Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
About the Firm
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher and Flom, commonly known as Skadden, is one of the most noted law firms of the New York City. Established since 1948, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher and Flom has about 4,500 employees including 2,000 attorney in a total of 23 offices all over the globe. One of the most famous magazines of the United States, Forbes called it “the most powerful firm of Wall Street”. It is also acknowledged as the second largest law firm all over the world in terms of revenue generation.
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher and Flom is a law firm handling some of the most strategic cases all over the globe. It is known the most for their contribution in the international corporate world, litigations, merger and acquisition, tax law, intellectual property, and countless other areas of practice. Skadden Arps Slate Meagher and Flom aims to provide their clients the best services and ensure that their client gets a fair fight in the court. The firm has approximately 432 partners amongst which the most prominent ones are Bruce Buck, Greg Craig, and Judith Kaye. The firm is also known for contribution of some of the highlighted lawyers of the firm towards ensuring a winning election for John Kerry to be the President of the United States (2004).
The National Law Journal ranked Skadden Arps Slate Meagher and Flom at the sixth number in their list of “250 largest law firms of the United States”. However, it stands at the second position within the state of New York, in terms of the size. Due to its flamboyant reputation, Skadden has most of the top 50 companies of the Fortune 500 companies. The firm is established as one of the best law firms in the United States to handle corporate cases. As per the 2012 ranking of the Vault, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher and Flom stands at the fourth position with the United States and is the 13th most attractive law firm for employers.
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