Skadden Arps Tops the 2007 Associates' Campaign
FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2007

The Legal Aid Society today announced that the 2007 Associates' Campaign raised $320,000 for the Society's Civil Practice with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP topping the list of firms.  Approximately 1,000 associates participated in the campaign which raisies funds for the most vulnerable New Yorkers-- senior citizens, disabled and chronically-ill children and adults, survivors of domestic violence, unemployed workers, immigrants fleeing oppression, persons living with HIV/AIDS, low income wage earners, and homeless and imminently homeless children and adults.

With Skadden Arps leading the list, the other firms in the top 10  include

  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
  • Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
  • Davis Polk & Wardwell
  • Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Top Contributors by Number of Associates

Firm with 200 plus Associates

  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Firm with 100-199 Associates

  • Linklaters LLP

Firm with under 100 Associates

  • Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

Firms with Participation by 50% or more of the Associates

  • Arnold & Porter
  • Covington & Burling
  • Fitzpatrick,Cella, Harper & Scinto LLP
  • Kornstein Veisz Wexler & Pollard LLP
  • Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy

Associates and their firms will be recognized at a special awards ceremony on July 24 at 5 p.m. at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.