Skadden Discussions

What’s the general take on Skadden?

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My cousin just graduated from Harvard law and will start at the Skadden law firm in a few weeks. Even with all of these accomplishments she insists on dating the coke dealer from high school who doesn… more

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Current wfh policy for:
S&C
Skadden
K&E
Simpson
P,W

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The John Mulaney episode of My Next Guest with David Letterman on Netflix is a must watch for any big law dads. They have a segment with his John's dad, who is still a practing M&A lawyer at S… more

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Cross post w biglaw group: How strict is RTO for LA firms, specifically Paul Hastings, Skadden, Mayer Brown, GDC, Mofo, Omelveny, DLA, Kirkland, Latham, Cooley, Ropes, STB, Morgan Lewis, Milbank, Whi… more

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How strict is RTO for LA firms, specifically Paul Hastings, Skadden, Mayer Brown, GDC, Mofo, Omelveny, DLA, Kirkland, Latham, Cooley, Ropes, STB, Morgan Lewis, Milbank, White and Case and Covington?

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Was there a lay off at Skadden?

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List of firms that count recruiting hours towards bonus. Here is my friend-sourced list but hoping I can crowdsource more:

Arnold porter
Wilson sonsini
Wilmer Hale
Akin
Skadden
Goodwin- first 25 don’t count more

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How hard is it to get a job at Skadden? How selective are they?

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Thoughts on Skadden L&E group?

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Thoughts on Skadden in Houston?

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EU lawyer currently considering Skadden, is twice the money worth it? Any insight on their European offices welcome, thank you.

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Feel lucky to have offers from DPW, Skadden, Sullivan, Latham, Kirkland, and Paul Weiss. I’m having trouble choosing. Any thoughts or advice? Interested in Corporate with a slant towards media/technol… more

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Here are the real vault rankings of the big law elite. Prove me wrong

1. Watchtell
2. Cravath
3. Skadden
4. Sullivan Cromwell
5. Latham Watkins
6. Davis Polk
7. Kirkland
8. Sidley
9. Paul, Weiss
10. Simpson Thacher
11. Gi… more

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Skadden and Paul Weiss Funds groups, any insight in culture, work?

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Is it true that @thejosephabell was no-offered by Skadden?

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Heard rumors that Skadden is going back to 4 days in. Can anyone confirm?

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I think Skadden is laying off juniors in corporate. Can anyone confirm or is it just associate there scared and looking to leave? Do firms in the past lay off people due to H1 Visa?

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Thoughts on Skadden LA?

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Is Skadden considered “Big Law”?

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So I know that all most of these partners care about is their paper, but what law firms are as close as possible to being “recession-proof” I.e most unlikely to be laid off for hours?

I remember reading that Skadd… more

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I was reading a blurb from Lookzy which said that Wachtell, Milbank, Weil, Covington, Skadden and Freshfields are all involved in a recent M&A deal. As a new litigator, how common is it for this m… more

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If anyone is looking for Knowledge Management position at Skadden (90k+ base), 40 hr work week, I can refer. Great for former biglaw paralegals looking for more interesting work.

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Any insight into Skadden NYC real estate group?

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Is the Skadden succulent thing real? Lol

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Any insight on culture and WLB in Skadden Washington D.C. (DC) office?

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Any insight on culture and WLB in Skadden Washington D.C. (DC) office?

Los Angeles recommendations: looking for a good recruiter to help snag me a role with either Skadden or Latham. Of course, also very open to other options. Just really want to land one of these posi… more

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Breaking up with a long-term (live-in) girlfriend and moving into my own place. Friends have been tough to make because… well, this is the big law bowl, after all. Any tips for staving off loneliness … more

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This is silly but I left Skadden three years ago and (1) I can’t believe I used to work there and (2) I kinda regret leaving the prestige even though it’s much better at my new firm lol

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Is it hard for non-US educated attorneys to practice here? Do you ned an LLM?

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A founding partner who comes in once a week usually likes when we check in with him and just chat for a couple of minutes. During my conversation with the partner he asked me about what I think about X political figure (on topic because it was during the midterm chaos). I took as harmless but curious on peoples thoughts on partners asking about their associates political beliefs.

Friday Junior motivation?

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Can anyone give me an idea of salary expectation for a 2nd year associate, Michigan corporate firm with like 50 attorneys in Troy (big-ish city). I have an interview coming up but I have no idea what salary to expect

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Has your firm ever fired a partner for being verbally or physically abusive?

