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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 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Crowell & Moring has 450 attorneys and is the 101st largest firm in the United States.  With $368,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 85th on The American Lawyer's 2015 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

2015 Arbitration Scorecard: Deciding the World's Biggest Disputes

Michael D. Goldhaber : Focus Europe : July 01, 2015

Our survey finds more billion-dollar cases than ever—and they're being heard by the same tiny club of arbitrators.

July Deals & Suits

: Corporate Counsel : July 01, 2015

The Lawyers Take the Field in the FIFA Scandal

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : The American Lawyer : June 29, 2015

Who's playing offense and defense in the U.S. government's massive anticorruption suit against officials of the international soccer organization.

Top 10 Numbers From Our Special Report on Women

Kim Kleman, editor-in-chief : The American Lawyer : June 23, 2015

We've uncovered some sobering statistics in our special report on women in Big Law.

Circuit Reinstates Claims by Post-9/11 Detainees

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : June 18, 2015

Claims that former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft approved harsh confinement conditions for immigrants who had no connection to terrorism but were detained following the Sept. 11 attacks because they appeared to be Arab or Muslim were reinstated by a divided Second Circuit Wednesday.

Freshfields' U.S. Hiring Spree Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 17, 2015

The Magic Circle firm snags a senior Simpson Thacher & Bartlett civil litigation partner in New York; Sheppard Mullin adds a three-lawyer IP team from Pillsbury; King & Spalding opens in Tokyo; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Is Trade Secret Theft a Civil or Criminal Matter?

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : June 16, 2015

Corporate victims of trade secret theft may have an option they often overlook: initiating criminal proceedings alongside civil suits.

New Pot Bar Has Some Lawyers Seeing Green

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : June 14, 2015

After going live last week, a pot bar began luring lawyers nationwide into its ranks. The National Cannabis Bar Association counts a current Akerman partner and former Reed Smith partner as members of its founding board of directors as the organization seeks to bring a relatively niche practice area into the mainstream.

Texas' Top Deals of 2014

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : June 04, 2015

The following deals, involving at least one Texas-based company, were announced in 2014. Sources include Texas Lawyer, The Am Law Daily, Thomson Reuters and corporate press releases.

FIFA Taps Quinn Emanuel Amid Ongoing Corruption Probe, As Others Grab Key Roles

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : The Am Law Daily : June 04, 2015

William Burck, a former deputy counsel to President George W. Bush, is advising soccer's embattled world governing body on a massive corruption investigation initiated by the U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI. Sidley Austin has also been called in to counsel CONCACAF, while Clifford Chance, Cleary Gottlieb and Holland & Knight are lining up for individual defendants.

Hastert Name at Dickstein Drew More Attention Than Money

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : June 04, 2015

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert's resignation last week from Dickstein Shapiro was another punch to the Washington firm. Hastert, a senior adviser who was the most well-known of its professionals, helped market the firm as it restructured in recent years and shrank by nearly half. Still, Hastert, at 73 years old, wasn't central to Dickstein's balance sheet, several people familiar with the firm said.

Witness: Dewey Filed False Information to IRS

Julie Triedman : New York Law Journal : June 04, 2015

Two former partners who testified at the Dewey & LeBoeuf criminal trial Wednesday said they were shocked to learn that almost none of their 2009 income was reported as such on their firm-prepared 2010 tax forms, instead reporting that the firm had distributed the capital it owed them.

Two More Ex-Dewey & LeBoeuf Partners Say Firm Cut Corners

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : June 03, 2015

Deirdre Johnson and Fred Reinke—two former Dewey & LeBoeuf insurance partners now at Crowell & Moring and Mayer Brown, respectively—testified Wednesday that the now-defunct firm fudged already opaque financial data. Another witness, an accountant from PwC, then told jurors about lucrative guaranteed pay deals for firm partners.

Dewey & LeBoeuf Defense Puts Hooks Into Ex-Partner on Cross-Examination

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : June 02, 2015

A lawyer for former Dewey & LeBoeuf chair Steven Davis got aggressive during his cross-examination of former firm tax partner John Salmon. Elkan Abramowitz sought to dispel the notion put forth by prosecutors that Dewey & LeBoeuf's executives did not provide partners with financial information about the now-defunct firm as it struggled to remain profitable during the recession.

Lex Machina Adds Tools for Copyright and Trademarks

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : June 01, 2015

Search time is said to be reduced from hours to mere seconds.

D.C. Moves: Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : June 01, 2015

A roundup of Washington, D.C. lateral moves and promotions.

June Deals & Suits

: Corporate Counsel : June 01, 2015

Hogan Lovells Hires on Three Continents, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 30, 2015

Three partners head to Hogan Loveless; Fried Frank raids Kirkland & Ellis in London; another Dickstein Shapiro partner departs; a Florida firm goes on a hiring spree; and more notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Big Suits

Scott Flaherty and Rebekah Mintzer : The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

U.S. v. United Technologies; Pao v. Kleiner Perkins; Spinelli v. NFL; Pesante v. Pfizer

Minority Ranks at Large Firms Show Little Growth

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

The percentage of minorities at large law firms hasn't changed much in seven years, our Diversity Scorecard shows.

Dewey's Demise Takes Center Stage

: The Am Law Daily : May 26, 2015

Dewey & LeBoeuf former chair Steven Davis, former executive director Stephen DiCarmine and former chief financial officer Joel Sanders together face more than 100 criminal charges, including grand larceny, scheming to defraud, falsifying business records and conspiracy in the lead-up to the 1,300-lawyer firm's downfall in May 2012. All have pleaded not guilty.

Quinn Emanuel Heads to Shanghai, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 26, 2015

Litigation giant Quinn Emanuel opens its first office in mainland China; Steptoe & Johnson snags four in Silicon Valley; Dentons follows up on its Newt Gingrich hire with several new additions; and other hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Reed Smith Adds Seven as Sports Pro Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 24, 2015

A seven-partner team will open a new Frankfurt office for Reed Smith, which saw a top sports lawyer head for greener fields; Foley Hoag brings on Massachusetts' former attorney general; Cravath hires from Crowell & Moring; and more notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

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.