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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, 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

D.C. Moves

: The National Law Journal : January 19, 2015

Lateral moves at D.C. firms.

At Some D.C. Firms, More Women Than Men Make Partner

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : January 19, 2015

The legal industry is one in which female lawyers have fewer opportunities than do their male colleagues. But despite industrywide setbacks, many law firms in Washing­ton exceeded the standard this year in promoting women.

Financial Litigation Hiring Heats Up, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2015

Paul Hastings, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Debevoise & Plimpton and Boies, Schiller & Flexner make high-profile litigation hires; an Akin project finance head goes in-house; Kelley Drye & Warren adds a Bingham McCutchen refugee but loses its private equity chair; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Star Litigators Depart, Plus (Many) More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 06, 2015

An array of high-profile litigators from Irell & Manella and Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi are starting their own firms as January's annual “running of the laterals” begins. Also, Hinshaw & Culbertson hires Dewey & LeBoeuf's former general counsel; a Bingham McCutchen partner and ex-Cadwalader leader find new homes; Blank Rome opens in Pittsburgh; Greenberg Traurig goes to Tokyo; Quinn Emanuel heads to Seattle; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Pro Bono Hot List

: The National Law Journal : January 05, 2015

Ten law firms that made exemplary contributions in providing access to justice.

Crowell & Moring: Clemency Victories Keep Adding Up

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : January 05, 2015

Every time Tim Means of Crowell & Moring wins a clemency case, he feels he should quit while he's ahead. But each time, he takes yet another case.

Enforcement/Regulation: Conflict and Transition

Jenna Greene and Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : December 29, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder Jr.'s Justice Department took on big banks and police misconduct in 2014, and the FCC grappled with crafting rules for Internet service providers.

Survey: Firm Leaders Are Bullish on 2015 Prospects

Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : December 24, 2014

Almost 90 percent of respondents to our Law Firm Leaders survey expect growth in profits per partner next year.

Bingham McCutchen's Tokyo Outpost Absorbed, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 23, 2014

The Tokyo office of Bingham McCutchen has found a home for holidays, with one of Japan's leading firms and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius agreeing to divvy up the spoils; Baker & Hostetler bags a hydraulic fracturing advocate; Skadden brings back a former partner from Guantánamo Bay; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

In Partner Promotions, Boies Schiller Sees Its Future

Brian Baxter and Nathalie Pierrepont : The Am Law Daily : December 22, 2014

Boies, Schiller & Flexner might be known for big associate bonuses and high-profile courtroom victories, but as its founding partners grow older, the firm is grooming a new generation. Boies Schiller recently promoted nine lawyers to partner, among them counsel Joshua Schiller, the son of the firm's cofounder and current managing partner Jonathan Schiller, and counsel Hampton Dellinger, son of noted O'Melveny & Myers appellate litigator Walter Dellinger III.

Statute of Limitations Can Bar Use of Defenses by 'Aggressor'

Jeff Mordock : Delaware Business Court Insider : December 17, 2014

The affirmative defenses a health club chain raised in response to a lawsuit filed by its former chairwoman of the board are barred by the statute of limitations, the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware has ruled.

Paul Weiss Media Pro Heads to Vice Media, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 16, 2014

James Schwab, head of the media and entertainment practice at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, is poised to become president at Vice Media; a former Bingham McCutchen partner heads to the federal bench; Vorys Sater adds nine litigators in Houston; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Gibson Dunn, Kirkland Trade Blows; Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 14, 2014

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher grabbed a senior debt finance partner from Kirkland & Ellis in London, as the latter snatches Winston & Strawn's litigation chair in Chicago; Jones Day beefs up in Miami; Sidley Austin snags six from Loeb & Loeb; a half-dozen lawyers leave firms for in-house jobs and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Skadden Adds Top French Dealmaker, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 09, 2014

A leading French M&A lawyer heads to Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in Paris; King & Spalding brings back a former partner and sees its M&A cohead head to the NFL; Squire Patton Boggs makes it rain Down Under and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Broadening Base of Desperate Clients Turn to IRAP for Help

Tania Karas : New York Law Journal : December 01, 2014

In a ninth-floor office in lower Manhattan, thousands of miles from conflict zones in the Middle East and North Africa, a group of young lawyers provide legal advice via Skype and email to refugees desperate to escape war and chaos.

Law Firms Help Push For Pardons

Nate Beck : The National Law Journal : December 01, 2014

More than a thousand lawyers at advocacy groups and in private and government service are participating in a first-of-its kind program to secure mass commutations for federal prisoners.

Talking TAR at Georgetown's E-Discovery Institute

Mark Michels : Law Technology News : November 25, 2014

A panel of e-discovery experts asked "Where is the law taking us with technology-assisted review?"

Fuel Group To Sue EPA Over Ethanol Standards

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : November 21, 2014

The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers on Friday filed a notice of intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency for failing to issue a critical standard that sets the amount of ethanol and other renewable fuels to be blended into the gasoline supply.

Judge in Obamacare Suit Presided Over Drone, Voting Rights Cases

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : November 21, 2014

Judge Rosemary Collyer, a 12-year veteran of the federal district court in Washington, was assigned on Friday to hear House Republicans' legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act.

Sidley Austin Snags Houston Duo, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 18, 2014

Two Andrews Kurth partners peel off for Sidley Austin in Houston's hot lateral market; a handful of firms make big hires in London; Blank Rome adds a pair from Bingham McCutchen; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Representing Corporate New Jersey

: New Jersey Law Journal : November 14, 2014

A chart of 114 law firms used most frequently by 30 New Jersey companies.

Crowell & Moring Partner Named Lynch's No. 2

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : November 13, 2014

Kelly Currie, a member of Crowell's White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement Group with more than 10 years of prosecutorial experience, has been tapped as the top deputy in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District.

E-Discovery in a Criminal Context

Ronald Hedges : Law Technology News : November 10, 2014

Judges James Francis IV and Thomas Vanaskie will participate in a Dec. 16 PLI panel in New York.

Antitrust Extradition: The New Reality

David Laing : Business Crimes Bulletin : November 07, 2014

The U.S. Department of Justice extradited the first defendant of an antitrust violation, an indication of developments in global antitrust enforcement and increased international cooperation.

Conference Guide: Georgetown E-Discovery Institute

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : November 06, 2014

Panels address e-discovery, Big Data, information governance, privacy, social media and more.

No Supreme Court Relief for Kolon in DuPont Secrets Case

Lisa Shuchman : The Litigation Daily : November 03, 2014

The high court declined Monday to consider whether a judge should have recused himself in Kolon Industries' long-running battle with DuPont, leaving Kolon to face DuPont's trade secrets claims with a series of unfavorable lower court rulings intact.

Who in Big Law Cut Checks for the Midterms?

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : October 28, 2014

The NLJ looks at how the legal industry supports certain interests and people, and where lobbying horsepower could focus in the coming years. In this report, we've highlighted midterm election contributions to three powerful members of Congress.

Corporate Successorship: What You Don't Know Can Cost You

Jennifer R. Devery and Rachel Gart : LJN's Product Liability Law & Strategy : October 15, 2014

After companies are bought, sold and merged, insurers are routinely presented with claims from companies with no apparent connection to the insured named in the policy.

Civil Actions

: The National Law Journal : October 13, 2014

The following cases were recently filed in the local district courts. This information is provided by the district courts' official online bulletin boards.

Definition Of Big Firms Changing

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : October 13, 2014

First-year associates in the ­largest U.S. law firms in major cities have come to expect base salaries of $160,000, but many find themselves falling short of that benchmark.