Skadden Careers

Exceptional Firm, Extraordinary People



With a reputation for unparalleled client service and innovation in the law, Skadden seeks attorneys with a wide variety of backgrounds, professional experiences and interests. We invite you to learn more about who we are, what we practice and the different positions for which we hire.

Legal Assistants

Legal assistants play an integral role in providing high-quality service to our clients, performing a range of tasks on corporate transactions and litigation cases. This section provides a look at the critical role our legal assistants play and information about our hiring process.

Support Staff

Skadden offers challenging work in a dynamic, inclusive and collaborative environment. As with our attorneys and legal assistants, support staff must demonstrate excellence of service, intensity of effort, teamwork and the highest ethical standards, which are essential components of the firm's core values. We invite you to explore available opportunities within the firm's multiple offices. 


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy 

Skadden is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  It adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, citizenship, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability (where the applicant or employee is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation), any protected military or veteran status, or status as a victim of domestic or dating violence, sexual assault or stalking.