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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates

Labor & Employment

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What the team is known for

Renowned corporate powerhouse with notable expertise counseling clients on labor and employment matters related to M&A transactions and bankruptcies. Provides advice on restrictive covenants and executive employment and compensation agreements as well as departures. Houses additional expertise representing employers in high-stakes litigation, arbitration and mediation.

Strengths

A client describes the firm as "very strong, technically competent and very timely," and further commends its "extreme loyalty to the client, focus on achieving optimal outcomes and patience in learning the client's sensitivities."

Another source says: "The employment team is phenomenal and works very well together. They provide excellent counsel and have a very quick turnaround."

"The team is responsive, commercial and creative," reports a client, adding: "They are fantastic lawyers."

Notable practitioners

David Schwartz is noted for his representation of employers in a wide range of employment disputes. He also advises clients on employment agreements and the employment aspects of corporate transactions.
"He is very knowledgeable and has a very good sense of how things will play out, which he uses to advise clients." "He is very commercial, able to balance the sensitivities of matters and understands corporate objectives."

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Labor & Employment

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates

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Location

One Manhattan West

New York

New York

USA

10001

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

New York

Labor & Employment


David E Schwartz
Band 4