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- Designation: New York
- Head Count: 615
- Gross Revenues: $710,500,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,155,000
- Profits Per Partner: $2,380,000
- Year Over Year Change: 1
Debevoise & Plimpton is a New York-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Debevoise & Plimpton has 615 attorneys and is the 65th largest firm in the United States. With $710,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 41st on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2014 Global 100 survey, Debevoise & Plimpton ranked as the 49th highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in CA, DC and NY.
In the News
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : October 12, 2015
Nearly two years after a lucky seven Am Law 100 firms reaped hefty fees from Dell's $24.4 billion leveraged buyout, some of the same firms have landed roles in Dell's record-breaking $67 billion acquisition of EMC.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : October 08, 2015
Anheuser-Busch InBev has sidled up with Sullivan & Cromwell in its ongoing effort to merge with alcoholic beverage industry rival SABMiller.
Rick Kopstein, Photographer : New York Law Journal : October 07, 2015
The Office of the Appellate Defender presented its 22nd annual "First Monday in October," a mock Supreme Court argument at New York University School of Law on Oct. 5.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 07, 2015
Cooley, Debevoise, Dentons, Fenwick, Gibson Dunn, Greenberg Traurig, Kirkland and Latham are advising clients in the increasingly lucrative—and still mostly unregulated—world of daily fantasy sports.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 06, 2015
The Obama administration nominates a K&L Gates litigator to clean up the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; Pillsbury brings on a bitcoin expert; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
: New York Law Journal : September 29, 2015
Eight firms, including Troutman Sanders, Epstein Becker, Debevoise and Kramer Levin, have added new attorneys.
Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : September 28, 2015
Just three days after oral argument, the circuit held that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development did not violate limitations on its authority by examining zoning laws and reaching the conclusion that Westchester County didn't deserve federal fair housing grants.
Patience Haggin, Jennifer Henderson and David Ruiz : The American Lawyer : September 28, 2015
Google Reorganization; Berkshire Hathaway / Precision Castparts Fidelity National / SunGard General Electric Asset Sale Symantec Asset Sale Sumitomo Life / Symetra Financial Terex / Konecranes CF Industries / OCI NV Nokia Asset Sale Allergan Asset Sale Solvay / Cytec Industries Honeywell /Melrose Industries/ Elster Group Industrial Income Trust Asset Sale Anthem / Cigna Nikkei / FT Group Sikorsky Aircraft Asset Sale Pinnacle Entertainment Asset Sale Blackstone / Corsair / First Eagle St. Jude Medical / Thoratec
Michael D. Goldhaber : The American Lawyer : September 28, 2015
For 15 years, Shearman & Sterling sent legions of associates to support the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.The firm wins the Global Legal Award for lifetime citizenship work.
: New York Law Journal : September 24, 2015
European telecommunications and cable company Altice has agreed to buy New York cable operator Cablevision for $17.7 billion, including debt, as it pursues its aggressive expansion in the U.S.
Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : September 18, 2015
The law firm hires Robert Cusumano, a former general counsel of the insurer ACE, as a partner in its insurance group.
Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : September 18, 2015
The 11-year-old fight over damages for the alleged negligence of airlines and airline security companies in allowing hijackers to seize two airplanes and destroy the World Trade Center is headed back to Southern District Judge Alvin Hellerstein, possibly for a trial.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : September 17, 2015
At least two London-based legal giants and one leading Am Law 100 firm have taken the lead for Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller as they prepare to toast a potential combination.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : September 10, 2015
The new policy, announced Thursday by Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, rewrites the way corporations are expected to cooperate with the government when they're under investigation, taking away some avenues to build credit toward a deal. Instead, the department says it will make cooperation and leniency an all-or-nothing approach.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 09, 2015
The demise of Dewey & LeBoeuf bankrupted Geoffrey Coll, but the securities litigator has found a new home at Baker & Hostetler; Greenberg Traurig brings on Ted Kennedy's widow; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : September 08, 2015
Four American Muslim men have lost their bid for monetary damages against FBI agents accused of violating the First Amendment by placing the men on the "No-Fly List" to coerce them to spy on their religious communities.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : September 03, 2015
Amid a slow week for billion-dollar transactional announcements, one big-money deal remains on the table, likely keeping more than a few Am Law 100 lawyers busy before the holiday weekend.
Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : September 02, 2015
For $376.1 million Permian Basin asset sale, Houston-based W&T Offshore handles transaction in-house.
Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : September 02, 2015
A federal judge in Trenton has granted class certification in a securities suit claiming Prudential Financial Inc. overstated its income and understated expenses by misusing a nationwide database of deaths.
Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : September 01, 2015
The big banks have paid billions in penalties. But will the fines set them straight?
Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : September 01, 2015
The institutions have paid billions in penalties. Critics wonder if the levies will set them straight.
: Corporate Counsel : September 01, 2015
: The American Lawyer : August 24, 2015
: New York Law Journal : August 21, 2015
The New York Law Journal announces the 2015 honorees for Lawyers Who Lead by Example in three categories: Lifetime Achievement, Public Service and Pro Bono. The attorneys will be featured in a special section and honored at a dinner on Oct. 14.
Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : August 20, 2015
Melanie Leslie, the new dean of Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, didn't move to New York City more than 30 years ago to become a lawyer—unless she was playing one on TV. But after several years of trying to make it in show business, Leslie realized she wanted devote her time to something that was more intellectually stimulating.
Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : August 19, 2015
Law firms now have access to a platform that allows them to share data on cybersecurity threats anonymously. Several chief information officers and data security directors said they expected wide participation, although they expressed some reservations.
Nell Gluckman : The American Lawyer : August 17, 2015
From the judge to the defendants to the lead attorneys on both sides, the Dewey & LeBoeuf fraud trial has been dominated by seasoned lawyers, and entirely by men. But the criminal trial has plunged four early to mid-career attorneys on the defense teams—all women—into the thick of a once-in-a-lifetime case.
Erin E. Harrison : Legaltech News : August 14, 2015
Considering 80 of the 100 biggest law firms have been hacked since 2011, it stands to reason yours could be next.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : August 14, 2015
For the associates helping to defend Dewey & LeBoeuf's former leaders, the ongoing Dewey criminal trial has been an eye-opener.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : August 13, 2015
Google turns to its longtime M&A counsel at Cleary Gottlieb to create a new holding company for the search giant, plus a rundown of this week's other megadeals and the law firms scrambling to keep them on track.