In the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Skadden received the most top rankings among law firms, including:
- 68 Band 1 attorney rankings.
- 36 Band 1 practice rankings.
- Five "Star Individual" rankings.
Skadden also received a 2015 Chambers USA "Award for Excellence" for having the nation's top tax practice. In addition, New York M&A partner Peter Allan Atkins was honored with the "Lifetime Achievement Award" for his accomplishments and continuing work as "one of the world's foremost authorities on corporate and securities law."