By Natalie Rodriguez (March 29, 2018, 4:34 PM EDT) -- Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP said in an internal communication Thursday that after reviewing its policies in response to the #MeToo movement, the firm will drop forced arbitration agreements for nonpartners, making Skadden the third firm to do so this week.
The firm joins Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, which publicly revealed Monday that it will no longer require employees to sign such agreements, and Munger Tolles & Olson LLP, which released its associates from forced arbitration clauses after a Twitter dustup over the weekend triggered by the leak of Munger Tolles' summer associate agreement.
Skadden, like Orrick, said...
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