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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 and NH.

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

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.

The 2014 Summer Associates Survey

: The American Lawyer : September 15, 2014

In this year's edition of The American Lawyer's annual Summer Associates Survey, the 3,645 would-be lawyers who completed the poll said they were highly satisfied with their experience at the 135 firms where they spent the summer, with Foley Hoag and Choate Hall & Stewart earning the top marks.

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.

Roberta Gelb: Math, Technology & Advocacy

Monica Bay : Law Technology News : September 11, 2014

STEM Cells: Gelb pushed through insecurity, with the help of mentors who saw her talent before she did.

Four Firms Contort to Lululemon Stake Sale

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 11, 2014

Choate Hall, DLA Piper, Weil and Vancouver's McCullough O'Connor Irwin are advising on an $845 million deal that sees Dennis "Chip" Wilson, the billionaire founder of Lululemon Athletica, sell half of his 27.7 percent stake in the yoga apparel retailer to private equity firm Advent International. The move averts a potential proxy fight at Lululemon and comes nine months after Wilson made controversial comments about the body size of the company's predominantly female customers.

Prudential to Settle Class Action Over Veterans' Death Benefits

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : August 07, 2014

Prudential Insurance Co. has agreed to donate more than $20 million to veterans' charities, and pay $8 million to survivors of veterans and service members who died, to settle a class action that alleged the insurance giant profited by not paying lump sum death benefits to the families.

iRobot Corp.

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

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

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 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 : June 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 : May 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 : April 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.