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Although it's not Skadden related, we thought we'd mention that New York office neighbor Conde Nast is saying bye-bye to a bunch of its employees -- 5% of each magazine's staff -- as well as instituting an additional 5% cut to each publication's non-payroll budget.Poor Men's Vogue!
We heard Executive Partner Bob Sheehan tell us a few weeks ago -- at what was probably the best attended Attorney Lunch in firm history -- that the firm's business is strong and that billable hours are essentially the same compared to the same period last year.If billable hours are roughly the same...
With Conde Nast looking to move out of Four Times Square as early as 2015, is Skadden going to grab the naming rights (and take more floors)?
We learned this week that Skadden was named one of the 50 Best Law Firms for Women by Working Mother because of its flexible Return From Maternity program. According to New York partner Maura Barry Grinalds, Skadden is tops for its standard maternity-related policies and because of its willingness...
Skadden summer camp is almost over for the year, so we think it's time to share some stories. Feel free to post your favorite summer memory or story in the comments. No names please.
This is an easy one to respond to:When do first-year associates get promoted to second-year? I want a raise, dammit!The raise comes in January, although the new first years arrive in September.If things are a little tight right now, eat a little extra at the Attorney Lunch and take home a doggie...
Is it us or have there been an awful lot of books missing from the New York Office library?The "MISSING LIBRARY BOOK" e-mails seem to have overtaken the plentiful "Blood Drive" missives as second only to the onslaught of pro bono e-mails. Or do the books come in third, with the Yankee/Mets...
We're looking forward to the week-long 60th Anniversary celebration, and particularly the June 5 shin-dig on Ellis Island, open to all New York office lawyers and summer associates and their guests.Hello?! What's more fun than 900 lawyers on an Island???Speaking of guests, one of the insiders is...
With most of the 2008 Summer Associate class hard at work already, we thought we'd pass on some advice as to how not to be the subject of an Insider blog post.First, please read the Top 10 from last year.Then, try to remember these additional points:1) Don't order bottle service at the club you go...
We know we're not reporting anything new, but here is the list of Skadden's new partners (effective April 1, 2008):David P. Armstrong, Banking & Institutional Investing (Toronto)Michael Beinus, Tax (Los Angeles)Michal Berkner, Corporate (London)John M. Caccia, Investment Management (New...