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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

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.

US Attorney Ronald Machen in DC Announces Resignation

Tony Mauro : Legal Times : March 16, 2015

U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen Jr. in Washington announced on Monday he will return to private practice after five years in the position.

Winston Poaches 11-Partner Team From Pillsbury

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

Less than a week after Winston & Strawn hired Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman's structured products practice head, it is poised to pick up another 10 corporate, finance and private equity partners from the same firm.

Two Texas Partners Leave Vinson, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 10, 2015

Sidley Austin and Katten Muchin Rosenman snag Vinson & Elkins partners in Houston; Honigman adds a former U.S. senator; K&L Gates bags eight lawyers in two cities; Mayer Brown and Chadbourne & Parke make additions in Mexico City; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Mayer Brown Expands Energy Practice Into Mexico City

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : March 10, 2015

Recent reforms to the energy industry in Mexico have prompted Mayer Brown to establish an office in the country's capital city. Last year, Mexico opened up exploration and production to foreign investment for the first time in 75 years.

Court Orders Hearing on Whether Menendez Aides Must Testify

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : March 06, 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ordered a hearing into whether aides to U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez can be compelled to testify before a grand jury about the senator's advocacy for the business interests of a close personal friend.

Recognizing Leadership on Immigration Issues

: New York Law Journal : March 05, 2015

The Legal Aid Society held an event at Chadbourne & Parke Tuesday to recognize attorneys and city officials for their work in expanding opportunities for New York City immigrants.

Chadbourne Staffer Banned from Law Firms After Caught Stealing

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : February 17, 2015

The accounts manager in London who stole $15,360 from Chadbourne & Parke has been banned from working at any law firm.

Dentons, Shearman See Africa Rising

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : February 05, 2015

The two Am Law 100 firms are poised to set up shop in Johannesburg and Cairo, respectively.

Polsinelli's Super Bowl Shuffle, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 01, 2015

Polsinelli, one of the Am Law 100's fastest-growing firms, churns through its partnership; Alston & Bird adds eight in Dallas; Freshfields hires again in New York; a Skadden practice leader goes in-house; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Chadbourne Opens New Office in Johannesburg

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : January 28, 2015

Chadbourne & Parke will open the South African outpost on Feb. 2, to be headed by Lido Fontana, a former project finance partner from one of the country's top corporate firms.

McDermott Taps New COO, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 25, 2015

Two firms shuffling their COOs saw partners depart in January; DLA Piper and Kirkland & Ellis make some high-profile labor and employment hires; Quinn Emanuel grows in Houston; Wilmer raids MoFo for a new cybersecurity chair; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Chadbourne & Parke: Compelled to Help Immigrant Children

Carlyn Kolker : The National Law Journal : January 05, 2015

Chadbourne has long devoted itself to the cause of immigrant children. Since 2005, the firm has funded a fellowship at The Door, a youth advocacy nonprofit that helps them seek legal status.

Pro Bono Hot List

: The National Law Journal : January 05, 2015

Ten law firms that made exemplary contributions in providing access to justice.

Kornreich Reaffirms Skepticism Toward Marketability Discounts

Amaris Elliott-Engel : Commercial Litigation Insider : January 04, 2015

Manhattan Commercial Division Justice Shirley Werner Kornreich has questioned the practice of applying a discount to the value of stakes in closely held corporations because they are not easily sold.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : December 23, 2014

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has elected as a partner Andrew Smith in litigation.Norton Rose Fulbright has added Andrew Roth, a transactional and regulatory health lawyer, as a partner.

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. §1782 of Okean B.V.

: New York Law Journal : October 28, 2014

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