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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 NR N/A 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

Federal Judge Tosses DuPont Price-Fixing Case

Tom McParland : Delaware Business Court Insider : February 03, 2016

A federal judge last week dismissed an antitrust case against E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. that alleged the Delaware chemical company conspired with three competitors over 11 years to fix the price of a paint ingredient.

The Big Law Lateral Hiring Frenzy Continues

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : February 01, 2016

Lateral activity at Am Law 200 firms continued to flourish in 2015, our Lateral Survey shows. Are firms and potential hires doing their due diligence?

When Opting Out Goes Bad: One Company's Story

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : February 01, 2016

Sometimes opting out of a class action can backfire. That's what happened last week to The Valspar Corp., which came up empty=handed in a huge price fixing suit against E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. What went wrong?

Houston Hiring Market Stays Hot, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Paul Hastings and Kirkland & Ellis and several other big firms make key additions in Texas; Greenberg Traurig, Orrick and Sidley Austin keep hiring; Wilson Sonsini welcomes back a favorite son; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

K&L Gates Going Gangbusters, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 25, 2016

After a series of lateral losses, K&L Gates hits the ground running with some new hires to start 2016; Dickstein Shapiro's departures mount; Fried Frank launches a London restructuring practice and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : January 20, 2016

Latham & Watkins has added Louis Trotta, formerly of Goldman Sachs, as counsel; Milbank Tweed has elected four to the firm's partnership; Craig Levine has joined The Bronx Defenders as managing director of the Civil Action Practice and External Affairs; and more.

Midsize Firms Face Increased Pressure to Merge or Grow

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 19, 2016

The volume of merger discussions reported in the last year indicates that boutiques and midsize firms competing with large firms are under increasing pressure to merge or grow in size. While few merger conversations actually result in combinations, many firms confirm that they are open to discussions.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 18, 2016

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

D.C. Judge Says Recusal in Tobacco Case Would Encourage 'Judge-Shopping'

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : January 14, 2016

A federal district judge in Washington won't recuse from a regulatory fight between tobacco companies and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The judge ruled on Wednesday that work his former law firm did for an anti-tobacco group was "too attenuated" from the case to disqualify him.

Dickstein's LA Leader Leaves Firm, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 10, 2016

An L.A. boutique adds four from Dickstein Shapiro; Barclays bags a Jenner & Block partner; Latham & Watkins lands a chief judge; Locke Lord hires from Volkswagen; Louis Freeh leaves Pepper Hamilton; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Arms Race: Law Firms and the Litigation Funding Boom

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : December 30, 2015

Deep-pocketed litigation funders are throwing investor dollars into lawsuits, raising questions about ethics and the specter of regulation.

In-House Forecast: More Data Protection, More Data Collection

David Ruiz : The Recorder : December 30, 2015

Like many GCs, Eleanor Lacey of SurveyMonkey says complying with European privacy rules is a top priority. So is enhancing her department's use of metrics.

Practice Makes Perfect in SoCal

: The National Law Journal : December 21, 2015

The National Law Journal spotlights 15 law firms practicing from Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and other cities in the region that demonstrate excellence in practice areas critical to the Southern California economy and legal community.

Movers: A Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

Tasha Norman : The National Law Journal : December 21, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Orrick and Kirkland Make Weil Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 16, 2015

Several Am Law 100 firms welcome new recruits from Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Debevoise hires from Sullivan & Cromwell on Hong Kong; Fox Rothschild expands in Minneapolis; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Crowell & Moring Snags a Health Insurance Trade Group Pro

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : December 09, 2015

Joseph Miller is trading in his general counsel shoes for a pair over at Crowell & Moring. The former GC of American's Health Insurance Plans has accepted a partnership post in the antitrust and health care groups at the firm.

