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Crowell & Moring LLP

  • Designation: Washington
  • Head Count: 441
  • Gross Revenues: $363,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $825,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,035,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -3

Crowell & Moring is a Washington, D.C.-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Crowell & Moring has 441 attorneys and is the 102nd largest firm in the United States.  With $363,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 88th on The American Lawyer's 2016 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 88 -3 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 88 -3 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 101 -9 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 26 7 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 70 11 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 53 43 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 9 -3 Summer programs

In the News

DC Firm Pushes Back On Associate Raises

Katelyn Polantz : The Am Law Daily : June 27, 2016

Washington, D.C.-based BuckleySander told its associates that the firm's salary scale won't change, but midyear bonuses will boost most first-years' pay above $180,000.

Reed Smith Rebuilds Partner Ranks, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 27, 2016

Several new recruits join Reed Smith; Latham & Watkins welcomes a former Sullivan & Cromwell partner in New York; Gibson Dunn grabs one and loses another; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Inside the 'Messy Brew' of Product Safety Penalties

C. Ryan Barber : The National Law Journal : June 20, 2016

A settlement involving Mr. Coffee and the Consumer Product Safety Commission has revealed a growing divide over what basis exists for fining companies a certain dollar amount — and whether, for instance, some penalties are too high.

K&L Gates' Partner Churn Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 20, 2016

Amid more departures, K&L Gates seeks to grow; Akin Gump and Reed Smith hire from Winston & Strawn; Fox Rothschild reels in a leading Twin Cities litigator; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Hogan Lovells Sets New Salary High for D.C.'s 'Big Four'

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : June 13, 2016

The firm on Monday became the first of Washington's traditional “Big Four” legal giants to announce that it will hike its base associate salaries to $180,000.

Lawyers Grow Impatient in Climate-Change Scientist's Libel Fight

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : June 02, 2016

A year and a half after the D.C. Court of Appeals heard arguments in prominent climate scientist Michael Mann's defamation suit against his critics, the court has yet to issue a ruling. The lawyers, growing impatient, have asked the trial and appeals judges in the case to take action.

Canadian Big Deals

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016

Amid Broken Deals, Antitrust Pros Chart Rough Road Ahead

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : May 11, 2016

Besides leading to big breakup fees, lawyers say foiled mergers involving giants like Staples and Halliburton may be deterring other megadeals from being proposed.

Spencer Abraham at Blank Rome Boosts Firm's Post-Dickstein Shapiro Washington Network

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : May 10, 2016

Blank Rome's investment in Dickstein Shapiro attorneys this year helped Spencer Abraham, a former U.S. senator and Energy secretary, understand the firm's approach to Washington. Abraham and his long-time colleague Joseph McMonigle will be principals at Blank Rome Government Relations.

Big Suits

Amanda Bronstad, Scott Flaherty and Jenna Greene : The American Lawyer : April 25, 2016

MetLife v. Financial Stability Oversight Council; Sanofi SA Securities Class Action; Suture Express v. Cardinal Health; In re DePuy Orthopaedics Hip Implant Product Liability Litigation

Big Deals

Jennifer Henderson : The American Lawyer : April 25, 2016

INADMISSIBLE: New Pro Bono CEO Led Corporate Push

: The National Law Journal : April 25, 2016

The Pro Bono Institute has named Eve Runyon as its new president and CEO, following the death of the group's founder and longtime leader Esther Lardent on April 4. Plus more in this week's column.

Garland, Mum on Nomination, Urges Lawyers to Close Justice Gap

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : April 21, 2016

In a rare public speech since his nomination to the U.S. Supreme was announced, Chief Judge Merrick Garland of the D.C. Circuit delivered remarks at the court's annual pro bono recognition breakfast. He urged lawyers to do more to close the access-to-justice gap.

D.C. Federal Judge Rosemary Collyer to Take Senior Status, Creating New Vacancy

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : April 20, 2016

U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer, who last month struck down the federal government's designation of insurance giant MetLife Inc. as “too big to fail,” will take senior status next month. Collyer's decision opens a third vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. There are nine Obama appointees on the court, which has 15 seats.

