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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

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.

Dickstein Litigators Decamp, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 06, 2016

Two litigation partners depart Dickstein Shapiro's shrinking New York office; Cooley lands a high-profile M&A partner from O'Melveny & Myers; Pillsbury plucks an insurance team from Orrick; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Menendez Charges, Bridgegate Battles Mark Year in Federal Courts

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : December 24, 2015

The criminal prosecution of New Jersey's senior senator on corruption charges and an intense battle in the criminal case stemming from the so-called Bridgegate scandal topped the list of noteworthy stories from New Jersey's federal courts in 2015.

Reed Smith Bolsters Corporate Group, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 06, 2015

Five months after a high-profile raid by Cooley, Reed Smith rebuilds its capital markets practice; Burleson refugees find new homes; Dentons keeps hiring; and other additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

K&L Gates Expands Abroad and Shutters in Spokane, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 18, 2015

New partners join K&L Gates in Sydney and Warsaw as the firm closes a U.S. office; Norton Rose Fulbright loses two practice leaders; Sutherland snags a Kaye Scholer project finance head; and other notable address changes from throughout The Am Law 200.

Pillsbury Lawyer Heads West, Plus More Lateral Moves

Nell Gluckman and Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 15, 2015

An environmental law expert heads to Oregon; Greenberg Traurig grabs two from McDermott in New York; Hogan Lovells hires a Latham & Watkins trio in Dubai; Ice Miller brings back a mayor; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Wilson Elser Expands in Texas, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker is the latest big firm to bet on the Lone Star State with an 11-lawyer team from Lewis Brisbois; Shearman & Sterling snags an IP trio from Kenyon & Kenyon; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Q&A: Pillsbury's Dekker on His Howrey Days, the Role of a D.C. Office

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : November 06, 2015

Chair-elect David Dekker spoke with the NLJ about his firm's characterizations—especially in the press—and challenges regarding growth, possible mergers and an aging partnership. His term as chair will move Pillsbury's leadership to D.C. and marks an unusual ascent of a recent lateral to a major firmwide position.

MLB Award Upset Over Proskauer's Ties to Parties

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : November 05, 2015

A multimillion dollar arbitration award in favor of Major League Baseball and the Washington Nationals baseball team involving broadcast revenues was the result of "an utter lack of concern for the fairness of the proceeding," a Manhattan judge said in vacating the arbitrator's decision.

Pillsbury's David Dekker: No Merger Before Spring, Not Even With Chadbourne

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : November 05, 2015

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman's chairman-elect until 2017, the Washington-based litigator David Dekker, said the firm isn't merging with Chadbourne & Parke any time in the near future, despite recent reports in the press. In fact, rumors about some of Pillsbury's possible merger partners have been wrong, he said.

Dentons Expands Across Pacific Rim Amid Busy Merger Market

Jennifer Henderson and Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : November 02, 2015

Global juggernaut Dentons is planning a new cross-border amalgamation with 500-lawyer Australian firm Gadens and Singapore's Rodyk & Davidson, a 200-lawyer firm. Meanwhile, Dinsmore & Shohl and Ike Sorkin's New York shop are doing deals of their own.

Law Firms, Banks Face Fallout From Stanford Ponzi Investors

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : November 02, 2015

Things are looking up for Stanford's 21,000 global investors, not to mention a group of lawyers representing them on a contingency basis.

Dorsey & Whitney Opens in Beijing

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : October 27, 2015

The Minneapolis-based firm expands into a second mainland Chinese office despite some U.S. peers leaving China entirely.

Pro Bono Week: The Best of This Year's Giving and Defending

: The National Law Journal : October 26, 2015

From Rwanda to a tiny Catholic Charities office in downtown Washington, lawyers took on cases, founded projects and reflected on the good they do and what more they can achieve. As the American Bar Association celebrates pro bono work nationally this week, The National Law Journal highlights the leaders, cases and efforts that have helped lawyers give back in the last year.

Hedge Fund Hires From Davis Polk, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Stone Ridge Asset Management recruits a Davis Polk & Wardwell corporate partner to be its new head of legal; McKenna Long's former cybsecurity co-chair finds a new home; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

First Year Associates

: New York Law Journal : October 13, 2015

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Mentor Relationships Provide Valuable Perspective," "Beware These Five Less Obvious Faux Pas," "Use Legal Writing as a Springboard to Success," "Social Media: Pitfalls to Avoid and Paths to Success" and "Young Lawyers Can Impact Their Firms Culture"

DLA Piper, Garrigues Take Aim at Emerging Markets

Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : October 13, 2015

DLA Piper announced a new base in Morocco, to be followed in early 2016 by an outpost in Johannesburg. Garrigues, meanwhile, is bolstering its presence in Latin America through a tie-up with a Colombian firm.

K&L Gates Partner Nominated as VA Watchdog, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 06, 2015

The Obama administration nominates a K&L Gates litigator to clean up the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; Pillsbury brings on a bitcoin expert; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

At Pillsbury, Incoming Chair Wants to Shake 'Complacent' Culture

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : October 05, 2015

In a Q&A, David Dekker outlines the firm's strengths, challenges and his agenda.

Report: 2015 Could Set Record for Number of Law Firm Mergers

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : October 05, 2015

There have been 68 law firm mergers through September 2015, according to a report released Monday by legal consultancy Altman Weil. The number is the highest through the third quarter of any year since the firm began tracking such deals nearly a decade ago.

INADMISSIBLE: Pillsbury Elects Firm's Next Chairman

: The National Law Journal : October 05, 2015

David Dekker will serve as the next chairman of Pills­bury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, the firm said last week. Plus more in this week's column.

What's Driving the Pillsbury-Chadbourne Merger Talks?

Patience Haggin and Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 30, 2015

Consultants, recruiters and former partners weigh in on what Chadbourne & Parke and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman stand to gain by merging with one another.

What's Driving Pillsbury-Chadbourne Merger Talks

Patience Haggin and Brian Baxter : The Recorder : September 30, 2015

The appeal for James Rishwain's Pillsbury seems to be broader reach and a boost to depleted ranks.