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Crowell & Moring LLP

  • Designation: Washington
  • Head Count: 464
  • Gross Revenues: $359,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $775,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $930,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -3

Crowell & Moring is a Washington-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Crowell & Moring has 464 attorneys and is the 92nd largest firm in the United States.  With $359,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 86th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in AK, CA, DC, NY and WY.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 86 -3 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 86 -3 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 92 2 Lawyer head count
The A-List 49 -3 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 33 -5 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 55 5 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 53 43 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 9 -3 Summer programs

In the News

Wilson Sonsini Partner Sets Sail for New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 11, 2015

J. Christopher Groobey spent 25 years in Big Law before heading for the high seas; Fried Frank makes more litigation hires; Latham & Watkins lures three from Sidley Austin; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Sixth Circuit Tosses $657M Award Against United Technologies

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : April 06, 2015

Latham & Watkins' Gregory Garre helped convince a federal appeals court to throw out the mega-award on Monday, reversing a government victory in a roller-coaster case against UTC over fighter jet contracts.

Lex Machina Adds Tools for Copyright and Trademarks

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : April 03, 2015

These tools join those already in use for lawyers and patents.

Oil Refiners' Lobby Taps Crowell & Moring, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 03, 2015

Crowell & Moring's environmental and natural resources chair decamps for a key client; Fried Frank hires a new litigation chief; McGuireWoods adds a former top Milbank litigator in Los Angeles; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Morning Wrap: Menendez Fights Indictment With $1.2 Million Legal Defense

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : April 02, 2015

Sen. Bob Menendez now faces federal criminal charges because of his involvement with a political donor, an eye doctor from Florida: This is a round-up of legal news from ALM and around the country.

Copyright and Trademark Lawyers Can Now Play 'Moneyball' on Lex Machina

Sean Doherty : Law Technology News : April 02, 2015

Lex Machina's Legal Analytics software as a service analyzes copyright and trademark cases as well as patent and antitrust cases.

Medbox Annual Report Shows Manatt's Bet on Big Weed

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 01, 2015

Medical marijuana dispensary Medbox, which was once valued at $2 billion before it was beset by a variety of legal entanglements, filed its annual report last week. The 10-K reveals that the company issued shares worth almost $280,000 to two of its outside legal advisers, including Manatt, Phelps & Phillips.

In-House Counsel Profile: California Public Employees' Retirement System's Matthew Jacobs

June D. Bell : The National Law Journal : March 30, 2015

General counsel Matthew Jacobs oversees 32 attorneys split into three groups: the advice team, which handles tax matters and helps interpret pension law; the investments group; and the litigation group.

Kirkland Taps New Tax Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 29, 2015

Kirkland & Ellis loses two and hires one from Skadden; Wilmer expands in Denver; Winston & Strawn hires two more from Pillsbury and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

D.C. Firms by 2014 Financial Results: Emoji Edition

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : March 26, 2015

So far this year, the NLJ has covered several financial announcements from D.C.'s largest firms. Why not corral them and a few other firms of interest into one helpful post? 😎

Civil Actions

: The National Law Journal : March 23, 2015

Cases recently filed in the Washington-area district courts.

From Lateral to Chairwoman in Eight Years at Crowell & Moring

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : March 16, 2015

Eight years is not a long time to propel a lawyer from lateral recruit to firm chairwoman. But Angela Styles did it.

Musical Chairs at McKenna Long, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 15, 2015

McKenna Long & Aldridge, poised to vote Monday on a union with Dentons, saw two new partners depart because of conflicts; Morgan Lewis lures eight partners in Dallas ahead of another merger in Singapore; Winston & Strawn poaches 10 more partners from Pillsbury; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Deal Watch: Skadden Advising Endo and Valeant, With Both Vying for Salix

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 12, 2015

Our latest roundup of transactions sees Sullivan & Cromwell, Skadden, Freshfields and Davis Polk take the lead for companies in the analytics, entertainment and pharmaceutical sectors.

