Mid to Senior-Level Associate

Corporate (Mergers & Acquisitions)

Los Angeles

Skadden's Corporate team in Los Angeles is seeking outstanding lateral candidates with three to seven years of broad transaction experience working on public and private M&A transactions, joint ventures, and general corporate matters. This is a unique opportunity to join a premier Los Angeles transactional practice and become a key deal team member in high profile, innovative transactions across various industries and deal types, as well as gain direct exposure to clients.  Candidates seeking re-location are welcome to apply.

Skadden is a global leader in mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions. Skadden's Los Angeles M&A group handles deals of all sizes, from some of the largest public company transactions to middle market private deals, across a broad range of industries, including media, entertainment, fashion and apparel, consumer and retail, gaming, health care, real estate, beauty, food and beverage, energy and technology.  The Los Angeles office also regularly leads cross-border transactions, including deals for Asian-based clients or targets.

According to Chambers USA, which ranks our Los Angeles team in its prestigious Band 1 for Corporate/M&A, The Elite, Skadden has an “exceptionally well-resourced corporate group at the forefront of global M&A capability.” Clients say: “It is a fantastic firm with amazing lawyers who give great advice. They are quick, sharp and clients love working with them."

Skadden has a long-standing commitment to investing in its people, culture and diversity.  Associates who join Skadden laterally participate in an enhanced mentor program, which focuses on mentoring, training and career development.  In addition, Skadden associates enjoy a “work at home” policy that provide attorneys with flexibility to work remotely two days per week. We also have an extensive pro bono program in California that allows attorneys to devote, and receive full credit for, time allocated to important causes that benefit the community.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, please note that all newly-hired personnel in the United States must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their first day of employment.

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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