Skadden Careers

Exceptional Firm, Extraordinary People



With a reputation for outstanding 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.

Meet Our Staff

Skadden's staff play an integral role in helping the firm provide high-quality service to all clients, demonstrating teamwork and the highest ethical standards. Learn more about our dynamic environment and explore the possibilities within the firm's domestic and international 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, sex, 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.

Federal Employment Laws

Skadden's affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans is available for review by any employee or applicant for employment upon request, which may be made by calling Human Resources at (212) 735-3037.