New York Lawyers Flock to Presidential Campaigns

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : April 18, 2016

New York lawyers are playing a multitude of roles in the campaigns of presidential candidates in preparation for the New York primary Tuesday. The level of lawyer involvement in the campaigns varies by candidate, with Hillary Clinton having the most support and infrastructure involving attorneys. Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have less formal but still-strong ties to New York attorneys.

Big Firm Vets Start New Careers, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 13, 2016

Two longtime Am Law 100 partners start post-legal careers; Kirkland & Ellis hires in Germany; Orrick grows in Europe; Reed Smith makes moves amid merger talks; White & Case goes to Boston; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Sharon Zezima

: The National Law Journal : April 11, 2016

Top Cravath Deal Lawyer Scott Barshay Jumps to Paul Weiss

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : April 03, 2016

The move by Barshay, who advised on nearly $300 billion in M&A transactions last year, could have a big impact for both firms.

Deal Watch: Seven Firms Gorge on $13 Billion Pipeline Union

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 19, 2016

Sullivan & Cromwell, Skadden, Mayer Brown, Crowell & Moring and a trio of leading Canadian firms are advising on TransCanada Corp.'s proposed $13 billion acquisition of Columbia Pipeline Group Inc.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : March 14, 2016

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Shout-Out: Crowell and Jones Day on Top in $200M Antitrust Fight

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : March 10, 2016

Lawyers from Crowell & Moring and Jones Day scored a win in a $200 million antitrust suit involving medical and surgical supplies for acute care providers.

Big Law Partners Snag GC Roles, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 02, 2016

Davis Polk, Paul Hastings, Simpson Thacher and Stoel Rives partners head in-house; K&L Gates and Kirkland & Ellis see a spate of exits; Orrick adds another energy partner; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Hogan Lovells on a Hiring Spree, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 29, 2016

Hogan Lovells goes global for new recruits; a rough week for K&L Gates; Crowell & Moring brings back a top prosecutor; Debevoise bags a federal judge; DLA Piper plucks a longtime ESPN lawyer; and other notable additions from around The Am Law 200.

As High Court Faces Bevy of Abortion Briefs, New Challenge Awaits

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : February 29, 2016

Even as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments Wednesday in its most significant abortion case in nearly nine years, a reminder of battles still being fought in the states arrived last week at the high court from, once again, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Currie Returns to Crowell After Stint as Prosecutor

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : February 26, 2016

The top deputy in the Eastern District U.S. Attorney's Office is returning to private practice where he will handle a range of matters including white-collar defense work.

DuPont Wins Series of Dismissals Ahead of Merger

Tom McParland : Delaware Business Court Insider : February 24, 2016

In the first month of 2016, attorneys for E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. secured the dismissal of three cases in state and federal courts that reduced the chemical giant's exposure to liability ahead of a merger with Dow Chemical Co.

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Wilmer Soars in Revenue, Profits With High-Stakes Crisis Work

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : February 24, 2016

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr's ability to move the needle on $1 billion in business came easier in 2015 than it had in the past. The firm shot past its competitors in the Washington market with 6 percent growth in gross revenue, 9 percent growth in revenue per lawyer and a 12.8 percent jump in profits per partner. It was a departure from the Boston- and Washington-based law firm's results in the two previous years, when revenue decreased.

A Vinson Partner's Quick Turnaround, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 24, 2016

A week after leaving Vinson & Elkins for Simpson Thacher, Douglas McWilliams did an about-face; Hughes Hubbard hires a new securities enforcement chair; Latham and Paul Weiss grow in Hong Kong; and other key additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Crowell & Moring Reports Slight Drop in Revenue

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : February 23, 2016

Despite posting flat to declining financial results last year, Angela Styles' first nine months as Crowell & Moring's chairwoman was upbeat. Crowell & Moring's gross revenue went down by $5.5 million, or 1.5 percent, to $363 million in 2015, the law firm told The American Lawyer. Revenue per lawyer stayed about the same, growing only from $820,000 to $825,000. Profits per partner changed the same amount, from $1.03 million to $1.035 million. Net income dropped by $1 million to $99 million in 2015.

DuPont Wins Series of Dismissals Ahead of Merger

Tom McParland : Delaware Business Court Insider : February 19, 2016

In the first month of 2016, attorneys for E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. secured the dismissal of three cases in state and federal courts that reduced the chemical giant's exposure to liability ahead of a merger with Dow Chemical Co.