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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

Court Orders Hearing on Whether Menendez Aides Must Testify

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : February 27, 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.

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

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.