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- Designation: New York
- Head Count: 430
- Gross Revenues: $614,000,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,430,000
- Profits Per Partner: $3,290,000
- Year Over Year Change: -2
Cravath, Swaine & Moore is a New York-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Cravath, Swaine & Moore has 430 attorneys and is the 104th largest firm in the United States. With $614,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 52nd on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Cravath, Swaine & Moore ranked as the 61st highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in NY.
In the News
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 26, 2015
Cravath, Swaine & Moore; Kirkland & Ellis; Munger, Tolles & Olson; and Sullivan & Cromwell have landed lead roles on the Warren Buffett-backed $40 billion union of H.J. Heinz and Kraft Foods.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : March 26, 2015
Two of the country's largest food companies have agreed to merge in a deal put into place with the help of dozens of lawyers across four law firms.
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : March 25, 2015
Big banks have failed to convince courts around the country that various government agencies waited too long to sue over Wall Street's role in the 2008 financial crisis. This week, a judge finally adopted the banks' reasoning in a case brought by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 25, 2015
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Bracewell & Giuliani, Haynes and Boone, Kirkland & Ellis and Vinson & Elkins are some of the Am Law 200 firms that have snagged leading bankruptcy and restructuring roles in the struggling U.S. oil and gas sector.
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : March 17, 2015
Novartis AG is turning into a serial litigation target for plaintiffs lawyers at Sanford Heisler Kimpel, a firm that's already secured more than $270 million in settlements related to the pharmaceutical company's employment practices.
: The National Law Journal : March 16, 2015
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, and his chief of staff, Kevin Seifert, face a $100,000 lawsuit over a car crash Seifert was involved in while driving Ryan's car last year. Plus more in this week's column.
Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : March 13, 2015
The top New York-centered firms outperformed their rivals in 2014. Revenue grew an average of 4.5 percent at 17 top firms based in the Big Apple, while profits per partner rose 5.6 percent, according to reporting by The American Lawyer.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : March 09, 2015
The U.S. Senate confirmed Michelle Lee on Monday evening to lead the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Lee, former intellectual property chief at Google, had served as the acting director at the PTO for more than a year.
Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : March 09, 2015
Ellen Pao testified Monday that male leaders of the venture-capital firm repeatedly ignored her grievances.
: New York Law Journal : March 06, 2015
The judge discusses her pre-bench experience's impact on her judicial practices, the biggest surprise about joining the bench, her pet peeves and the most fun part of the job.
: New Jersey Law Journal : March 06, 2015
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 05, 2015
Big Pharma tops our latest roundup of deals worth $1 billion or more, with AbbVie Inc. agreeing to purchase cancer-drug maker Pharmacyclics Inc. for $21 billion. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom advised on the most number of billion-dollar deals this week, with four, while Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz led the way by transaction value.
: New Jersey Law Journal : March 04, 2015
This is the 's annual yearbook devoted to profiling both newly promoted partners and newly hired lateral partners at law firms in New Jersey.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 03, 2015
Patterson Belknap and Shearman & Sterling lose a pair of IP practice leaders; Cadwalader rebuilds in Houston; more Bingham McCutchen refugees find new homes; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Brian Baxter : The American Lawyer : February 26, 2015
Here are prominent executives in various leagues and their previous employers in Big Law.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : February 26, 2015
Our latest roundup of deals worth $1 billion or more includes Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.'s purchase of Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. for $10.1 billion; Asahi Kasei Corp.'s buy of Polypore International Inc. in a deal valued at $3.2 billion; and a merger between silicon producers Grupo FerroAtlántica and Globe Specialty Metals Inc. for a combined value of $3.1 billion. Latham & Watkins advised on the most number of deals, with four, while Sullivan & Cromwell led the way in terms of transaction value.
David Bario, Jenna Greene, Scott Flaherty, Mark Hamblett, Rebekah Mintzer, and Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : February 26, 2015
U.S. v. Standard & Poor's; Fjarde AP-Fonden v. Morgan Stanley; In re Bear Stearns Mortgage Pass-Through Litigation; In Re Freeport-McMoRan Derivative Litigation
Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : February 25, 2015
One of India's largest banks has sold stock on the country's domestic exchanges and in the U.S. to fund future growth and boost its capital reserves.
Mike Scarcella : Legal Times : February 24, 2015
Mary Jo White sat on the sideline for dozens of enforcement investigations. House Republicans want Senate colleagues to reject Loretta Lynch's nomination. Five questions concerning the Howard Shipley ethics case in the Supreme Court. This is a roundup of legal news from ALM and other publications.
Karen Sloan : The National Law Journal : February 23, 2015
A larger proportion of a smaller graduating class landed jobs at big firms.
Vivia Chen : The Careerist : February 23, 2015
Big Law's favorite 10 schools. Plus, the 10 underdog schools that outperform their ranking.
Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : February 20, 2015
Eastern District Judge Nicholas Garaufis said American Express' rules restricting merchants from steering customers to other credit cards with lower merchant fees impaired competition with other card issuers, stunted innovation and led to higher costs for merchants and consumers.
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : February 19, 2015
When antitrust regulators challenged rules that card companies imposed on merchants, Visa and MasterCard settled, while American Express opted to roll the dice in court. But despite the efforts of AmEx's lawyers at Cravath and Boies Schiller, the bet hasn't paid off.
Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : February 18, 2015
Orrick partner Lynne Hermle, lead lawyer for the venture-capital firm, had argued the jury shouldn't consider a colleague's gift and dinner invitation.
Jesse Londin : Law Technology News : February 17, 2015
Legaltech New York showcased new companies that may soon add to the disruption in legal services.
Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : February 13, 2015
Ellen Pao, who claims Kleiner Perkins passed her over for promotion because she's a woman, is expected to testify at the trial.
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : February 10, 2015
Cravath, Swaine & Moore may have taken a back seat in Qualcomm Inc.'s $975 million settlement with Chinese antitrust authorities. But there'll be plenty more work for the firm before Qualcomm's regulatory and litigation troubles are over.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : February 03, 2015
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft saw profits per partner decline by 15.3 percent in 2014 while gross revenue remained flat. Revenue per lawyer was down by 3.2 percent. At the same time, attorney head count climbed by 3.4 percent.
MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : February 02, 2015
Although Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom landed at the top of research firm Acritas' annual survey measuring the strength of U.S. law firm brands for the fourth consecutive year, its rivals are closing in.
Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : February 02, 2015
The number of New York lawyers promoted to partner at the largest law firms in the state is holding steady, while several firms are increasing partner promotions firmwide.