Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates (abbreviated to Skadden Arps; Skadden; or SASM&F), founded in 1948, is an international law firm based in New York City. With 1,700+ lawyers, it is one of the highest-earning law firms on the planet. Forbes magazine has called Skadden “Wall Street’s most powerful law firm.” The firm has been ranked “America’s Best Corporate Law Firm” in Corporate Board Member’s survey of public company directors every year since 2001.

Headquarters     4 Times Square, New York City, United States
No. of offices     22
No. of lawyers  1,700+
No. of employees  3,500+
Major practice areas     Business, litigation, disputes and regulatory
Key people     Eric J. Friedman
Executive partner   Claudia F. Joyce
Executive director / Strategy  Noah J. Puntus
Revenue     US$ 2.41 billion (2015)
Date founded     April 1, 1948
Founder     Marshall Skadden, John Slate  and Les Arps
Company type     LLP
Website      www.skadden.com