Staff Attorney


Washington, D.C.

The Washington, D.C. office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP is currently searching for Staff Attorneys to join their Litigation Practice. The responsibilities of Skadden's Staff Attorneys include document review, privilege log preparation, participating in witness interviews, preparing witness interview memoranda, and legal research and writing generally related to document production and privilege issues. Staff Attorneys work closely with other members of our Litigation Department on a wide variety of litigation and enforcement matters.

Any candidate must be a graduate of an ABA accredited law school and have demonstrated strong academic performance. Candidates must be eligible to waive into the District of Columbia bar if they are not already members. 

Staff attorneys are eligible for the following benefits:  medical, dental, disability, and life insurance; 401(k); DC bar registration; on-site fitness center; continuing legal education (in-house, PLI, DC Bar, Lexis/Westlaw); 4 weeks of paid vacation; and parental leave.


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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