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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, London, 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

Four Firms Digging Into BHP Billiton Breakup

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 20, 2014

Cleary Gottlieb, Herbert Smith Freehills, Slaughter and May and ENSafrica are advising on a proposed demerger by BHP Billiton of several noncore assets into a new global metals and mining company, effectively unwinding part of the 2001 megadeal that created the Anglo-Australian minerals and mining giant.

Telecom Deals Put Lawyers to Work

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : January 18, 2014

As federal antitrust regulators review Comcast Corp.'s pending $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable Inc. and AT&T Inc.'s $49 billion deal for DirecTV LLC, competitors and public interest advocates are on the attack — and they're lawyering up with outside and in-house counsel to fight.

Dunked and Cold, But For a Good Cause

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : January 15, 2014

Venable dedicated an afternoon "ice-bucket challenge" to partner Michael Gollin as they raised money for research for the disease ALS.

N.J.'s Lowenstein Now in D.C., Grabs Lawyers from Dickstein

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : January 08, 2014

Lowenstein Sandler, New Jersey's most profitable law firm, has opened a branch in Washington, an expansion made possible by moving three existing partners and hiring four insurance lawyers from Dickstein Shapiro.

Cerner Buys Siemens Health Services Unit for $1.3 Billion

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : January 06, 2014

Latham & Watkins, Clifford Chance and Crowell & Moring advise on the deal, which calls for each company to kick in up to $50 million in joint funding on projects that will help integrate health care information technology with medical technology.

The Careerist: Top 50 Mommy Firms

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : January 06, 2014

A look at the subtext behind Working Woman magazine's "50 best firms for women."

Civil Actions

: The National Law Journal : January 04, 2014

August Deals & Suits

: Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2014

DuPont, Kolon Feud Over Freezing $1B Trade Secrets Case

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : January 29, 2014

Facing claims by both DuPont and the Justice Department that it stole secrets related to Kevlar, Kolon's lawyers say keeping the civil case on track would give prosecutors an unfair advantage.

The Churn: Arnold & Porter Adds to Ranks, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 26, 2014

Arnold & Porter takes on a couple of attorneys from Alston & Bird; the embattled Bingham McCutchen brings on a partner and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Bankrupt Company Sues Two Firms for Malpractice

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 24, 2014

A biotechnology company in bankruptcy has brought malpractice claims against Nixon Peabody and Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo.

Bankrupt Biotech Targets Nixon Peabody, Mintz Levin

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : January 23, 2014

Neogenix Oncology Inc., a bankrupt would-be developer of cancer diagnostic and treatment products, blamed its outside lawyers for allowing the company to pursue an illegal fund-raising strategy for more than five years.

The Churn: A Dechert Partner Decamps, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 22, 2014

A high-powered litigator leaves Dechert, more departures from Bingham McCutchen and a rare outside hire by Wachtell Lipton in our latest look at lateral moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Churn: Dickstein Group Defects, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2014

Greenberg Traurig has raided Dickstein Shapiro for 13 lawyers and lobbyists in Washington, D.C., Paul Hastings plucks Kaye Scholer's white-collar and internal investigations chair and Troutman Sanders snags Hughes Hubbard's private equity chair in the latest round of lateral moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

New Deals

Vinayak Balasubramanian : The Am Law Daily : January 03, 2014

Alcoa Inc. has said it will acquire jet engine component producer Firth Rixson in a $2.85 billion deal expected to enhance the company's aerospace production.

Plaintiff Awarded Lost Profits in Patent Case

: The Legal Intelligencer : January 01, 2014

A company that was previously found to be in contempt of a federal judge's order to stop selling patent-infringing electrical wire connectors has been ordered to pay the plaintiff patent holder about $1.5 million in attorney fees after the parties could not reach an agreement on an appropriate amount.

Hogan Lovells, White & Case Brush Up on Mexican Paint Merger

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 01, 2014

Six weeks after Consorcio Comex launched an arbitration proceeding against Sherwin-Williams over the latter's failed $2.34 billion purchase of the company, the Mexican paints maker announced a $2.3 billion deal to sell itself to PPG Industries.

July 2014 Deals & Suits

: Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2014

White House Touts Law Firm Pro Bono Work

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : January 30, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden expressed his support for law firm pro bono programs during a meeting this month with representatives from more than a dozen firms.

Big Deals

: The American Lawyer : January 30, 2014

AT&T/DirecTV; Alibaba IPO; Valeant / Allergan

The Churn: Paul Weiss, Squire Patton Make New Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 27, 2014

A big week for lateral moves saw Paul Weiss pluck a prominent prosecutor, the newly minted Squire Patton Boggs make another key addition and a rare departure from Wachtell Lipton. The Am Law Daily has the lowdown on the latest comings-and-goings from throughout The Am Law 200.

Company Awarded $1.5 Mil. in Attorney Fees in Patent Case

Zack Needles : The Legal Intelligencer : January 26, 2014

A company that was previously found to be in contempt of a federal judge's order to stop selling patent-infringing electrical wire connectors has been ordered to pay the plaintiff patent holder about $1.5 million in attorney fees after the parties could not reach an agreement on an appropriate amount.

Firth Rixson's Sale to Alcoa Draws Three Am Law Firms

Vinayak Balasubramanian : The Am Law Daily : January 26, 2014

Alcoa said it would buy the jet engine component producer for $2.85 billion. Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and Crowell & Moring advised Alcoa, while Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison counseled Firth Rixson.

Lobbyists Closely Following House GOP Leadership Shakeup

Andrew Ramonas : The National Law Journal : January 23, 2014

Washington lawyers and lobbyists at K&L Gates, Squire Patton Boggs and other firms with ties to Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., are optimistic they will have his ear as he settles into his new role as House majority leader.

The Churn: Greenberg Adds Two Practice Leaders, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 17, 2014

Greenberg Traurig raids Patton Boggs and Dentons for new practice chairs in Washington, D.C., and London in our latest roundup of lateral moves throughout The Am Law 200.

The Churn: Holland & Knight Heads to Alaska, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2014

Holland & Knight, a firm with Florida roots, is heading to Anchorage after recruiting a team of lawyers from Patton Boggs, plus more moves from across The Am Law 200.

Defendants Should Step Up Fight in Data Breach Cases, Lawyers Say

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : January 13, 2014

Plaintiffs are increasingly winning in the earlier stages of data breach litigation and defendants may be helping set unrealistic settlement figures out of a fear of going through discovery, attorneys on both sides of the issue said Thursday.

Fee Tracker: Latham's Lucrative Soccer Links

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 11, 2014

In its latest tally of money flowing to Am Law 200 firms, The Am Law Daily looks at Latham & Watkins' work for the U.S. Soccer Federation ahead of this year's World Cup tournament; Gibson Dunn's mounting Bridgegate tab; and the bills accrued by Davis Polk and Skadden on a big financial services IPO.

Clemency Push Creates Huge Demand for Pro Bono Lawyers

Ross Todd : The American Lawyer : January 11, 2014

Thousands of nonviolent offenders will seek shortened sentences under President Obama's new clemency initiative. All need lawyers.