Junior to Senior-Level Associates

Financial Institutions Group (M&A)

New York

The New York Financial Institutions (M&A) group is seeking lateral associate candidates with one to four years of M&A transactional experience, including the ability to work effectively with cross-practice deal teams. Financial services background is not required. This is a premier group with excellent opportunities for mentoring, training and early client-focused experience. High level of academic achievement and solid law firm experience is preferred

Additionally, the New York Financial Institutions (M&A) group is seeking a senior-level associate (five or more years experience) with insurance M&A transactional experience, including transactional reinsurance experience. Solid credentials and ability to operate independently are a must.

Associates who join Skadden laterally participate in an enhanced mentor program, which specifically focuses on the unique needs experienced attorneys face during professional transitions.

These efforts, along with our professional development and other Skadden benefits, including a hybrid work model with work from home flexibility, underscores Skadden's long-standing commitment to investing in its people, culture and diversity. We also have an extensive pro bono program that allows attorneys to devote, and receive credit for, time for myriad causes that spark their interests and matches those interests with the legal needs in the community.

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