Bloomberg Law
Sept. 3, 2020, 5:01 PM

Skadden Lays Off Some U.S. Professional Staff Amid Covid-19

Meghan Tribe
Meghan Tribe

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has laid off some of its professional staff in the U.S. as Big Law grapples with the new economic considerations brought about by Covid-19.

“We can confirm that we have laid off just under 4% of professional staff across our U.S. offices,” the firm said in an email to Bloomberg Law.

Attorneys were not a part of the cuts announced by the firm.

Some Big Law firms recently announced layoffs as they rethink long term planning and budget considerations in the face of a pandemic that doesn’t seem to be slowing down.

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