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- Designation: New York
- Head Count: 845
- Gross Revenues: $777,000,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $920,000
- Profits Per Partner: $2,150,000
- Year Over Year Change: 4
Dechert is a Philadelphia-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Dechert has 845 attorneys and is the 35th largest firm in the United States. With $777,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 34th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Dechert ranked as the 42nd highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in CA, CO, CT, DC, IL, MA, NC, NJ, NY, PA and TX.
In the News
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 19, 2014
The embattled Japanese auto parts company has retained a high-powered defense team from Dechert to handle a criminal probe, congressional inquiry and class action litigation related to a growing scandal into defective airbags.
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.
David Bario : The Litigation Daily : November 17, 2014
Wilmer's Seth Waxman, along with Steven Kuney of Williams & Connolly, cast as a chance for the Supreme Court to clear up confusion over the ingredients for a successful summary judgment motion. But the justices didn't take the bait.
: New Jersey Law Journal : November 14, 2014
A chart of 114 law firms used most frequently by 30 New Jersey companies.
David Bario : The Litigation Daily : November 12, 2014
The Supreme Court's rulings in and made it tougher for plaintiffs to survive dismissal motions and win class certification. Now, says U.S. dairy giant Dean Foods, the court should go one further.
David Bario : The Litigation Daily : November 10, 2014
A hearing next week could determine the fate of 600 consolidated cases claiming that Pfizer's blockbuster antidepressant causes birth defects when taken by pregnant women.
Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : November 10, 2014
Plaintiffs lawyers have moved to coordinate more than a dozen lawsuits against Takata Corp. and six automakers over an airbag defect that prompted recalls of 7.8 million U.S. cars and trucks.
Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : November 03, 2014
New York City police unions protesting the city's agreement to settle lawsuits on stop-and-frisk practices waited too long before trying to insert themselves into the high-profile litigation, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit said Friday.
Scott Graham : The Recorder : October 31, 2014
Bringing an end to the unreasonable-delay defense would benefit patent holders, said McDermott Will's Yar Chaikovsky.
: The Recorder : October 30, 2014
A roundup of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.
Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : October 29, 2014
One co-anchor's role in getting the other fired over a racial slur ties their employer, Fox 29, closely enough to the resulting lawsuit that the case has withstood summary judgment twice.
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.
Vivia Chen : The Careerist : October 27, 2014
Is Philadelphia the new Houston?
Ben Barnett and Rebecca Kahan Waldman : E-Commerce Law & Strategy : October 22, 2014
When the federal government wants access to certain personal information for investigations or other law enforcement activity, it need not ask the individual or business that created the data, but can turn to the party controlling the servers on which the data is stored.
: The Legal Intelligencer : October 20, 2014
Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young partner Mark Chopko presented at the XV International Congress of Canon Law on Sept. 18 at Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.
MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : October 20, 2014
The downsizing trend for office space continues but is starting to slow as many firms already have given up space per lawyer to save money, according to the latest survey by commercial real estate services company Jones Lang LaSalle.
Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : October 20, 2014
In a split opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has revived a suit over the sale of assets from a now-defunct biotechnology company.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : October 20, 2014
While there are only a few Pennsylvania firms among those most frequently used by Fortune 500 companies, some of the largest corporations in the world call on Pennsylvania firms of all sizes for a variety of legal needs.
Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : October 19, 2014
As sanctions have dried up cross-border deal flow in Russia, U.S. firms are feeling the pinch.
: New Jersey Law Journal : October 17, 2014
The highlights the state's up-and-coming attorneys in the Associates Class of 2014.
: New Jersey Law Journal : October 17, 2014
The highlights the state's up-and-coming attorneys in the Associates Class of 2014.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : October 16, 2014
Dilworth Paxson has added Thomas S. Wyatt as a partner in the firm's corporate and business department.
Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : October 16, 2014
Lawyers for police unions who want to upset New York City's settlement of litigation over police stop-and-frisk practices ran into some tough questions Wednesday at the Second Circuit.
Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : October 15, 2014
Over the objection of plaintiffs' lawyers in New York City's stop-and-frisk litigation, circuit judges Jose Cabranes, Barrington Parker and John Walker—the panel who had blocked Southern District Judge Shira Scheindlin's liability and remedial rulings last year—will hear arguments on Wednesday.
Len Maniace : New York Law Journal : October 14, 2014
Marnie Berk oversees legal services to a dizzyingly large and varied assortment of clients—more than 500 organizations that include soup kitchens, domestic violence shelters, arts organizations and groups protecting local green spaces.
David Bario : The Litigation Daily : October 14, 2014
Last week ended on a decidedly sour note for Amkor Technology, a contract chip assembler that's been locked in endless litigation with semiconductor IP company Tessera Technologies. But the news was all good for Tessera and its lawyers at Irell & Manella.
: The Legal Intelligencer : October 13, 2014
The Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring all Philadelphians have legal access to the resources they need to lead their lives, elected Abbi L. Cohen, partner at Dechert, and David Smith, partner and chairman at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis, to its board of directors.
: The National Law Journal : October 13, 2014
Lawyers are lining up to fight subpoenas requiring them to testify remotely via video in a Boston antitrust trial, but the battle is over for Covington & Burling chairman Timothy Hester. Plus more in this week's column.
Rick Kopstein, Photographer : New York Law Journal : October 08, 2014
Dechert partner Andrew Levander and Michele Hirshman, a partner at Paul Weiss, received the Gould Award for Outstanding Oral Advocacy at the 21st annual "First Monday in October" event, a mock Supreme Court argument hosted by the Office of the Appellate Defender.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : October 08, 2014
Jeffrey McFadden, former head of Steptoe LLP's securities litigation and enforcement practice, has jumped to Philadelphia's Stradley Ronon, a regional firm half of Steptoe's size.