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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 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom has 1677 attorneys and is the 12th 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, Ontario, TX and VA.
In the News
: The National Law Journal : July 11, 2016
: The National Law Journal : July 11, 2016
Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 11, 2016
Jones Day recruits two new partners on opposite coasts after a top restructuring duo departs; Milbank makes a rare lateral hire; Paul Hastings makes some high-profile additions; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : July 11, 2016
The largest law firms in New York showed wide disparity in attorney head count growth, and gains at some firms were outweighed by deep drops at others.
Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : July 08, 2016
New York and Florida lawyers helped luxury auto company BMW AG defeat a fraud and defamation lawsuit over a derailed German acquisition.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 07, 2016
Those controversial deal tables are out again, with White & Case, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Sullivan & Cromwell and Davis Polk & Wardwell all jockeying for position as the quarterly so-called King of M&A.
: New York Law Journal : July 07, 2016
The New York Law Journal announces the 2016 honorees for Lawyers Who Lead by Example in three categories: Lifetime Achievement, Public Service and Pro Bono. The attorneys will be featured in a special section and honored at a dinner on Sept. 20.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 06, 2016
Three new laterals at Orrick; a pair of Honigman practice leaders land at Foley & Lardner; Gibson Dunn recruits from the Justice Department; Latham & Watkins welcomes a top SEC official; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Rebecca Geiger : Focus Europe : July 01, 2016
The law firms with roles in the largest recent M&A deals across Europe.
: The American Lawyer : July 01, 2016
kristen rasmussen : Texas Lawyer : June 28, 2016
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has accused executives at a Dallas oil and gas energy company, including the CEO and general counsel, of a "long-lasting and egregious fraud" that included spending investors' money at gentlemen's clubs.
Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : June 28, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear an antitrust case that accuses Visa Inc., MasterCard Inc. and three major banks—Bank of America, Chase and Wells Fargo—of conspiring to inflate ATM access fees.
Nell Gluckman : The American Lawyer : June 27, 2016
Hughes Hubbard is tops for U.S. pro bono; Dechert leads the international scene.
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.
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.
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.