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Chadbourne & Parke LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 361
  • Gross Revenues: $282,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $780,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,240,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -4

Chadbourne & Parke is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Chadbourne & Parke has 361 attorneys and is the 121st largest firm in the United States.  With $282,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 110th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2003 Global 100 survey, Chadbourne & Parke ranked as the 96th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, IL, NY and TX.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 110 -4 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 121 -4 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 59 29 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 39 -10 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 108 -10 Summer programs

In the News

Proskauer Cases Reflect Efforts to Put Firms on Defensive

Amaris Elliott-Engel : Commercial Litigation Insider : December 19, 2014

Proskauer Rose has a vigorous commercial practice that frequently brings it into the Manhattan Commercial Division on behalf of its clients. But recently, the law firm itself has been defending its lawyering in four unrelated commercial cases. In recent motions, plaintiffs have either alleged malpractice or that the firm's attorneys had conflicts of interest and should be disqualified.

Bear Market Continues for Big Firms in Russia

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : December 19, 2014

Global 100 firms with a major presence in Russia have quietly pulled back from Moscow and St. Petersburg as the country's economy reels from a perfect storm of Western economic sanctions, the ruble's recent collapse and tumbling oil prices.

District Court Rejects Two Class Action Data Breach Claims

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : December 17, 2014

P.F. Chang successfully dismissed two federal data breach claims for failure to state a claim.

2014 Year in Review: Securities Class Action Law

Michelle Hartmann : Texas Lawyer : December 15, 2014

On the Move

: The American Lawyer : December 10, 2014

Two Kirkland & Ellis partners have departed, moving to Willkie Farr and Bristol-Myers Squibb; Chadbourne & Parke has added a former U.S. ambassador to Uruguay; and other moves.

Victor in Attorney General Race Outspent GOP Rival 3-1

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : December 08, 2014

Democrat Eric Schneiderman outspent John Cahill, his Republican rival for state attorney general, by better than a 3-1 ratio in this year's race, according to the candidates' final campaign spending reports.

Three Kirkland Partners Depart, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 05, 2014

A trio of partners from Kirkland & Ellis and Edwards Wildman Palmer sets up shop in new locales; three more firms hire Bingham McCutchen refugees; Chadbourne & Parke adds a former U.S. ambassador; Skadden brings back a top federal regulator; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

DLA Piper's Turkey Office Demerges From Firm

Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : November 18, 2014

DLA Piper's Turkish office has demerged from the firm to reestablish itself as an independent practice.

Covington Nabs MoFo Financial Services Pro, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 09, 2014

Covington & Burling picks up a leading consumer financial services lawyer from Morrison & Foerster, a firm that recently saw a technology transactions partner join the NBA; Gibson Dunn makes a government hire after election season; two more firms raid Bingham; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Voters Give Attorney General Schneiderman a Second Term

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : November 06, 2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman both won second terms Tuesday despite an election in which Democrats lost control of Congress in Washington and Republicans took back control of the state Senate in Albany.

AG Hopefuls Come Out Swinging at Sole Debate

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : November 03, 2014

The first and last debate between incumbent Eric Schneiderman and challenger John Cahill for state attorney general provided a host of candid and unscripted moments that are rare in televised debates.

Steptoe Duo Decamps, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 01, 2014

A Steptoe & Johnson crisis manager joins a spin shop, while a former special counsel quietly departs; Kirkland adds another Skadden partner; King & Spalding brings on Bobby Jindal's brother; Baker & Hostetler bags three across the country; a Bingham IP star departs; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

In re Application Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. ยง1782 of Okean B.V.

: New York Law Journal : October 28, 2014

Documents' Production Unduly Burdensome, Intrusive on Law Firm; Subpoena Quashed

Goodman v. AssetMark, Inc.

: New York Law Journal : October 23, 2014

'Toice' Not Grounds to Reconsider Fiduciary Duty Breach Claim's Dismissal Under SLUSA

General Jurisdiction in New York After 'Daimler'

George Bundy Smith and Thomas J. Hall : New York Law Journal : October 20, 2014

George Bundy Smith and Thomas Hall write: Recent Commercial Division decisions make clear that the new standard set forth under Daimler v. Bauman has reduced the reach of New York courts' general jurisdiction over non-domiciliary corporations by providing only a 'limited set of affiliations' that can now confer general jurisdiction.

