Earle Yaffa is currently managing director of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates.

Mr. Yaffa has been managing director of Skadden, Arps since 1980, when the firm had only 200 attorneys. Prior to joining Skadden, Mr. Yaffa was a partner at Arthur Young & Company, having been with the firm for 17 years. He is a CPA in New York and has had extensive experience in financial planning and control and information systems.




  • M.S., Sloan School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1963
  • B.S., Tufts University, 1961