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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

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. ยง1782 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.

Successful DOMA Challengers Can't Recover Attorney Fees

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : September 24, 2014

A federal appeals court has ruled that plaintiffs who successfully challenged the Defense of Marriage Act are not entitled to recover attorney fees and costs.

Chadbourne, Boies Square Off as U.S. Guards Iran Secrets

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : September 15, 2014

Chadbourne's Abbe Lowell and Lee Wolosky of Boies Schiller are no strangers to sensational cases. Exhibit A: billionaire Victor Restis' defamation lawsuit against United Against Nuclear Iran, which was thrown back into the headlines over the weekend by the government's plea to toss the case.

Houston Lawyer Settles Patent Office Disciplinary Action

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : September 15, 2014

Tracy Druce, a co-executive partner in Houston firm Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg, asked to be removed from the list of registered practitioners before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, but he will have to jump through hoops if he seeks reinstatement as a result of a settlement in a USPTO disciplinary action that was filed over allegations he failed to adequately supervise an assistant.

Sidley Snags Cam Kerry, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 13, 2014

Sidley Austin has hired Cameron Kerry, a former general counsel and acting secretary at the U.S. Commerce Department and younger brother of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, as senior counsel in Boston and Washington, D.C. The Am Law Daily looks at Kerry's hire and more in our latest roundup of lateral moves throughout The Am Law 200.

Choate Hall, Foley Hoag Bask in Summer Associate Glow

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : September 12, 2014

Summer associates are generally a happy bunch. But some are happier than others, like those who spent the summer at Boston-based Choate Hall & Stewart, which tied with Foley Hoag for No. 1 in The American Lawyer's 2014 Summer Associates satisfaction survey.