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- 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
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 2013 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.
In the News
Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : October 22, 2014
The state Court of Appeals reinstated a defamation suit Tuesday against Syracuse University and basketball coach Jim Boeheim for criticisms he leveled at two former Syracuse ballboys who accused his friend and top assistant Bernie Fine of molesting them.
Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : October 21, 2014
Almost two years after the Court of Appeals said Bronx prosecutors incorrectly invoked anti-terrorism laws in a gang member's case, another jury has found the man guilty on retrial.
Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : October 21, 2014
Documents related to Syracuse University's 2005 investigation into molestation allegations against former basketball coach Bernie Fine are not shielded from disclosure in a lawsuit filed by Fine's wife as attorney work-product, a federal magistrate judge decided.
: New Jersey Law Journal : October 17, 2014
The highlights the state's up-and-coming attorneys in the Associates Class of 2014.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 16, 2014
Wireless technology company Qualcomm tapped Covington & Burling to advise on its proposed $2.5 billion acquisition of CSR, a British chipmaker known for its Bluetooth technology. At the same time, the firm saw two top litigators handling Deepwater Horizon-related oil spill work for BP depart its Beltway base for Kirkland & Ellis.
Len Maniace : New York Law Journal : October 14, 2014
John Kiernan's pro bono work has taken him as far as Mississippi for a civil rights case against that state's attorney general and as close as northern Manhattan, where he represented tenants and squatters who were forcibly evicted.
Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : October 13, 2014
The city's once-booming capital markets had prompted a big push into local law, but the slowdown that followed has forced at least one firm—Milbank—to reconsider. Still, others see value in the practice, though for different reasons. Here's why.
Wenxiong Zhang : The Am Law Daily : October 09, 2014
Sullivan & Cromwell, Latham, McDermott and Sidley Austin advised on Impax Laboratories' purchase of Tower Holdings for $700 million. Sullivan & Cromwell also counseled Endo International on a separate pharmaceutical deal in which the company agreed to pay $2.6 billion for Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, itself advised by Morgan Lewis and Willkie. Meanwhile, Debevoise and Wilmer took the lead on a third transaction in the pharmaceutical sector, this one worth $675 million.
Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : October 05, 2014
The fund's lawyers at Simpson Thacher persuaded a judge to rule for the second time that MatlinPatterson never agreed to arbitrate pricing disputes over a $320 million Brazilian airline industry transaction.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 01, 2014
As Bingham McCutchen mulls a merger with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, a key factor in clinching any deal will be the participation of certain rainmakers. The Am Law Daily has a look at those individuals, some of whom have left the firm, and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200, such as significant acquisitions by Armstrong Teasdale in Denver, Fox Rothschild in Dallas and Quarles & Brady in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : September 30, 2014
After 20 years of advising clients on the New York and English law aspects of their business in Asia, the firm is setting up a local law practice in Hong Kong as well.
Mark Hamblett and Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : September 26, 2014
Eric Holder Jr. on Thursday said he will resign from the U.S. Department of Justice, where he has served since 2009 as the country's first black attorney general.
Valori Corral-Nava : New York Law Journal : September 25, 2014
German multinational engineering conglomerate Siemens AG announced late Sunday it would acquire the Dresser-Rand Group, a Houston-based maker of compressors, steam turbines, gas turbines and engines for the oil and gas industry, in an all-cash deal worth $7.6 billion.
Amaris Elliott-Engel : The National Law Journal : September 24, 2014
A translator who provided internal Toyota documents to news reporters has objected to the carmaker's requests for sanctions against her for alleged failure to obey a protective order in litigation over sudden acceleration.
Lisa Shuchman : The Litigation Daily : September 22, 2014
Lumen View Technology would probably love to forget the patent lawsuit it brought against search engine company FindTheBest.com. But after beating the IP case, winning back its defense fees and suing Lumen View for alleged RICO violations, FindTheBest isn't going to let the plaintiff walk away that easily.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 20, 2014
The Magic Circle firm's New York hiring spree continued, although one partner has left the London-based legal giant's office in Washington, D.C., for a top in-house job at Chevron. The Am Law Daily looks at those moves and more in our latest tally of notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
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.
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 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.
: 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."
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.
: New York Law Journal : September 08, 2014
Four firms have added partners and others have added counsel.
: New Jersey Law Journal : September 04, 2014
No Presumption of Irreparable Harm For Party Seeking Lanham Act Injunction
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.
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.
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.
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.
: 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.
: 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.
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.”