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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 CA, DC and NY.
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Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : January 29, 2015
Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson, speaking at the Presidential Summit at the annual meeting of the New York State Bar Association Wednesday, said said the flurry of publicity that has accompanied the 11 murder convictions his office moved to vacate has also produced potentially credible claims of wrongful convictions in non-murder felony cases from defendants, their families and lawyers.
: The American Lawyer : January 29, 2015
Twenty of the most notable and intriguing lateral moves of the year.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : January 28, 2015
Alisa Melekhina learned to play chess at 5, competed for the first time at 7 and represented the U.S. in a tournament at 9. Now, at 23, she is among the top 10 women chess players in the country. Meanwhile, as a new associate at Debevoise & Plimpton, she is working on a white-collar criminal investigation—a challenge she says her chess mind has trained her for.
: The National Law Journal : January 26, 2015
New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 25, 2015
Two firms shuffling their COOs saw partners depart in January; DLA Piper and Kirkland & Ellis make some high-profile labor and employment hires; Quinn Emanuel grows in Houston; Wilmer raids MoFo for a new cybersecurity chair; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : January 21, 2015
Former Kaye Scholer partner Niping Wu has made her fourth lateral move in six years.
Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : January 21, 2015
In a closely watched case about the copyright rights of foreign companies, a federal appeals court has struck down Swiss watchmaker Omega S.A.'s attempt to use U.S. copyright law to block Costco Wholesale Corp.'s sale of its luxury watches.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 20, 2015
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft and Kirkland & Ellis saw a pair of leading M&A partners depart for new roles on the business side; a former Bingham McCutchen practice leader lands at Willkie Farr; Skadden snags a leading trusts and estates lawyer; Squire Patton Boggs adds a retired Utah congressman; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
: New Jersey Law Journal : January 16, 2015
Trishka Waterbury Cecil, of counsel to the Princeton, N.J., law firm of Mason, Griffin & Pierson, was recently honored by the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys with the Fred G. Stickel Award.
: New Jersey Law Journal : January 15, 2015
The leading M&As of 2014, where the target or acquirer was based in NJ.
David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 15, 2015
It proved to be a strong rebound year in 2014 for mergers and acquisitions in the U.S., and dealmaking involving New Jersey corporations was no exception. It's a long-awaited development M&A lawyers chalked up largely to a return of confidence to the marketplace.
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.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : January 12, 2015
David O'Neil, a top U.S. Department of Justice lawyer who temporarily led the Criminal Division last year, will join Debevoise as a partner.
Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : January 07, 2015
It is not a violation of the First Amendment for a utility to contract with a Jewish religious group to allow it to attach strips of wood or plastic to utility poles to create symbolic boundaries for certain members of the Jewish faith, the Second Circuit ruled yesterday.
Lisa Holton : The National Law Journal : January 05, 2015
"We've invested heavily over the years in building an experienced in-house legal team, capable of handling the bulk of the legal work for the enterprise," says Manista.
Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : January 02, 2015
A federal magistrate judge has denied Syracuse University's attempt to shield 22 documents related to the allegations against former assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine because of attorney-client privilege.
Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : January 01, 2015
Our annual survey names the biggest law firms in the Asia-Pacific region. This time, we found more law firms embracing ambitious expansion plans.
Rebecca Geiger : Focus Europe : January 01, 2015
Billion-dollar transactions in France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Italy, and the Nordic countries.
Rebecca Geiger : The Asian Lawyer : January 01, 2015
Asia's Biggest-Ticket Recent Transactions
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : December 31, 2014
The controversial legal fees that Detroit has incurred as a result of its historic bankruptcy proceedings have been released, and not surprisingly, Jones Day tops the list. The city's lead counsel seeks to take in $57.9 million, the most of any of the hired professionals. Dentons, Miller Canfield, Pepper Hamilton and Debevoise & Plimpton are also on the list.
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : December 29, 2014
But the TV broadcasters whose copyright claims drove Aereo into bankruptcy will be paying close attention as bidders pick over the company's carcass.
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.
Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : December 19, 2014
Global 100 firms with a major presence in Russia have quietly pulled back from Moscow and St. Petersburg as the country's economy reels from a perfect storm of Western economic sanctions, the ruble's recent collapse and tumbling oil prices.
David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : December 19, 2014
Weeks after consumer-products company Unilever made national headlines by suing an upstart company that makes vegan mayonnaise for alleged false labeling, the suit is history.
David Bario : The Litigation Daily : December 18, 2014
Unilever, the maker of Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise, abruptly dismissed its own false advertising suit against eggless mayonnaise upstart Just Mayo.
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : December 17, 2014
After driving online TV startup Aereo out of business, the broadcast networks are fighting to lift a hold on litigation stemming from the company's Chapter 11 filing so they can press their infringement claims and secure their pound of flesh.
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.
Nathalie Pierrepont : The Am Law Daily : December 12, 2014
The Am Law 100's year-end associate bonus bonanza continued Friday as Cahill Gordon & Reindel once again blew past its competitors by rewarding its junior lawyers with a whopping wintry windfall ranging from $15,000 to $115,000.
David Ruiz : The Recorder : December 11, 2014
A roundup of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.
Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : December 11, 2014
*Skadden, Davis Polk advise on $619 million share sale by JD.com investors*MoFo, White & Case and Hunton & Williams on $4.4 billion Japan-led financing for LNG plant in Texas*Allen & Gledhill acts for Alibaba subsidiary on stake purchase in mobile security company V-Key