Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher
Four Times Square
New York, NY 10036
Executive Partner: Eric Friedman
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom is New York's largest law-firm and the second largest in the nation based on total revenues according to American Lawyer. It has more than 1,700 lawyers and 50 areas of practice.
Skadden's primary focus is corporate law
and represents major companies in mergers and acquisitions. It
also has specialties in antitrust, corporate finance, environmental,
intellectual property, regulatory, international law, real estate,
tax and white collar crime.
It has 23 offices throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia and Australia.
Skadden ranks among the top for Mergers and Acqusitions deals.
Former NY Governor Eliot Spitzer was a lawyer with the firm.
In 1948, Marshall Skadden, John Slate and
Les Arps opened a new law firm. The firm changed its name to
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in 1961.
Skadden would expand in 1973 with an office
in Boston and its first international office in Tokyo in 1981.
The following are benefits for support staff:
Paid Time Off
21 days off for new employees and 29 days of paid time off after one full calendar year of full-time employment with the firm, in addition to 10 paid holidays a year.
Tuition reimbursement for work-related and professional development courses. In-house training programs for technical skills and work/life seminars.
Free confidential counseling services for eligible employees and family members.
Emergency Child/Elder Care Programs
On-site corporate-sponsored backup child care center and in-home care for short-term emergency child/elder care.
Corporate Gym Memberships
Discounted memberships to various fitness organizations with payments made through convenient payroll deductions.
Business Casual Dress
Option of wearing business casual attire throughout the year.
Firm-Sponsored Sports Teams
Join any number of firm-sponsored sports teams.
* Savings Plan 401(k) including firm contribution
* Pension Plan
* Free checking programs through a variety of banking programs
* On-site ATM
* Payroll Direct Deposit
* TransitChek Program
HEALTH CARE BENEFITS
Comprehensive "Cafeteria" Plan including selection among the following:
* Medical Coverage (choice of PPO or HMOs)
* Vision Care
* Dental Care
* Life Insurance
* Flexible Spending Accounts
* Group Legal Services
* On-site Cafeteria (New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington, DC) and catering options based on location
* Computer Discount Program
* Mortgage assistant programs