Matthew Feigin Supports Court Decision Demanding Pay for Interns

A letter to the editor authored by former Skadden Fellow Matthew Feigin (’02) in support of a federal district court judge’s decision that interns who are treated like regular workers must be paid minimum wage was published in The New York Times (“Unpaid Internships,” June 18). “Unpaid and low-paid internships gave me an undeserved edge later in my career,” the article said. “Giving interns who are de facto employees minimum wage will give people from lowincome families a chance to take those internships. That will make the job market fairer to all.”

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