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Chadbourne & Parke LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 345
  • Gross Revenues: $254,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $735,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,110,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -12

Chadbourne & Parke is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Chadbourne & Parke has 345 attorneys and is the 126th largest firm in the United States.  With $254,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 122nd on The American Lawyer's 2015 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, NY and TX.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 122 -12 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

A Taste of India

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : July 01, 2015

A few firms set up shop in India during a previous liberalization campaign. Then a lawsuit brought by an Indian lawyers' group shut them down.

Will India Open the Door to Foreign Lawyers?

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : July 01, 2015

Global law firms are keeping a cautious eye on India as the government moves closer to lifting the protectionist regulations that have barred foreign firms from the country.

Stanford Ponzi Suit Continues for Chadbourne and Proskauer

Anita Abedian : The Litigation Daily : June 24, 2015

A Texas federal judge has allowed lawsuits to continue against Proskauer, Chadbourne and a former lawyer at the two firms over the roles they played representing convicted Ponzi scheme promoter R. Allen Stanford.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : June 17, 2015

Among other announcements, Robert E. Rice, a veteran regulatory enforcement lawyer and former federal prosecutor who most recently served as chief counsel to SEC Chair Mary Jo White, has joined Ropes & Gray.

Freshfields' U.S. Hiring Spree Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 17, 2015

The Magic Circle firm snags a senior Simpson Thacher & Bartlett civil litigation partner in New York; Sheppard Mullin adds a three-lawyer IP team from Pillsbury; King & Spalding opens in Tokyo; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Morning Wrap: Jenner Moves to Block Google Subpoenas | Sony Can't Shake Breach Suit

Happy Carlock : Legal Times : June 17, 2015

Jenner & Block fires back at Google's demand for documents. Sony loses round in a suit over last year's data breach. Sen. Bob Menendez must stand trial in the Garden State, a judge rules. And Judge Laurence Silberman of the D.C. Circuit isn't happy with the clarity of an agency's briefing. This is a news roundup from ALM and other publications.

Venue Unlikely to Impact Menendez Case, Observers Say

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : June 17, 2015

A federal judge's ruling denying a motion by U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez to relocate his corruption trial from Newark to Washington, D.C. isn't a major setback for the lawmaker, several observers said.

INADMISSIBLE: Warren, White Trade Barbs Over the SEC

: The National Law Journal : June 08, 2015

In a harshly worded 13-page letter, Sen. Elizabeth Warren last week told U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairwoman Mary Jo White that she found her leadership "extremely disappointing." Plus more in this week's column.

Menendez Says DOJ Flip-Flopped on Venue Issue

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : June 03, 2015

Taking on opposition from the U.S. Department of Justice to his desire to move his corruption trial from Newark to Washington, D.C., U.S. Senator Robert Menendez has again drawn parallels from his case to the government's failed prosecution of U.S. Senator Ted Stevens of Alaska.

What to Look for in the Menendez Case

Scott A. Coffina : The Legal Intelligencer : June 02, 2015

On April 1, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, D-New Jersey, and Dr. Salomon Melgen were charged in the District of New Jersey in a lengthy indictment, accused of conspiracy, bribery and honest services fraud.

Prosecution Slams Menendez Venue Change Bid

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : May 27, 2015

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed its opposition to U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez's motion to move his corruption trial from New Jersey to Washington, D.C., calling his analysis faulty and "results-oriented."

Menendez Seeks Trial In District

Charles Toutant : The National Law Journal : May 18, 2015

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez has moved to change the venue of his bribery trial from Newark to Washington federal district court, claiming he can't get a fair trial in his home state.

Morning Wrap: Sen. Menendez Wants D.C. Trial | Survey: Two-Year Law School Favored

Mike Sacks : Legal Times : May 12, 2015

Perkins Coie partner and Hillary Clinton's campaign lawyer Marc Elias is involved in a suit against Ohio's voting laws. New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez wants to move the corruption case against him to Washington federal district court. And a new legal ed survey says: ditch the third year of law school. This is a roundup of news from ALM and other publications.

Menendez Doesn't Want to Be Tried in NJ

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : May 12, 2015

U.S. Senator Robert Menendez has moved to change the venue of his bribery trial, claiming he can't get a fair trial in his home state.

