Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Practice/Organization Description

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates offers clients around the globe solutions to the most challenging legal issues in virtually every area of corporate law. We share a commitment to providing our clients with the highest-quality and most cost-effective legal services in an atmosphere emphasizing teamwork, creativity, responsiveness and diversity.

With 22 offices, approximately 1,700 attorneys and more than 40 distinct areas of practice, we serve clients in every major international financial center, providing the specific legal advice companies across a spectrum of industries need to compete most effectively in a global business environment. Our clients include approximately 50 percent of the Fortune 250 industrial and service corporations, as well as financial and governmental entities, start-up companies and nonprofits.

Honors and Awards

2015: Most innovative law firm in North America – Financial Times' "Innovative Lawyers" report (3rd time in six years)

Named the "Best-Branded Law Firm" for 5th consecutive year — 2016 "BTI Brand Elite" client report

BTI "Litigation Outlook 2016": Named a member of the BTI "Fearsome Foursome" — elite litigation practices as determined by GCs, for 5th consecutive year

BTI "Litigation Outlook 2016": Named one of three "powerhouses" in Securities and Finance Litigation for the 5th time in a row — the only firm named to both lists every year of the report

2016 U.S. News—Best Lawyers "Law Firm of the Year" in Banking & Finance Law and Commercial Litigation

2015: Top U.S. law firm according to Corporate Board Member magazine (15 consecutive years)

2015: Law360’s "Practice Group of the Year" awards: Bankruptcy, M&A, Project Finance, Real Estate, Sports, Tax and Technology

2015: Best in Chambers USA with most Band 1 attorney rankings, most Band 1 practice rankings and most "Star Individual" rankings


Four Times Square
New York, New York 10036, United States

  • 212.735.3000
  • 212.735.2000/1

Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Elections & Politics
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Other U.S. Locations
  • California
  • D.C.
  • Delaware
  • Illinois
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • Texas
Other Countries
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • China
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • Russia
  • Singapore
  • United Kingdom
Number of Attorneys

1,000+ Attorneys

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