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Crowell & Moring LLP

  • Designation: Washington
  • Head Count: 459
  • Gross Revenues: $349,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $760,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $925,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 1

Crowell & Moring is a Washington, D.C.-based law firm with four offices worldwide. The firm ranked 81st on The American Lawyer's 2011 Am Law 100 rankings of firms based on revenue with $327,500,000 in gross annual revenue for 2010. With 441 attorneys, the firm placed 97th on the National Law Journal's 2011 NLJ 250 rankings of firms based on size. Crowell & Moring's legal practice includes litigation, antitrust, government contracts, corporate mergers and acquisitions, and intellectual property, among others, for a range of corporate and individual clients. In addition to its Washington, D.C. headquarters, Crowell & Moring has offices in California, New York, Alaska, London, Brussels, Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 83 1 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 83 1 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 95 2 Lawyer head count
The A-List 42 1 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 36 -5 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 60 -17 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 53 43 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 9 -3 Summer programs

In the News

The Churn: Weil, Patton Boggs See More Defections, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 01, 2014

Weil, Gotshal & Manges loses a securities litigation partner to Jenner & Block; Patton Boggs goes through another spate of departures; and Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr hires a former FBI director and his ex-chief of staff.

Big Suits

Jan Wolfe, Ross Todd, and Rebekah Mintzer : The American Lawyer : January 31, 2014

Motorola v. AU Optronics; In re Bank of American RMBS litigation; Vichi v. Konicklijke Philips; and more

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 31, 2014

Randy Aoyama joins Hinshaw & Culbertson as partner in the Phoenix office. Plus more law firm movers in this week's column.

D.C. Moves

: The National Law Journal : January 24, 2014

Legal industry job changes in our nation's capital.

DC Lateral Moves Roundup

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : January 21, 2014

Proskauer Rose and Miles & Stockbridge grabbed lawyers from Crowell & Moring. A partner left Williams & Connolly for Zuckerman Spaeder. And a bankrupcty group went to Baker Donelson.

The Churn: Crowell Adds and Loses, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 21, 2014

Crowell & Moring gains one partner and loses two others, McDermott Will & Emery makes two IP partner hires and a pair of Wilson Elser lawyers jump to New Jersey's Wolff & Samson.

ExxonMobil-Insurer Settlements Prompt Disclosure Demand

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : January 20, 2014

The content of settlements ExxonMobil has reached with a dozen insurance companies over denied coverage of thousands of asbestos-related lawsuits should be turned over, certain insurers have argued to a Manhattan Supreme Court judge.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 17, 2014

Pamela Fulmer joins Arent Fox's intellectual property and complex litigation practices as partner in the San Francisco office. Plus more law firm movers in this week's column.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 17, 2014

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.

The Churn: Holland & Knight Scatters Five Partner Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 14, 2014

Holland & Knight adds two partners in Tampa and individual partners in Miami, New York and San Francisco; Burr & Forman welcomes four health care attorneys in Birmingham; and two energy and natural resources partners move to Husch Blackwell's Denver office.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 12, 2014

Six firms have added partners and Oleg Sabel has added counsel.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 10, 2014

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.

Steptoe Profits Fall in 2013

Jenna Greene : Legal Times : January 06, 2014

For Steptoe & Johnson LLP, 2013 was a mixed bag. Revenue was flat at $365 million, profits per partner fell by $75,000 to $905,000, but revenue per lawyer climbed slightly to $900,000.

Modest Growth at Crowell & Moring

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : January 05, 2014

Modest growth lifted Crowell & Moring's net profit and its profits per partner in 2013 compared with 2012. The firm focused on investing in certain areas by adding lawyers rather than pushing up profits, Crowell chairman Kent Gardiner said.

State Energy Lawyers Join Crowell

Nathalie Pierrepont : The Recorder : January 04, 2014

The Churn: Dentons Continues Heenan Blaikie Hiring, Plus More Lateral Moves

Sara Randazzo : The Am Law Daily : January 04, 2014

Dentons hires a total of 46 attorneys from failed Canada firm Heenan Blaikie; Akerman adds three new litigators in its month-old Chicago office; and a former White House adviser joins Akin Gump.

