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Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 595
  • Gross Revenues: $688,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,155,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $2,310,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

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Debevoise & Plimpton is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Debevoise & Plimpton has 595 attorneys and is the 65th largest firm in the United States.  With $688,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 42nd on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2012 Global 100 survey, Debevoise & Plimpton ranked as the 50th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in DC, London, NY and Paris.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 42 0 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 42 0 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 65 -4 Lawyer head count
The A-List 15 -7 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 32 -9 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 72 -31 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 16 7 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 87 -20 Summer programs

In the News

SEC's Mary Jo White on Women in the Law

Jenna Greene : Legal Times : September 16, 2014

In a speech Tuesday to the SAIS Global Conference on Women in the Boardroom, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairwoman Mary Jo White shared her experiences as a trailblazer in the law.

The American Lawyer Names Global Legal Awards Grand Prize Winners

Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : September 16, 2014

The American Lawyer announced Monday the winners of its Global Legal Awards grand prizes. In the climax of a thrilling event at Gotham Hall in New York City, four grand prizewinners were chosen from more than 270 nominations to be named as the year's best cross-border legal work across corporate, finance, disputes and citizenship.

New Deals

: New York Law Journal : September 11, 2014

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has agreed to purchase privately held Prestige Cruises International for $3.03 billion. Also, Amazon.com has announced that it would acquire video game streaming company Twitch Interactive Inc. in a $970 million cash deal.

Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy

: New York Law Journal : September 08, 2014

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Protecting the Rights of IP Licensors, Licensees in Bankruptcy," "Puerto Rico's New Bankruptcy Law: A Quick Fix?," "Litigating Make-Whole Premiums in Bankruptcy" and "Applying the Proper Valuation for a Company's Industry."

Ford Foundation Promotes GC From Within

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : September 08, 2014

Kenneth Monteiro is succeeding Ricardo Castro as vice president, secretary and general counsel at the Ford Foundation.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : September 08, 2014

Four firms have added partners and others have added counsel.

Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

: New Jersey Law Journal : September 04, 2014

No Presumption of Irreparable Harm For Party Seeking Lanham Act Injunction

Law Schools Exhibiting Senator's Photos, Barrister's Books

Karen Sloan : The National Law Journal : September 04, 2014

You can bet that Patrick Leahy has seen a lot during his 40 years in the U.S. Senate. Now students and visitors at Georgetown University Law Center can share an inside view of the Vermont politico's career.

Judge Dismisses Kickback-Related Suit Against Swiss Bank

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : September 03, 2014

A New York state judge has dismissed a $350 million lawsuit filed by Saudi Arabian citizens against a private Swiss bank that used a New York correspondent bank to receive funds allegedly connected to an extensive bribery scheme.

Weil Hires in Dallas, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 02, 2014

Weil, Gotshal & Manges, which experienced an exodus of partners in Dallas last year, has made a key corporate hire in the city. The Am Law Daily looks at that move as well as more departures from Bingham McCutchen and Kirkland & Ellis, tie-ups by DLA Piper and Hinshaw & Culbertson and some prominent lawyers leaving public service in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Greenberg's $25 Billion Case Against U.S. Set for Trial

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : September 02, 2014

Maurice "Hank" Greenberg's $25 billion lawsuit against the U.S. government over the bailout of American International Group Inc. moved a step closer to trial last week, as a federal judge denied the government's motion for summary judgment.

Lawyers Who Lead by Example

: New York Law Journal : September 02, 2014

The New York Law Journal announces the 2014 honorees for Lawyers Who Lead by Example in three categories: Lifetime Achievement, Public Service and Pro Bono.

Global Legal Awards: Global M&A Deals of the Year

: The Am Law Daily : August 29, 2014

In this category, The American Lawyer's Global Legal Awards honor the 10 cross-border deals and disputes of 2013 that best exemplify the challenges of transnational legal practice.

Geithner's Lawyer Defends Redactions in S&P Litigation

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : August 27, 2014

Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is fighting a request by Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC to turn over unpublished notes from his memoir that he considers to be “private, confidential or sensitive materials.”