Asia Deal Digest: Oct. 16, 2014

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : October 16, 2014

*Simpson Thacher, Sullivan & Cromwell lead two Tokyo IPOs worth $2.6 billion*Morgan Lewis guides Kazakhstan through its first dollar bond issue in 14 years*Skadden acts on the first listing by a Malaysian company in the U.S.

Candidates for AG Release Tax Returns, Set Debate

Michael Virtanen : The Associated Press : October 14, 2014

The Republican challenger for New York attorney general would take a steep pay cut if elected.

King & Spalding Raids Bingham in London, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 07, 2014

Bingham McCutchen has one partner left in London following the departure of a restructuring specialist for King & Spalding, which lost the founder of its London office to General Electric. Meanwhile, Schiff Hardin heads to Dallas, along with other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Moves at Chadbourne, Duff & Phelps

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : October 03, 2014

Plus Traveling Coaches co-founder retires.

Am Law 100 Firms Toast Beer, Aluminum Deals in Russia

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 25, 2014

Despite worries over Western sanctions, a trio of Am Law 100 firms sidled up for the $700 million sale of Pabst Brewing Co. to Russia's Oasis Beverages, while Russian veteran Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton advised aluminum giant United Company Rusal on its recent $5.15 billion debt restructuring.

Successful DOMA Challengers Can't Recover Attorney Fees

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : September 24, 2014

A federal appeals court has ruled that plaintiffs who successfully challenged the Defense of Marriage Act are not entitled to recover attorney fees and costs.

Chadbourne, Boies Square Off as U.S. Guards Iran Secrets

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : September 15, 2014

Chadbourne's Abbe Lowell and Lee Wolosky of Boies Schiller are no strangers to sensational cases. Exhibit A: billionaire Victor Restis' defamation lawsuit against United Against Nuclear Iran, which was thrown back into the headlines over the weekend by the government's plea to toss the case.

Houston Lawyer Settles Patent Office Disciplinary Action

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : September 15, 2014

Tracy Druce, a co-executive partner in Houston firm Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg, asked to be removed from the list of registered practitioners before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, but he will have to jump through hoops if he seeks reinstatement as a result of a settlement in a USPTO disciplinary action that was filed over allegations he failed to adequately supervise an assistant.

Sidley Snags Cam Kerry, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 13, 2014

Sidley Austin has hired Cameron Kerry, a former general counsel and acting secretary at the U.S. Commerce Department and younger brother of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, as senior counsel in Boston and Washington, D.C. The Am Law Daily looks at Kerry's hire and more in our latest roundup of lateral moves throughout The Am Law 200.

Choate Hall, Foley Hoag Bask in Summer Associate Glow

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : September 12, 2014

Summer associates are generally a happy bunch. But some are happier than others, like those who spent the summer at Boston-based Choate Hall & Stewart, which tied with Foley Hoag for No. 1 in The American Lawyer's 2014 Summer Associates satisfaction survey.

Houston Lawyer Settles Patent Office Disciplinary Action

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : September 10, 2014

Tracy Druce, a co-executive of Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg of Houston, and the director of the Office of enrollment and Discipline for the United States Patent and Trademark Office settle disciplinary action.

K&L Gates Boosts Australia With Mining Partner

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : September 08, 2014

Having launched in Australia last year through a merger with national firm Middletons, K&L Gates has continued to expand down under with hire of Norton Rose Fulbright mining partner Robert Milbourne.

D.C. Moves

: The National Law Journal : September 08, 2014

Personnel changes at Washington-area law firms.

Attorneys Jump In to Help Children in Immigration Court

Tania Karas : New York Law Journal : September 04, 2014

Alberth, a shy 10-year-old who made his way alone from his native El Salvador to the United States, appeared last week in a tiny Manhattan courtroom thousands of miles from his homeland, one of 36 children appearing at Immigration Court as part of a "rocket docket" to expedite deportations of the tens of thousands of Central American children who have entered the United States illegally in the past year..

Weil Hires in Dallas, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 02, 2014

Weil, Gotshal & Manges, which experienced an exodus of partners in Dallas last year, has made a key corporate hire in the city. The Am Law Daily looks at that move as well as more departures from Bingham McCutchen and Kirkland & Ellis, tie-ups by DLA Piper and Hinshaw & Culbertson and some prominent lawyers leaving public service in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.