Mid-Senior Level Associates

Executive Compensation and Benefits

New York

The New York Executive Compensation and Benefits team is seeking outstanding lateral candidates with three to seven years' experience (i.e., class of 2019 to 2015) with sustained executive compensation expertise, including on public and private M&A transactions, equity compensation design, negotiation of employment and separation agreements, tax matters including Section 409A and Section 280G, and advising on public disclosure and corporate governance matters.  These positions will be based in our New York office, our largest office and headquarters of our broad-based international practice. The starting base salary for this New York position is expected to be between $295,000 to $415,000 annually. Actual salary will be determined based on skills, experience (to the extent relevant) and other job-related factors, consistent with applicable law.

Associates who join Skadden laterally participate in our enhanced mentor program, Skadden Integration+, 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 and living proximate to the office, 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.

EEO Statement

Skadden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, alienage or citizenship status, marital or familial status, domestic partnership status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual and reproductive health decisions, disability (where the applicant or employee is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation), any protected military or veteran status, or status as a victim of domestic or dating violence, sexual assault or offense, or stalking.

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