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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: N/A

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

Chadborne 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 Chadborne & 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.

2016 New Partner Announcements

: The American Lawyer : March 14, 2016

The American Lawyer invites firms to send us the names of their new partners for 2016. Please send submissions to newpartners@alm.com.

Morning Wrap: Merrick Garland's Moment? | Feds Assail Apple

C. Ryan Barber : Legal Times : March 11, 2016

That Merrick Garland is a contender for a Supreme Court seat isn't new. The Washington Post puts a fresh spotlight on the D.C. Circuit chief judge. More from today's roundup: the Justice Department assails Apple, and the Fifth Circuit shields Proskauer Rose from investor claims over R. Allen Stanford's multibillion-dollar fraud scheme. And Sujit Choudhry, the dean of UC-Berkeley School of Law, resigns.

New Partners Yearbook 2016

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 11, 2016

The Law Journal's annual yearbook on new partners, including lateral hires, in New Jersey.

Court Shields Proskauer, Chadbourne From Investors' Stanford Claims

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : March 10, 2016

Proskauer Rose and Chadbourne & Parke are immune from liability for the conduct of a former partner at the firms who investors accused of helping R. Allen Stanford orchestrate a $7 billion fraud scheme, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.

Proskauer Beats Megabucks Class Action Over Work for Ponzi Schemer

Amanda Bronstad and Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : March 10, 2016

Proskauer Rose and Chadbourne & Parke are immune from liability for the conduct of a former partner at the firms who was accused of helping R. Allen Stanford orchestrate a $7 billion fraud, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.

In-House Counsel Profile: Damien Atkins

June Bell : : March 07, 2016

Damien Atkins oversees nearly 70 people: the 30-attorney legal group, which has about 20 support staffers, and the public affairs team.

3rd Circuit Probes Menendez's Motives in Executive Branch Meetings

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : February 29, 2016

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez's motivation for meeting with executive branch officials about medication dosage rules was the main topic at argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in his criminal case Feb. 29.

Hogan Lovells on a Hiring Spree, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 29, 2016

Hogan Lovells goes global for new recruits; a rough week for K&L Gates; Crowell & Moring brings back a top prosecutor; Debevoise bags a federal judge; DLA Piper plucks a longtime ESPN lawyer; and other notable additions from around The Am Law 200.

Chadbourne & Parke Agrees to Settle Stanford Ponzi Claims

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : February 28, 2016

Ending more than six years of litigation related to a former partner's role advising disgraced financier R. Allen Stanford, Chadbourne & Parke has agreed to a confidential settlement with aggrieved investors in Stanford's $7 billion Ponzi scheme.

Menendez Says DOJ Mischaracterized His Immunity Claim

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : February 17, 2016

As his oral argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit draws closer, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, D-NJ, has denounced what he deemed an excessively narrow interpretation of the U.S. Constitution's Speech or Debate Clause and an overly broad characterization of his immunity defense by federal prosecutors.

Civil Actions

: The National Law Journal : February 15, 2016

Cases recently filed in the Washington-area district courts.

Movers: Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : February 08, 2016

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

Prosecutors Rip Menendez's Reliance on Speech or Debate Clause

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : February 02, 2016

Turning back a main theme of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez's defense against bribery charges, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a Feb. 1 filing that the conduct forming the basis of the case is nonlegislative and therefore not protected by the U.S. Constitution's speech or debate clause.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : February 01, 2016

Four firms have added attorneys, while three firms and the Eastern District U.S. Attorney's Office announce promotions.

Firm Buoys Anti-Trafficking Mission

Mike Sacks : The National Law Journal : January 18, 2016

Carey Child, senior counsel to Chadbourne & Parke, was performing his duties as treasurer for his sons' high school crew team when another parent said a Fairfax County, Virginia-based task force against human trafficking needed some legal expertise.

Raising the Bar: The 2016 Pro Bono Hot List

: The National Law Journal : January 18, 2016

“Faster, higher, stronger,” may be the Olympic creed, but it could also serve as the battle cry of the law firms on our 2016 Pro Bono Hotlist.

Menendez Third Circuit Filing Claims Legislative Immunity

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : January 11, 2016

Lawyers for U.S. Senator Robert Menendez filed an appellate brief at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Jan. 11 in a bid for dismissal of corruption charges he's facing.

Third Circuit Sets February Hearing in Menendez Appeal

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : January 08, 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has tentatively set a Feb. 29 hearing date for U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez's appeal of the denial of his bid to dismiss corruption charges.

Report Touts Record-Breaking Year for Law Firm Mergers

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : January 06, 2016

A look back, and ahead, from legal consultancy Altman Weil.