Diversity & Inclusion
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and affiliates (“Skadden”) strongly encourages its lawyers, legal assistants and summer associates to assist, through pro bono work, those individuals and groups unable to afford legal services. The firm is a charter signatory to the Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge, pledging to commit time equivalent to at least three percent of our annual billable hours to work on pro bono matters. Skadden attorneys — both litigators and nonlitigators — represent individuals and organizations of limited means in matters including:
Our attorneys also counsel nonprofit charitable and cultural organizations, and handle post-conviction representations in death penalty cases. The firm’s pro bono achievements have been nationally recognized and are reflected in the awards that we have received from various nonprofit organizations.
Pro Bono Practice Chapter
Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts
Firms Should Support Graduates' Goal to Provide Pro Bono Service
The National Law Journal