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National Security (Government Contracts/DCSA/FOCI) Mid-Level Associate

$310,000- $365,000/ year
Posted Jul 05
Full Time
HybridWashington, District of Columbia

Skadden’s National Security group in Washington, D.C. is seeking an outstanding mid-level associate. Candidates should have at least 4 years of relevant experience, which includes government contracts, DCSA, and FOCI work. Candidates seeking relocation are welcome to apply. High level of academic achievement and excellent writing skills is a must. The starting base salary for this Washington, D.C. position is expected to be between $310,000 to $365,000 annually. Actual salary will be determined based on skills, experience (to the extent relevant) and other job-related factors, consistent with applicable law.


Associates who join Skadden laterally participate in an enhanced mentor program, which specifically focuses on the unique needs experienced attorneys face during professional transitions.

These efforts, along with our professional development and other Skadden benefits, including a hybrid work model*, underscore Skadden’s long-standing commitment to investing in its people, culture and diversity. We also have an extensive pro bono program that allows attorneys to devote, and receive credit for, time for myriad causes that spark their interests and matches those interests with the legal needs in the community.

*Our current hybrid work model consists of working Monday through Thursday in the office. Attorneys also receive the opportunity to work remotely for specified periods throughout the year.


EEO Statement

Skadden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, alienage or citizenship status, marital or familial status, domestic partnership status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual and reproductive health decisions, disability, any protected military or veteran status, or status as a victim of domestic or dating violence, sexual assault or offense, or stalking.


Applicants who require an accommodation during the application process should contact Emily Johnston at (212) 735-3304.