Skadden's Labor and Employment Group has been recognized as one of the top-tier firms in the area of labor and employment law by U.S. News — Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2020 and has been recognized as a “powerhouse” in complex employment litigation in the BTI Litigation Outlook. We represent clients across the spectrum of labor and employment litigation matters in trial and appellate courts at the federal and state level and in arbitrations and other dispute resolution proceedings, including in cases involving allegations of wrongful termination, employment discrimination and noncompetition violations. We also have a depth of experience in corporate counseling, investigations and other employment law issues that affect our clients and their employee-related policies and procedures.

With the benefit of a stand-alone labor and employment law practice, the firm advises employers on compliance issues under various labor and employment laws, helping clients conform their workplace practices and procedures to current law. Our attorneys also provide assistance on issues relating to our firm’s general corporate representations.

Our attorneys frequently speak on developing issues in labor and employment law. We also publish numerous articles and author a column that appears regularly in the New York Law Journal on labor and employment law topics.