In the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Skadden received the most top attorney rankings and most top nationwide practice rankings among law firms:
- 59 Band 1 attorney rankings.
- 12 Band 1 nationwide practice rankings.
- Six "Star Individual" rankings.
Skadden also received the Chambers USA Award for Excellence for having the nation's top Securities and Financial Services Regulation practices.