Founded in 1948, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom is the largest U.S. law firm in terms of revenue and the third largest in the world. The firm has approximately 1,750 attorneys throughout 22 offices worldwide and Skaddens New York office serves as its headquarters. Skadden has positioned itself among the worlds leading law firms through the quality of its practices, its client base and its geographic reach. Skadden prides itself on representing companies in their most important legal matters, and the firms 50+ practice areas handle virtually every facet of business law. Skadden is committed to providing the highest quality legal service through its practice and geographic diversity, unparalleled attentino to client relationships, and substantial investment in people and technology. Representing approximately one-third of the Fortune 500 companies, Skadden is repeatedly recognized as a premier law firm; the 2006 edition of Chambers USA recognized 147 of the firms attorneys as leading lawyers, more than any other firm.