Patton Boggs Closes N.J. Office, Talks Merger Amid Restructuring

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : January 03, 2014

Patton Boggs is pressing forward on a restructuring strategy, announcing within days last week the closure of the firm's Newark office and a possible merger with Squire Sanders.

Legal Counsel for the Elderly to Receive Potter Stewart Award

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : January 28, 2014

Legal Counsel for the Elderly is the recipient of this year's Justice Potter Stewart Award for work on behalf of the administration of justice in the District of Columbia.

The Churn: Latham Adds from Ropes in Boston, Plus More Lateral Moves

Sara Randazzo : The Am Law Daily : January 25, 2014

A Boston-based white-collar litigator jumps to Latham & Watkins from Ropes & Gray; Brownstein Hyatt Farber & Schreck gains five intellectual property lawyers; and Morrison & Foerster welcomes back a former partner from the Obama administration.

Mayer Brown Balks at Idea It Was Spied on by U.S. Ally It Once Advised

Ed Shanahan : The Am Law Daily : January 17, 2014

Stopping short of a full-fledged denial, the Am Law 100 firm pushed back early Monday against the suggestion, laid out by The New York Times, that its lawyers' communications with a foreign client were intercepted by an Australian spy agency with the National Security Agency's blessing. Meanwhile, in an ironic twist, Justice Department records show that Australia once employed Mayer Brown as its U.S. lobbyist on free trade issues.

Corporate News & Analysis

: New York Law Journal : January 13, 2014

Recent articles from NYLJ's Corporate Update on arbitration, regulation and governance.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 10, 2014

Patricia Hennessy joins Conrad O'Brien as co-chairwoman of the education law group in the West Chester, Pa., office. Plus more law firm movers in this week's column.

Realizing Tax Preferences Under the ACA Becomes More Difficult

James E. Kellett and Seth T. Perretta : New York Law Journal : January 30, 2014

In a Taxation article, James E. Kellett and Seth T. Perretta of Crowell & Moring discuss recent guidance that will limit today an employer's and employee's ability to utilize the current federal income and payroll tax advantages for employer-paid health care, and provide a brief overview of these new rules and their implications to common employer-sponsored arrangements.

SEC Makes Cybersecurity a Priority

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : January 24, 2014

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission includes cybersecurity in its 2014 national examination priorities.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 24, 2014

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.

Covington Guts Motorola Claims in LCD Antitrust Fight

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : January 24, 2014

A judge slashed more than $3 billion in potential damages from a price-fixing lawsuit brought by Motorola against eight Asian liquid crystal display manufacturers, including Samsung and Sharp.

The Churn: Ted Kennedy Jr. Joins Epstein, Plus More Lateral Moves

Sara Randazzo : The Am Law Daily : January 21, 2014

Epstein Becker hires Ted Kennedy Jr. in Connecticut; Reed Smith launches a Kazakhstan office with two Dewey alumni; and a former political adviser in Florida joins Shutts & Bowen.

CIVIL ACTIONS

: The National Law Journal : January 20, 2014

Egyptian Unrest Causes British Firm to Flee Cairo

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 07, 2014

Four months after The Am Law Daily checked in on Am Law 100 and other leading foreign firms with offices in tumultuous Cairo, London-based Trowers & Hamlins has decided that Egypt's ongoing civil unrest is too much to bear.

D.C. MOVES

: The National Law Journal : January 23, 2013

Regulatory Reform

: New York Law Journal : January 16, 2013

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Investment Banks Face Challenges Under New Municipal Advisor Rules," "Regulating Interconnectivity on the 'Internet of Things,'" "Costs and Benefits of JOBS Act's Lifting of General Advertising Ban" and "To Grow or Not to Grow."

Regulating Interconnectivity on the 'Internet of Things'

Kelly T. Currie and Cheryl A. Falvey : New York Law Journal : January 16, 2013

Kelly T. Currie and Cheryl A. Falvey of Crowell & Moring write: Consumer products, embedded with sensors and the ability to communicate, challenge traditional methods of managing the risks to privacy and security presented by these innovative offerings. To succeed in this new world, consumer businesses will need to navigate turbulent and uncertain waters in consumer privacy and technology security.

