Compare Davis Polk vs Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom BETA

See how Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom vs. Davis Polk compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 102 reviews)
3.7
(based on 264 reviews)
Career Opportunities
3.8
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
4.3
Work-life balance
3.1
2.8
Senior Management
3.9
3.2
Culture & Values
4.3
3.5
CEO Approval
Davis Polk Ceo Thomas J. Reid
93%Thomas J. Reid
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Ceo Eric Friedman
90%Eric Friedman
% Recommend to a friend
83%
66%
Positive Business Outlook
75%
72%

Salaries

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What Employees Say

Pros
"Law firm"(in 10 reviews)
"Great place"(in 9 reviews)
"Support staff"(in 16 reviews)
"High profile"(in 13 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 13 reviews)
"Unpredictable hours"(in 5 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 49 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 24 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Administrative Assistant

I have been working at Davis Polk full-time

Pros

-lots of growth opportunities -dynamic work-environment -friendly and professional community -one of the few places that honors an hour-long lunch break

Cons

There are none at the moment

Current Employee - Associate

I have been working at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Great people, great mentorship, lots of resources at your fingertips. Work/life balance taken more seriously than one would expect for big law.

Cons

Experiences may vary among locations.

Job Postings