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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

Its former local peers have expanded across the nation, and the globe, but Boston-based Choate, Hall & Stewart continues to thrive by sticking to its knitting. At the one-office Choate Hall, the focus is on perfecting core practice areas instead of expanding the firm's footprint. "We're doing something very different than our competitors," said co-managing partner John Nadas. "We are all under one roof."

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

iRobot Corp.

Karen Sloan : The National Law Journal : January 21, 2014

The Churn: Edwards Wildman, Polsinelli Bulk Up, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 06, 2014

Edwards Wildman Palmer and Polsinelli poach toxic tort team on opposite coasts, the newly combined Squire Patton Boggs makes its first lateral hire, Foley & Lardner gets a new COO and more lateral moves from across The Am Law 200.

The Am Law Second Hundred: Punching Above Their Weight

Aric Press : The American Lawyer : January 02, 2014

Twenty firms in The Am Law 200 performed well last year, while many others just held their own.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 19, 2014

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

The Churn: SDNY Prosecutors Join Am Law Firms, Plus More Lateral Moves

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 29, 2014

Brown Rudnick and Ropes & Gray both announce additions of prosecutors from the U.S. attorney's office for New York's Southern District.

Brookstone Bankruptcy Yields Roles for Half-Dozen Firms

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

K&L Gates is serving as lead debtors' counsel to the specialty gadget retailer, which filed for Chapter 11 protection in Delaware on Thursday as part of a plan to sell itself to Spencer Spirit Holdings. The proposed $146.3 million deal has pulled in Am Law 200 firms Stroock, Greenberg Traurig, and Choate, Hall & Stewart, as well as two regional shops.

Jaywalk Your Tech Chops

Patricia Kutza : Law Technology News : January 13, 2014

Use these desktop and mobile shortcuts to shorten the distance between your present and desired tech skills.

Challenging Technical Inertia at Law Firms

Katherine Montgomery : Law Technology News : January 10, 2014

The panel "Why Does It Cost $800,000 to Produce a Document?" at the Chief Information & Technology Officers Forum started with a story and ended with good advice on how to mesh technology with law firm culture.