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- Designation: New York
- Head Count: 884
- Gross Revenues: $890,000,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,005,000
- Profits Per Partner: $2,510,000
- Year Over Year Change: 1
Dechert is a Philadelphia-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Dechert has 884 attorneys and is the 37th largest firm in the United States. With $890,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 34th on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2014 Global 100 survey, Dechert ranked as the 43rd 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
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : June 28, 2016
As the legal industry copes with Brexit fallout, data from The National Law Journal's NLJ 500 report shows how London has reigned supreme for U.S. law firms in Europe.
Jennifer Henderson, Nell Gluckman and Gina Passarella : New York Law Journal : June 28, 2016
The United Kingdom's historic vote to leave the European Union came among one of the busiest lateral hiring sprees by U.S. law firms in London, but that growth may be put to the test as clients themselves ponder exiting the market.
Anna Zhang : The American Lawyer : June 27, 2016
That's because foreign lawyers are barred from practicing Chinese law.
: The American Lawyer : June 27, 2016
The American Lawyer's latest survey of Big Law's pro efforts, from law firm rankings to project profiles and the state of the Justice Gap.
Nell Gluckman : The American Lawyer : June 27, 2016
Hughes Hubbard is tops for U.S. pro bono; Dechert leads the international scene.
Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : June 24, 2016
State law does not pre-empt a New York City law prohibiting discriminatory policing that was enacted in 2013 amid concerns about the NYPD's increased reliance on stop-and-frisk tactics, a Manhattan appeals court ruled.
Frances Ivens and Rose Walker : Legal Week : June 24, 2016
Clifford Chance senior partner Malcom Sweeting and others weigh in as Brexit sends shock waves to global stock and foreign exchange markets.
Ben Seal : The Legal Intelligencer : June 22, 2016
As calls for more restrictive gun regulations grow in fervor and frequency around the country, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has struck down an act that allowed organizations such as the National Rifle Association to challenge local gun-control laws in court.
Anna Ward : Legal Week : June 21, 2016
The firm's E.U. trade co-head Miriam Gonzalez gives her view from inside a U.S. firm on how firms should prepare for Brexit.
: The Legal Intelligencer : June 20, 2016
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Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : June 17, 2016
Since 49 people were gunned down at Orlando's Pulse nightclub last weekend, law firms have offered to ramp up their support for gun control efforts.
Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : June 16, 2016
Dechert has raised its associate salaries across the country, starting at $180,000 for first-year associates.According to a memo obtained by The Legal, the new salary scale will be effective July 1. It includes salary increases for each class of associates, up to $315,000 for eighth-year associates and above.
The Legal Intelligencer : The Legal Intelligencer : June 16, 2016
Here are the 2016 Lawyers on the Fast Track.
MP McQueen and Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : June 07, 2016
At least four large New York firms have moved quickly to match the new base pay scale for associates set Monday by Cravath, Swaine & Moore. And some consultants say more big firms will follow suit.
Manny D. Pokotilow : The Legal Intelligencer : June 03, 2016
The 37th annual Philadelphia Bar Association 5K Charity Run/Walk took place May 15 with 1,300 participants either running or walking the 5K course. The race annually benefits the Support Center for Child Advocates' efforts to combat child abuse and to defend its unfortunate victims in Philadelphia.
Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : June 02, 2016
Employers can be held liable for workplace bullying and should take effective action to mitigate the risks.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : June 01, 2016
In an example of the laser-like focus U.S. law firms are placing on London in recent months, Dechert has revamped the leadership structure of its London office with an eye toward making it on par with the firm's largest locations in New York and Philadelphia.
Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : June 01, 2016
Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C., were hot markets for lateral litigators in May, with firms including Boies, Schiller & Flexner; Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan; Morrison & Foerster; and Bracewell coming out on top. Here are The Lit Daily's picks for the most notable litigator moves in May.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : May 31, 2016
From lawsuits alleging defamation to threats of physical violence from disgruntled employees, attorneys who conduct high-profile internal investigations face a bevy of risks as they delicately balance the needs of the client with what the public may come to learn.
Tony Mauro : The National Law Journal : May 31, 2016
A company that bears the name of presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday won a battle with a labor union over health care and pension benefits that went before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : May 31, 2016
It would take a long trip down Legal affiliate The American Lawyer's diversity rankings to find a Pennsylvania-based law firm, but of the 16 firms in the state that were ranked based on percentages of minority attorneys, many saw notable improvements while a handful slid further down the ranks.
: The National Law Journal : May 30, 2016
Lateral moves, new arrivals, and a new practice group in this week's column.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 27, 2016
Amid merger talks with a U.K. firm, Hunton & Williams added two practice leaders from Katten Muchin Rosenman; Bo Dietl's GC finds a new home; Jenner & Block launches a private wealth practice; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Michael D. Goldhaber : The American Lawyer : May 26, 2016
Sullivan & Cromwell and Dechert struggle to balance client and regulator.
: The Legal Intelligencer : May 25, 2016
Gerri Sperling joined Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky's Pittsburgh office.
Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : May 24, 2016
Hogan Lovells represents KBR in the Houston-based company's pending acquisition of Wyle in a deal valued at $600 million. Wyle, of El Segundo, California, is using a team from Dechert.
Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : May 11, 2016
Besides leading to big breakup fees, lawyers say foiled mergers involving giants like Staples and Halliburton may be deterring other megadeals from being proposed.
MEGAN SPICER : The Connecticut Law Tribune : May 06, 2016
When it came time for the National Association of Women Lawyers to determine if Merrick Garland is the man for the job to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia, its president knew Hartford's Collin Udell was the right woman for the task.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 05, 2016
More comings-and-goings at Kirkland & Ellis; cybersecurity hiring stays hot at Cooley and Covington; Latham & Watkins snags another lateral in Germany; Paul Weiss restocks its litigation group; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : May 04, 2016
A suit claiming whistleblower law firm Phillips & Cohen prompted a client to steal internal documents from his employer—a manufacturer of plastic pipe currently the subject of federal qui tam litigation—has hit a dead end as the New Jersey Supreme Court declined to take up the matter.