Geithner's Lawyer Defends Redactions in S&P Litigation

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : August 27, 2014

Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is fighting a request by Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC to turn over unpublished notes from his memoir that he considers to be “private, confidential or sensitive materials.”

Greenberg's $25B Case Against U.S. Set for Trial

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : August 27, 2014

Maurice Greenberg's $25 billion lawsuit against the U.S. government over the bailout of AIG moved a step closer to trial this week. That trial, set to begin Sept. 29, would feature testimony from former top government officials, as well as some of Wall Street's most prominent banking lawyers.

Decade-Old Battle Over Stoli Trademark Continues

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : August 26, 2014

With its plot twists and sheer length, the decade-old battle for the Stolichnaya vodka trademark is starting to resemble a Russian novel.

No Presumption of Irreparable Harm for Lanham Act Plaintiffs

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : August 26, 2014

Lanham Act plaintiffs seeking preliminary injunctive relief are not entitled to a presumption of irreparable harm, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held Aug. 26.

Debevoise, Latham Tapped for Amazon's Twitch Purchase

Alexandra Wilson : The Am Law Daily : August 26, 2014

The e-commerce giant will pay $970 million cash for San Francisco-based Twitch Interactive Inc., a videogame streaming company that attracted about 55 million unique users last month.

Simpson Thacher Raids Weil in London, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Weil, Gotshal & Manges debt capital markets partner Gil Strauss has decamped for Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in London; Bank of America adds an Akin Gump partner; a Debevoise & Plimpton partner joins the U.S. State Department; and more notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Marketplace

Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : August 20, 2014

Ballard Spahr Stillman & Friedman will be moving its office to 919 Third Ave. Also, SoHo Properties Inc. has recently acquired 49-51 Park Place, the location of a proposed Islamic cultural center and mosque in Lower Manhattan.

Inside Gibson Dunn's Winning Chevron Strategy

Michael D. Goldhaber : The American Lawyer : August 20, 2014

Through dogged detective work, the oil giant's lawyers pieced together the clues that pointed to fraud in an Ecuadorean court.

S&P Expands Demands for DOJ, Treasury Department Records

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : August 19, 2014

Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC is demanding that the Justice Department and former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner turn over more documents, including communications with President Barack Obama, in the U.S. government's $5 billion lawsuit against the ratings agency.

Top Tax Lawyers Mum on Inversion Debate

Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : August 12, 2014

More than a decade ago, when corporate inversions came under scrutiny, a group of leading New York tax lawyers—headed by a Paul Weiss partner and including partners from Skadden, Sullivan & Cromwell, and Cravath—took a principled stand and called for urgent action to stop these deals. Twelve years later, a new wave of inversions has sparked controversy and calls for reform. This time the corporate tax bar's lawyers are silent.

Prudential to Settle Class Action Over Veterans' Death Benefits

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : August 07, 2014

Prudential Insurance Co. has agreed to donate more than $20 million to veterans' charities, and pay $8 million to survivors of veterans and service members who died, to settle a class action that alleged the insurance giant profited by not paying lump sum death benefits to the families.

The Careerist: Top 50 Mommy Firms

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : August 06, 2014

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

People in the News - Aug. 6, 2014 - Ex-Assistant U.S. Attorney Leverett Joins Pepper Hamilton

: The Legal Intelligencer : August 06, 2014

Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Neuman "Larry" Leverett joined Pepper Hamilton as a partner in the white-collar litigation and investigations practice group, resident in the firm's Philadelphia office.

Cooley Takes on New Shanghai Partner

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : August 04, 2014

Former Shearman & Sterling Hong Kong counsel Pang Lee has joined the firm's investment funds group.

Summer Heats Up With Media Deals

MP McQueen and Pia Sarkar : The Am Law Daily : August 04, 2014

Am Law 100 firms were involved in a number of big media transactions in recent weeks, including the Tribune Media Company's spinoff of its publishing company; E.W. Scripps and Journal Communications' merger and spinoff of digital, broadcast and print operations; and A.H. Belo's sale of The Providence Journal.

August Deals & Suits

: Corporate Counsel : August 01, 2014