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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 $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 200 122 -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

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.

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.