Tilting at Windmills: Justices Preside Over Mock Trial of Don Quixote

Tony Mauro : Legal Times : May 12, 2015

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg played the role of chief justice in Washington on Monday night, presiding over a mock proceeding convened to decide whether Don Quixote&the Man of La Mancha&was so delusional that he needed a guardian.

Three Firms See Departures Continue, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 11, 2015

McKenna Long & Aldridge, O'Melveny & Myers and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman see more partners peel away; a former Bingham McCutchen tax partner rejoins her former colleagues at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; a Latham & Watkins antitrust litigator launches her own boutique; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

For Pillsbury Chair, Time to Hand Over Keys

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : May 08, 2015

Under James Rishwain, who announced he will step down at the end of 2016, headcount and revenue fell sharply as the firm searched for the right merger partner. But its overall financial health improved, partners say.

K&L Gates Absorbs Austin Shop, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 05, 2015

Despite a recent spate of departures, K&L Gates absorbed three-partner Moltz Morton & Glenn in Austin, Texas; Cozen O'Connor brings on a 10-lawyer state attorneys general group from Dickstein Shapiro; White & Case raids Clifford Chance in the Middle East; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

D.C. Moves: Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : May 04, 2015

Our roundup of law firm promotions and laterals: Covington & Burling; Jones Day; Kelly Drye & Warren; Locke Lord; Manatt, Phelps & Phillips.

Dealmaker of the Year: Andrew Coronios of Chadbourne & Parke

: The American Lawyer : April 28, 2015

Coronios helped SolarCity Corp. 
of San Mateo, California securitize cash flows from solar energy generation in a 144A offering of $54 million in notes, making it the first solar company to tap the capital markets through a securitization.

Wilson Sonsini Partner Sets Sail for New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 11, 2015

J. Christopher Groobey spent 25 years in Big Law before heading for the high seas; Fried Frank makes more litigation hires; Latham & Watkins lures three from Sidley Austin; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

In Menendez Case, Friendship Defense Could Prove Effective

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : April 09, 2015

As the government's case against U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez moves toward a trial, both sides in the case will be honing arguments about the true meaning of friendship.

Panasonic North America Brings in AOL CCO as New GC

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : April 09, 2015

Damien Atkins will be general counsel and corporate secretary for the Newark, New Jersey-based subsidiary of digital and electronic products giant Panasonic Corp.

Two Top Prosecutors Find New Homes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 07, 2015

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr and Morrison & Foerster tap the U.S. Department of Justice for two notable hires; Kramer Levin adds a life sciences practice head; Nixon Peabody nabs a Jones Day band leader and other moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Morning Wrap: Menendez Fights Indictment With $1.2 Million Legal Defense

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : April 02, 2015

Sen. Bob Menendez now faces federal criminal charges because of his involvement with a political donor, an eye doctor from Florida: This is a round-up of legal news from ALM and around the country.

Menendez Pleads Not Guilty to Political Corruption Charges

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : April 02, 2015

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, D-New Jersey, appeared in federal court in Newark April 2 to plead not guilty to political corruption charges filed against him a day earlier.

INADMISSIBLE: Sally Yates is Mum on Immigration Policy

: The National Law Journal : March 30, 2015

The constitutionality of the Obama administration's executive action on immigration is "an issue on which reasonable people can disagree," Sally Quillian Yates, the White House nominee for deputy attorney general, told the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 24. Plus more in this week's column.

2015 Dealmakers of the Year

: The American Lawyer : March 30, 2015

Our Dealmakers of the Year package is no rote examination of the 2014's biggest transactions. Instead, we spotlight creative thinking, novel approaches and innovative work. Here we present 20 transactions—some big, some small—where effective lawyering truly made the difference.

Defamation Claim Is Doomed by State Secrets Privilege

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : March 25, 2015

A Greek shipping executive who claims that he and his businesses were defamed by an anti-Iran advocacy group cannot sue, a federal judge ruled after the government intervened to assert that discovery would be harmful to national security.

Pataki to Remain in Lawsuit Over Prison Hepatitis Policy

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : March 19, 2015

George Pataki will remain a defendant in a medical indifference claim for his alleged complicity in a state policy of not informing inmates they had hepatitis or treating them properly for the infection.