic school, helped set a young Stacy-Ann Elvy on her path to a legal career.