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Chadbourne & Parke LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 318
  • Gross Revenues: $249,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $785,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,135,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Chadbourne & Parke is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Chadbourne & Parke has 318 attorneys and is the 131st largest firm in the United States.  With $249,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 124th on The American Lawyer's 2016 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 200 124 -2 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 126 -5 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 36 23 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 22 16 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 108 -10 Summer programs

In the News

U.S. Supreme Court's Bribery Decision: A Gift for the Menendez Defense?

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : July 01, 2016

How directly the decision may impact any particular political corruption case, including that of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez in New Jersey, is unclear. Criminal lawyers offer differing opinions.

Jones Day, Akin Gump Help Central Americans Gain U.S. Asylum

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : June 27, 2016

Both firms have launched intensive pro bono efforts to represent women and children from Central America who face deportation.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : June 27, 2016

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

Judge Tosses Russian Bank's Suit Seeking $30M from Former Tycoon

Greg Land : Daily Report : June 21, 2016

A California judge dismissed a Russian bank's bid to enforce a $30 million judgment against the former co-owner of a chain of Russian stores selling toys and children's clothing, who is now living under political asylum in the United States.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : June 20, 2016

Seven firms announce new additions; Fox Rothschild announces promotions.

Cooley Hires Back Ex-Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 13, 2016

Former eBay general counsel Michael Jacobson returns to Cooley in Silicon Valley; a Kirkland & Ellis seeks a shave; Greenberg Traurig grows in Israel; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Third Circuit Hears Arguments on Bridgegate Names List

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : June 07, 2016

Exactly what constitutes a "bill of particulars" was the issue at the center of arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Monday over whether to disclose a list of unindicted co-conspirators from the Bridgegate scandal.

NYLJ Rising Stars 2016: Maureen Ketler Schad

: New York Law Journal : June 07, 2016

Maureen Ketler Schad manages pro bono initiatives as well as supervises and litigates pro bono cases for Chadbourne & Parke. She divides her legal career between the firm and its pro bono partner, The Door, a youth service agency in New York City.

Hunton Makes Two Big Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 27, 2016

Amid merger talks with a U.K. firm, Hunton & Williams added two practice leaders from Katten Muchin Rosenman; Bo Dietl's GC finds a new home; Jenner & Block launches a private wealth practice; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Sheppard Mullin's Growth Surge Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 23, 2016

Steptoe & Johnson's Korea practice co-head finds a new home; a Bryan Cave practice leader joins the Kentucky Derby; a longtime Paul Weiss litigator becomes a regulator; Perkins Coie hires from Microsoft; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Polsinelli Rolls Up Currency Head From Bryan Cave

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : May 18, 2016

A little more than a year after Richard Levin joined Bryan Cave, where he served as a partner and co-chair of the firm's digital currency team, the corporate lawyer has lateraled to another leadership post at fast-growing Polsinelli.

Limits on Liability for Involuntary Confinement Upheld

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : May 18, 2016

The extended litigation over the Pataki administration's involuntary civil commitment of sexually violent inmates following the completion of their prison sentences came to an end Tuesday at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Practice Leaders Pick Up Stakes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 18, 2016

A half-dozen big firms shuffled practice leaders within the past week; Skadden snags a high-profile arbitration expert in Hong Kong; the founding partner of Weil's Rhode Island office departs; and other notable laterals from throughout The Am Law 200.

Third Circuit Delays Bridgegate List, but Does John Doe Have a Case?

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : May 16, 2016

Public disclosure of a list of unindicted co-conspirators in the Bridgegate scandal is on hold pending a June 6 hearing before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, which agreed to hear an emergent appeal by a person named on the list who is seeking to block its publication.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : May 16, 2016

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Release of Bridgegate Co-conspirator List Delayed

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : May 13, 2016

The deadline for a list of unindicted co-conspirators from the Bridgegate scandal to be made public has been pushed back to May 17 after an individual named on the list filed a motion to intervene and stay the release.

Second Tranche of Offshore Docs Reveals More Big Firms

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 09, 2016

A nonprofit published a database of offshore entities culled from leaked documents at Panama's Mossack Fonseca. But while the names of dozens of law firms emerged in the disclosures, internal emails and other source materials remained out of public view.

Chadbourne's TMT Chair Goes Solo, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 09, 2016

The former Beltway-based leader of Chadbourne & Parke starts his own shop; Bracewell and Sidley make some big New York hires; a boutique investment bank recruits from Sullivan & Cromwell; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Chadbourne's Warsaw Office Sets Off on Separate Path

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : May 03, 2016

Chadbourne & Parke's outpost in the Polish capital, which it opened in 2004, has been spun off into its own local firm.

Chadbourne Pays $35M in Stanford Ponzi Suit; Proskauer Faces New Class Action

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : May 02, 2016

After striking a deal with Chadbourne & Parke, investors are hoping for another chance to pursue claims that Proskauer Rose helped R. Allen Stanford conceal his Ponzi scheme from regulators.

DLA Piper Adds High-Powered Duo, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 02, 2016

DLA Piper bags new recruits from Skadden and Willkie Farr; Chadbourne & Parke picks up a partner with World Cup ties; Cleary Gottlieb adds an Allen & Overy practice leader; Stroock nabs a former federal judge; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Davis Polk Hires Ex-Cravath Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 25, 2016

Ronald Cami heads to Davis Polk & Wardwell in Silicon Valley; Davis Wright Tremaine adds a former top federal prosecutor; another Bracewell partner departs; a new IP boutique forms inside the Beltway; and other key additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Judge to Unseal Materials That Will Be Used in Silver Sentencing

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : April 15, 2016

"The public has the right to know the facts and the factors the court is considering" in sentencing Sheldon Silver, Southern District Judge Valerie Caproni said Thursday when she ordered the unsealing of materials that involve Silver, the use of his public office, and a woman who until now has remained anonymous.

2016 Rising Stars

: New York Law Journal : April 06, 2016

The New York Law Journal congratulates the 42 young lawyers chosen as 2016 Rising Stars by a panel of 24 esteemed judges.

Law Firm Mergers Don't Benefit Clients, Report Finds

Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : March 29, 2016

Amid a spate of unconsummated law firm courtships, a new report claims that the majority of mergers fail to deliver benefits to clients and risk damaging partnership value.

Court Finds Proskauer Immune From Liability for Fraud Scheme

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : March 28, 2016

After six years of fighting investor efforts to recoup losses from former client R. Allen Stanford's Ponzi scheme, Proskauer Rose can breathe a sigh of relief.

Wiley Rein's FDA Head Joins DLA Piper, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 28, 2016

Wiley Rein's food and drug leader decamps for DLA Piper; Mayer Brown recruits a key Verizon in-house lawyer; Skadden hires from a high-profile boutique; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

McGuireWoods Bags Big BofA Book, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 23, 2016

McGuireWoods heads to San Francisco after a Reed Smith raid; Kirkland launches a Houston tax practice; Sidley Austin snags a high-powered IP team from Ropes & Gray; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Litigator of the Week: James Rouhandeh of Davis Polk

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : March 17, 2016

Rouhandeh's persistence paid off in lingering litigation tied to $7 billion Ponzi scheme, to the great relief of his law firm client, Proskauer Rose.

NY Boutique Bags Big Law Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 16, 2016

Comings-and-goings at McCarter & English; Pillsbury Winthrop heads to Hong Kong; Proskauer Rose picks up a new life sciences vice chair; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.