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To my recruiter colleagues… how do you feel about pictures on resume? I’m seeing this a lot now with recent graduates. Maybe it takes up space due to lack of work experience? I’m not loving it.

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How much do mid-level sales people do in SaaS? (Base Salary and commission structure)

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When recruiters post their email with jobs on LinkedIn, do they really want potential candidates to contact them? I sent an intro email today. No response. Should I just apply?

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What’s the point of forgiving student debt if we’re not going to reform the student loan system? Aren’t we just further encouraging law schools to continue to raise tuition?

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What is your general stance on hiring LLMs? Especially if their first law degree comes from a non-English speaking country.

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Hello! I have 11 years of fine Jewelry sales experience. I’m trying to transition out of Jewerly sales into something else. It’s time for a change. I’m looking for a job ASAP. Who’s hiring?

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Hello! We are a smaller company of around 50 people and have recently stopped communicating every departure at a company-wide level and only focusing on the departments/people whose work will be affected by this change. However, this has upset a lot of the team and created feelings of instability around job security. Do you have any best practices to share for smaller companies around off-boarding comm plans? Thank you.

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Does anyone have any suggestions on any programs or training to help my writing skills. Grammar is my worst enemy and writing emails makes me want to cry 😂 I copy and paste a lot just to reuse what I e already had proofread. I want this to become something I’m very comfortable with.

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Hoping to get my PHR in the next year or so. Outside of employer reimbursement, are there other opportunities for this to get funded? I know SHRM Foundation offers scholarships for the CP, but I am looking for PHR specific help. Thank you! :)

I'm a Sales Consultant with a target of £700k per annum. I'm selling a very complex solutions with a typical saying 6-12 months.

Typically working around 10 hours a day and covering a lot of timezones.

I get £40k base and £65k ote

Is this about the range or should I be pushing for more? How do I go about pushing for anrise?

Based in the UK for reference.

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Career development question — what are some (preferably free) resources/learning tools available for newer HR professionals? I do a lot of learning on the go in my workplace, and it has allowed me opportunities to advance quickly from Intern to Admin to, now, Compliance Coordinator, but I’d like to sharpen my knowledge so I can be an even greater asset to my company.

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Does anyone have sound advice for dealing with nitpicking feedback from a skip-level manager? I'm all for constructive feedback but something tells me that this individual might be out for me. I've worked here for 5+ years, I'm good at what I do and I show interest in my work. The feedback I receive feels out of place.
Asking for a friend,

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Looking for a 100% remote opportunity in Human Resources if you know of any please let me know

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Has HCl reopened their offices in India. I was having hr discussion and they told office have been reopened.

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I’m closing on a beach house on the cape at the end of June. If anyone is looking for a weekly rental from July 7 onwards let me know! 4bd/2ba, sleeps 8. Very nice inside and steps to the beach.

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I have a confession to make: i dumped my boyfriend of 1 year because he is a real jerk. Then, i set up a profile for him on Grindr and i added his phone number in the profile, now he get dick pics

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❓I heard bny taken employee survey with few options regarding WFH policy at BNY.
Which option bny provided to employee on wfh ?
Result declared by bny on wfh policy ? Any idea 💡 on wfh policy at BNY ?

I am an in-house marketing director. Get good feedback on my performance and generally contribute to the organization. The majority of my work is self-generated, I don't get too many emails from across the organization. Is that a bad thing?

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Welcome and post your queries about offers here for our experts to provide their opinion.

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I make 120k in Atlanta. How much more do I need to make to maintain the same lifestyle in the Bay area?

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Are we actually gonna get this group together sometime?

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Looking to join a Google Fi family plan of 4 lines which provides unlimited internet. Does anybody have an existing plan that I could get into, or I’m willing to start a new plan - pls comment.

Nielsen costs. How do you record expenses given they invoice based on prior 6 months. Do you record based on the invoice or month of service?

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What do y'all think?

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Anyone wants to join ion group?
I can refer.

One of the best organization when pay and WLB is considered.

Product based.

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I've had my run-ins with people who like to linger in their thoughts and spend time circling in conversation because, whether they knew it or not, they were not sure what they were looking to achieve.

This has burned me in the past (e.g., Hours spent revising material, unnecessary back-and-forth communication with clients).

Hence, when you are assigned something or create something for yourself, make sure you are fully aware of your end goal, so you know what you are working towards and how t

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