Compare Sidley Austin vs Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom BETA

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

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.7
(based on 273 reviews)
3.7
(based on 263 reviews)
Career Opportunities
4.6
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
4.7
4.2
Work-life balance
4.3
2.8
Senior Management
4.6
3.2
Culture & Values
4.7
3.4
CEO Approval
Sidley Austin Ceo Michael Schmidtberger
98%Michael Schmidtberger
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Ceo Eric Friedman
89%Eric Friedman
% Recommend to a friend
96%
65%
Positive Business Outlook
95%
72%

Salaries

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What Employees Say

Pros
"Great benefits"(in 23 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 17 reviews)
"Support staff"(in 16 reviews)
"High profile"(in 13 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 29 reviews)
"Law firm"(in 24 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 49 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 24 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Partner

I have been working at Sidley Austin full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Clients come to the firm with their most challenging legal issues, which provides tremendous professional satisfaction. Colleagues are extremely talented and kind.

Cons

As far as Big Law goes, there is likely no place better than Sidley.

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