Skadden Arps

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Great law firm.

Associate (Current Employee) New York, NY

ProsLots of high profile deals. Smart people. Great training. Some people and groups are really nice. Hours are not bad compared to the sweatshop reputation.

ConsSome people are hard to work with - which you will find in all law firms. The firm is not really a market leader in compensation any more. Coffee could be better at the firm.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Incredibly challenging and rewarding. Work among the best and at cutting edge of legal profession

    Associate (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Skadden Arps


    Pros: Salary, experience, training, quality of work Cons: Hours are long, work-life balance hard to come by (not… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Bring your blackberry with you when you go to lunch -- or on vacation

    Legal Assistant (Former Employee) Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Skadden Arps


    Pros: Demanding but professional work environment, on the attorney side. Opportunities to work in different practice… Cons: HR does not communicate well with support staff, people looking over their shoulders waiting for the axe to fall. Focus… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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