In-House Counsel Profile: INTL FCStone's Rene Friedman

Richard Acello : The National Law Journal : January 09, 2013

INTL FCStone Inc., based in New York, is a financial services company handling commodities, capital markets, currencies and asset management. Rene Friedman heads up its team of 13 attorneys.

INADMISSIBLE: D.C. Superior Court Judge Gets Rebuked

: The National Law Journal : January 09, 2013

District of Columbia Superior Court Judge Natalia Combs Greene received a rare public rebuke last month from a judicial review commission about her temperament. Plus more in this week's column.

The Churn: In and Out at Kaye Scholer, Plus More Lateral Moves

Hillary Flynn : The Am Law Daily : January 06, 2013

Kaye Scholer loses a partner on each coast while hiring senior attorneys in its Chicago and Frankfurt offices; the former director of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Competition returns to Boies, Schiller & Flexner; and Gardere Wynne Sewell expands by three in Dallas..

Governor Fills SF Bench Seat, 17 Others Around State

Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : January 05, 2013

Appellate lawyer Ethan Schulman of Crowell & Moring was tapped to replace Judge Ellen Chaitin in San Francisco Superior Court.

INADMISSIBLE: Ten Months Later—No PTO Chief In Sight

: The National Law Journal : January 02, 2013

It's hard to find a hotter topic than patent reform right now on Capitol Hill. It's even harder to find what the director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has to say about it. Plus more in this week's column.

Patent Office Missing in Reform Debate

Todd Ruger : The National Law Journal : January 25, 2013

One key voice is missing from the debate on Capitol Hill on major reforms to the patent system—the head of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. That’s because there hasn’t been a director for more than 10 months—and patent attorneys are highlighting the void.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 22, 2013

Sullivan & Cromwell has elected seven partners, while Littler Mendelson, Greenberg Traurig and Winston & Strawn are among the firms announcing new additions.

Georgetown 2013: Building a Better Info Governance Practice

Victor Li : Law Technology News : January 22, 2013

The inaugural information governance track at the Georgetown Advanced eDiscovery Institute examined ways to create a strong IG practice in the era of Big Data.

Alsup Rejects Class Action Over Text Message 'Cramming'

Max Taves : The Recorder : January 20, 2013

A federal judge has rejected class action treatment for consumers who claim they were charged for text messaging subscriptions they never requested.

Alsup Rejects Class Action Over Text Message 'Cramming'

Max Taves : The Recorder : January 19, 2013

Trial Over Billion-Dollar Molecules Yields $400,000 Verdict

Max Taves : The Recorder : January 15, 2013

Representing Corporate New Jersey

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 15, 2013

The Churn: Lateral Moves in The Am Law 200

Hillary Flynn : The Am Law Daily : January 15, 2013

The cochair of Jenner & Block's content, media and entertainment practice takes an in-house job with the Motion Picture Association of America; Crowell & Moring adds five attorneys in New York; and Greenberg Traurig woos a lawyer from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. .

D.C. MOVES

: The National Law Journal : January 11, 2013

Lawyers Trade Last Jabs in Cancer Research Trial

Max Taves : The Recorder : January 07, 2013

Q&A: Jeffrey Pagano

Jeff Storey : New York Law Journal : January 25, 2013

Crowell & Moring partner Jeffrey Pagano discusses street racing and "Drag Week," a grueling event in which drivers travel 250 to 300 miles between several Midwest tracks, pausing to race at each, that he recently finished with long-time Crowell colleague Keith Harrison.

The Churn: Lateral Moves in The Am Law 200

Hillary Flynn : The Am Law Daily : January 22, 2013

Dentons and McKenna Long & Aldridge both lose partners ahead of a merger vote that would unite the two firms; Hogan Lovells hires three corporate partners from Kaye Scholer; and Troutman Sanders adds three lawyers to three different offices. .