Angela Styles, Government Contracts Lawyer, Named Chair of Crowell & Moring

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : March 09, 2015

Crowell & Moring's partnership has elected a new chair, government-contracts attorney Angela Styles, the firm said Monday. Styles succeeds litigator Kent Gardiner, who stepped down because of term limits this year.

Recognition for Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : March 09, 2015

Appointments and honors announced by New York Law School, Vera Institute of Justice, Sanctuary for Families, UJA-Federation of New York, and more.

Lawyers Recommended for Fifth DC Superior Court Vacancy

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : March 03, 2015

A legal aid lawyer, a city government attorney and a U.S. Department of Justice official are on the short list for the latest judicial vacancy in District of Columbia Superior Court.

The Inside Story of Dentons' Combination with Dacheng

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : March 02, 2015

In its boldest move yet, the verein is betting big on the Chinese economy.

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Kaye Scholer Grows PPP While Shrinking Head Count

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : February 26, 2015

Kaye Scholer's profits per partner increased a modest 1.8 percent in 2014 while revenue per lawyer grew 5.2 percent. Gross revenue, however, declined for the fourth consecutive year, dipping 1.3 percent to $375 million. The firm was able to increase partner profits and RPL by cutting expenses and reducing head count.

Lex Machina Offers Data Analytics for PTAB Cases

Amanda Ciccatelli : Law Technology News : February 18, 2015

Software as a service analyzes patent cases before district courts, the International Trade Commission and the PTAB.

INADMISSIBLE: Loretta Lynch Vote Awaiting 'Clarification'

: The National Law Journal : February 16, 2015

U.S. attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch will have to wait another two weeks for her Senate Judiciary Committee vote, Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said during a committee meeting on Feb. 12. Plus more in this week's column.

Dickstein Shapiro Continues to See Departures, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 15, 2015

Dickstein Shapiro's deputy IP practice leader joins Arent Fox; Brown Rudnick brings on two 'Big Short' litigators; Latham & Watkins hires in London; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200. On the Move is compiled from law firm announcements and reporting. Please send all memos and news releases to

Crowell Reaps Benefits of Cost Management Technology, Sees 11% PPP Growth

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : February 10, 2015

An investment in technological advances and an industrywide recovery helped Crowell & Moring grow in 2014. Profits per partner crossed the $1 million threshold, to $1.03 million, compared with $930,000 the previous year, a 10.8 percent increase.

An Early Look at The 2015 Am Law 100

: The American Lawyer : February 09, 2015

The Am Law Daily's early coverage of 2014 financial results of The Am Law 100/200 includes an examination into what's going on behind the numbers. This list will be updated as new results become available. Final rankings and full results for The Am Law 100 will be published in The American Lawyer's May 2015 issue and The Am Law Second Hundred will be published in the June issue.

Squire Patton Boggs Health Care Leaders Defect, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 08, 2015

Jones Day and Polsinelli pick up a pair of Squire Patton Boggs health care practice leaders; Dickinson Wright and Jackson Lewis prepare for new offices; Paul Weiss picks up a top federal prosecutor; Willkie Farr makes another hire in Houston; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

SEC: Former Valley Exec Tipped Trading Ring to Acquisitions, Financial Results

Ross Todd : The Recorder : February 05, 2015

Regional Director Jina Choi said Christian Keller, who held jobs at Applied Materials and Rovi, tried to evade detection as he and associates raked in nearly $750,000 using confidential company information.

Dentons, Shearman See Africa Rising

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : February 05, 2015

The two Am Law 100 firms are poised to set up shop in Johannesburg and Cairo, respectively.

Clear Connection

: Corporate Counsel : February 01, 2015

Verizon's new general counsel is ready to answer the call; and other in-house Moves.

Crowell & Moring Takes $970K Fee Fight with Ex-Client to Court

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : January 29, 2015

Crowell & Moring is suing a former client for more than $970,000 in allegedly unpaid legal bills.

TracFone Pays $40 Million to Settle FTC Data Throttling Charges

Ross Todd : The Recorder : January 28, 2015

Lieff Cabraser's Michael Sobol, who is leading class action litigation against the cell provider, said the deal also resolves class claims.