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Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP

  • Designation: Boston
  • Head Count: 152
  • Gross Revenues: $178,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,175,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,670,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 6

Choate, Hall & Stewart is a Boston-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Choate, Hall & Stewart has 152 attorneys and is the 255th largest firm in the United States.  With $178,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 155th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in LA, MA, NH and TN.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 155 6 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 255 10 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 108 -40 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 160 -7 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 31 -31 Summer programs

In the News

Withers Grows in Asian Divorce Capital Hong Kong

: The Asian Lawyer : March 30, 2015

The U.K. private client boutique has made an unrivaled push into the region to capitalize on a fast-growing population of high-net-worth individuals in China, Singapore and other top jurisdictions.

Amid Defections, McDermott Adds Practice Head, Eyeing Future Growth

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : March 19, 2015

Nearly four years to the day after McDermott Will & Emery took on the entire private client practice of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, the former has hired Holland & Knight's international private client practice leader Leigh-Alexandra Basha in Washington, D.C. The move comes as many Am Law 200 firms have reevaluated their private client and trusts and estates practices, and as McDermott braces for some other partner departures.

In Pill Mill Case, Insurers Don't Have to Defend Drugmakers

Francisco Alvarado : Daily Business Review : March 10, 2015

A Miami federal judge rules insurance companies are not required to defend two pharmaceutical companies being sued by West Virginia for supplying addicts.

Reed Smith Hires New CMO From Dechert

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : March 10, 2015

Reed Smith has hired former Dechert Chief Marketing Officer Wendy W. Taylor to fill the spot left vacant last October when its longtime CMO left the firm.

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.

Gibson Dunn, Kirkland Trade Blows; Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 14, 2014

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher grabbed a senior debt finance partner from Kirkland & Ellis in London, as the latter snatches Winston & Strawn's litigation chair in Chicago; Jones Day beefs up in Miami; Sidley Austin snags six from Loeb & Loeb; a half-dozen lawyers leave firms for in-house jobs and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Reed Smith Financial Services Paralegals Move to Firm Client

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : October 31, 2014

Reed Smith has parted ways with 12 paralegals in its financial industry group in Pittsburgh in the last two weeks, with the firm acknowledging a group of paralegals went in-house to client Federated Investors.

A Resurgent Canadian Tech Sector Draws U.S. Interest

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : October 29, 2014

As American investors sniff out Canadian tech deals, a few U.S. law firms are increasingly active north of the border.

Canada's Hottest Startups and Their Lawyers

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : October 29, 2014

A new wave of tech enterprises is attracting increasingly large rounds of venture capital.

Edwards Wildman's Tech Cochair Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 18, 2014

Another Edwards Wildman Palmer partner departs ahead of the firm's proposed merger later this year with Locke Lord; a Bingham partner heads to the FCC; Fried Frank and Kirkland & Ellis add a pair of new partners; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Dickstein Shapiro IP Group Defects, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 14, 2014

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips adds a three-partner West Coast IP team from struggling Dickstein Shapiro; Boies Schiller loses a litigator to Barclays, but grabs Al Franken's former general counsel; Davis Polk and Willkie Farr bring back partners from public service; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : October 13, 2014

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

Adderall Maker Settles Whistleblower Suit

Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : October 07, 2014

The maker of Adderall, Pennsylvania-based Shire Pharmaceuticals, has settled a whistleblower suit for $56.5 million in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

London Calling for US Firms, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 03, 2014

Gibson Dunn, Kaye Scholer and Paul Hastings all made major lateral hires in London this week by raiding their British brethren. The Am Law Daily looks at those moves and more in our latest tally of hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Top Trial Attorney at Ropes & Gray Heads to Choate Hall

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : October 02, 2014

Joan Lukey is leaving Ropes & Gray to join the much smaller Boston-based firm of Choate, Hall & Stewart as a partner and chairwoman of its complex trial and appellate litigation group.