ATP Consents to $41M Settlement Over Gulf Contamination Claims

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : November 30, 2015

Houston-based ATP Oil & Gas Corporation (ATP O&G) and its subsidiary, ATP Infrastructure Partners, (ATP-IP) recently seized a chance to settle a civil environmental enforcement action brought against them by the federal government on the grounds of polluting the waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

Insurance Law

: New York Law Journal : November 30, 2015

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "The Impact of the ACA on Personal Injury Cases in New York," "Are All Bets Off for Daily Fantasy Sports Liability Coverage?," "Tapping Insurance Proceeds in Class Actions," "Individual Accountability Highlights Insurance Issues for Directors, Officers" and "Digitization and the Risk, Liability and Property-Casualty Arena."

For Crowell Litigator, a Life—and a Family Legacy—in Law

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : November 12, 2015

When Michael Kahn is inducted into the state bar's Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame this weekend, his brother, son and nephew (also accomplished lawyers) will be on hand to cheer him on.

The Global Lawyer: A Tale of Two Terror Strategies

Michael D. Goldhaber : The Am Law Daily : November 09, 2015

The outcomes have been far different for terror victims and their families suing Saudi Arabia than for those suing Iran.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : November 09, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Panel Restores Drug-Related Parental Neglect Finding

Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : October 30, 2015

A Brooklyn Family Court judge erred in dismissing a neglect petition against two parents that was filed after police found individual packages of heroin and crack cocaine and a large amount of marijuana at the father's home, an appeals court ruled.

Morning Wrap: D.C. Pro Bono Week Prompts Low Bono Firm Ribbon-Cutting, Social Media Campaigns, Dress-Down Friday

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : October 29, 2015

D.C. Pro Bono week will conclude with a “Go Casual for Justice” fundraiser at firms across the city: This is a round-up of legal news from ALM and around the country.

High School Students Learn Finesse of Lawyering from Washington's Top Litigators

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : October 29, 2015

Blank Rome's tutor relationship with Thurgood Marshall Academy in Washington began in January. Now the attorneys have bonded with a second set of students. In addition to Blank Rome, firms such as Jenner & Block, Crowell & Moring and Vinson & Elkins have been involved in the program for more than a decade, from the first years of the school when it was originally located in a church in Congress Heights. Clifford Chance also pitched in often, tutoring and in helping to paint classrooms.

Linklaters Lands Baker & McKenzie Litigator, Plus More Lateral Moves

Jennifer Henderson and Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 28, 2015

Douglas Tween, chair of Baker & McKenzie's white-collar practice and head of the firm's New York litigation department, is headed to Magic Circle firm Linklaters; Cravath hires from Simpson Thacher; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Pro Bono Week: The Best of This Year's Giving and Defending

: The National Law Journal : October 26, 2015

From Rwanda to a tiny Catholic Charities office in downtown Washington, lawyers took on cases, founded projects and reflected on the good they do and what more they can achieve. As the American Bar Association celebrates pro bono work nationally this week, The National Law Journal highlights the leaders, cases and efforts that have helped lawyers give back in the last year.

Fee Tracker: Big Firms Feast on IPOs

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 23, 2015

Simpson Thacher and Davis Polk divvy up fees from the largest IPO of 2015; a look at the nation's top legal lobbying shops; and other billables of note from throughout the Am Law 200 universe.

Commentary: Dewey & LeBoeuf, Good Riddance

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : October 20, 2015

In a way, it's fitting that the Dewey & LeBoeuf trial ended with a hung jury. You take a group of people, throw them together, ask them to work for a common purpose—and they fail to reach consensus when it counts. A lot like the Dewey & LeBoeuf partnership, the unindicted co-conspirators in the proceedings.

Commentary: Dewey & LeBoeuf, Good Riddance

Jenna Greene : The Am Law Daily : October 19, 2015

All the partners of this dysfunctional firm were unindicted co-conspirators in its demise. Because it wasn't really a partnership.

Crowell Nabs a DJ but Loses a Lindh, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter and Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : October 18, 2015

Crowell & Moring picks up a former disc jockey to head its London corporate group, while another controversial partner departs; Cahill Gordon & Reindel hires from Credit Suisse; Orrick adds in Germany; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.