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Crowell & Moring LLP

  • Designation: Washington
  • Head Count: 450
  • Gross Revenues: $368,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $820,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,030,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 1

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 85 1 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 85 1 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

A Long Road Back to Cravath

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 21, 2015

Cravath, Swaine & Moore, which experienced a rare lateral partner departure earlier this month, has brought back a former associate in Joseph Adams. Most recently the managing partner of Crowell & Moring's New York office, Adams returns to Cravath as a senior attorney in its corporate group.

The Global Lawyer: Iran's Bill Comes Due

Michael D. Goldhaber : The American Lawyer : May 20, 2015

With or without a grand bargain, victims of Iranian terror expect to get paid.

The Odyssey of Effective Cross-Border Data Preservation

Jeane A. Thomas and Brad Harris : Corporate Counsel : May 15, 2015

Odysseus' choice between Scylla and Charybdis was mythical. But for global organizations that must engage in cross-border discovery, the danger of deciding between two evils is all too real.

How David Boies Became the Best Friend and Worst Enemy of Big Business

: Bloomberg : May 13, 2015

For three decades—at least since a June 1986 New York Times Sunday Magazine cover story anointed him "The Wall Street Lawyer Everyone Wants"—Boies has reigned as the country's premier litigator.

Cravath Bankruptcy Partner Departs for Jenner & Block

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : May 11, 2015

In a rare lateral move, Richard Levin is leaving Cravath, Swaine & Moore after almost eight years to join Jenner & Block's restructuring practice. Levin was an author of the 1978 U.S. Bankruptcy Code and recently helped save the Detroit Institute of Arts during the Motor City's historic bankruptcy proceedings.

Fed. Judge Awards $1M in Electrical Fitting Patent Dispute

Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : May 08, 2015

A Scranton-based electrical fittings manufacturer has won a million-dollar damages award on summary judgment in a long-fought patent dispute with a rival company.

Am Law 100 Analysis: The Year's Hottest Markets

Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : May 08, 2015

Most Am Law 100 firms had solid results in 2014, but some sector bets paid off especially well.

A Return To Court For Sudan

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : May 04, 2015

For almost a decade, Sudanese officials largely ignored lawsuits in the United States that accused the country of aiding terrorists who bombed two U.S. embassies in 1998. Billions of dollars in damages were awarded to victims and their families. Sudan last year jumped back in.

McKenna Defections Mount Ahead of Merger, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 02, 2015

Covington & Burling and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman pick up partners from McKenna Long & Aldridge as the latter prepares to merge with Dentons; Kirkland & Ellis and Mayer Brown make European antitrust hires; a Sidley Austin litigator flies solo; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Covington Picks Up Heart of McKenna's Government Contracts Group

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : May 01, 2015

Covington & Burling has picked up the heart of McKenna Long & Aldridge's government contracts practice in an acquisition of 19 lawyers, including five partners, the firm announced Friday.

DuPont Finally Collects in Kevlar Secrets Case

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : April 30, 2015

McGuireWoods' Brian Riopelle must have known it would be a major undertaking when he signed on to a trade secrets case against Kolon Industries. But he couldn't have foreseen the scope of what followed: A $920 million verdict, a reversal, a criminal prosecution, and now a guilty plea and a settlement worth more than a quarter-billion dollars for his client DuPont Co.

Long Fight Over Kevlar Trade Secret Theft Resolved for $360M

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : April 30, 2015

A South Korean company accused of stealing trade secrets from E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. agreed to pay $360 million in restitution and fines on Thursday, settling a long-running dispute over Kevlar brand technology.

Loretta Lynch's Deputy Takes Over in Eastern District

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : April 28, 2015

Now that Loretta Lynch has become the U.S. attorney general, her top deputy in the Eastern District, Kelly Currie, has stepped up to take her place in Brooklyn.

Aspirational Legal Weed Company Sparks Up With Drinker Biddle

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 27, 2015

Drinker Biddle & Reath has been retained as corporate and securities counsel to CannaPharmaRx, an early-stage pharmaceutical company focused on advancing research and discovery in the cannabinoid industry.

Big Deals

Jennifer Henderson : The American Lawyer : April 27, 2015

Litigation Department of the Year, Antitrust: Quinn, Emanuel, Urquhart & Sullivan

Ross Todd : The Recorder : April 23, 2015

They scored big wins -- including a $26.1 million verdict -- playing both offense and defense.

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 : Legaltech 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.