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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
Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : March 27, 2015
The court said Thursday it did not have authority to review two First Department decisions that were not "on the law alone or upon the law and such facts which, but for the determination of law, would not have led to reversal." In a separate ruling, the court addressed a question about sex offender risk assessments it had never faced before.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 26, 2015
Cravath, Swaine & Moore; Kirkland & Ellis; Munger, Tolles & Olson; and Sullivan & Cromwell have landed lead roles on the Warren Buffett-backed $40 billion union of H.J. Heinz and Kraft Foods.
Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : March 25, 2015
Willkie Farr & Gallagher's revelation that a former partner engaged in questionable communications with an opposing counsel has given ammunition to retailers who object to massive settlements in two antitrust cases involving credit card companies.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 24, 2015
King & Spalding and Winston & Strawn continue their recent hiring sprees; Latham & Watkins lands one partner and lose two others; a longtime Reed Smith partner departs; Stroock snags a Goldman Sachs alum from Kirkland & Ellis; Wilmer brings back another former federal regulator; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : March 24, 2015
Oil companies have agreed to shell out millions to settle claims that they failed to disclose the impact of hot weather on the price of fuel. But when a judge considers a slew of proposed settlements later this year, at least two groups will be sounding alarm bells.
Tony Mauro : Supreme Court Brief : March 23, 2015
A third of the cases set for argument at the U.S. Supreme Court in the next two weeks involve bankruptcy law, the latest sign of a continuing docket trend that rarely makes headlines.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : March 18, 2015
Former Penn State University President Graham Spanier made good Wednesday on his long-promised defamation suit against Louis Freeh over the Freeh report's allegations that Spanier dragged his feet in addressing sex-abuse claims against Jerry Sandusky.
Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : March 17, 2015
Proskauer Rose was dealt a setback in January in its long-running battle against a former client when a Manhattan judge dismissed its fraud suit against the company's executives. This month, the same judge limited the firm's discovery in a related case in which it is the defendant.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 17, 2015
After raiding Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough for five health care partners, fast-growing Polinselli will open an office in Raleigh; Gibson Dunn and Winston & Strawn add new practice leaders; the NSA's top lawyer returns to Mayer Brown; three former federal prosecutors flock to Robins Kaplan and Wilmer; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : March 16, 2015
Securities class actions against life-sciences companies more than doubled last year, to 39 cases compared with 19 during 2013, according to a survey by Dechert.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : March 12, 2015
As the standing-room-only crowd filed out of the state Supreme Court on Wednesday at the conclusion of arguments in Attorney General Kathleen Kane's case, so too did some of the justices.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : March 10, 2015
Reed Smith has hired former Dechert Chief Marketing Officer Wendy W. Taylor to fill the spot left vacant last October when its longtime CMO left the firm.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 08, 2015
Littler Mendelson's Swiss verein enters Guatemala, as the global labor and employment firm loses a six-lawyer team in Atlanta; Covington & Burling opens in Los Angeles; Paul Hastings' hiring spree extends to Brazil; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : March 06, 2015
Mark Mangan had spent 10 years with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, most recently as counsel, before joining the Philadelphia-based firm.
: New Jersey Law Journal : March 06, 2015
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : March 05, 2015
: New Jersey Law Journal : March 04, 2015
This is the 's annual yearbook devoted to profiling both newly promoted partners and newly hired lateral partners at law firms in New Jersey.
: The Legal Intelligencer : March 03, 2015
This following series of articles analyze financial results for Pennsylvania law firms for 2014. Additional firms will be added as their results are released.
Douglas McCollam : The American Lawyer : March 03, 2015
Long-haul flights. Time zone shifts. Calls and emails around the clock. When did the job of managing partner become so grueling?
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : February 27, 2015
The validity of a mandatory arbitration agreement in a law firm engagement letter has again become a core issue in a legal malpractice case.
Marlisse Silver Sweeney : The American Lawyer : February 26, 2015
Royal Bank of Canada / City National; Repsol / Talisman Energy; Three Bryant Park Purchase; Alimentation Couche-Tard / The Pantry
Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : February 25, 2015
In the second most-expensive office building deal in U.S. history, a joint venture of Ivanhoe Cambridge and Callahan Capital Properties has purchased 1095 Avenue of the Americas for $2.2 billion. Also, Silverstein Properties has acquired a property at 520-530 W. 41st St. for more than $100 million.
Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : February 23, 2015
Michael Sgro has been promoted to senior vice president, general counsel and secretary.
: The Legal Intelligencer : February 23, 2015
During this week, the University of Pennsylvania Law School is set to hold Public Interest Week, celebrating the power of public service and the 25th anniversary of Penn Law School's Toll Public Interest Center. Events scheduled include the annual Equal Justice Foundation Auction on Thursday to raise funds for students working in public service, and the 25th Anniversary Alumni Gala on Saturday, which will spotlight the impact of 25 years of service-centered education. More information about these events is available at https://www.law.upenn.edu.
David Hechler : Corporate Counsel : February 23, 2015
Hewlett-Packard's general counsel says he's really pleased with his department's program to hire and train young lawyers. So why is he hoping he loses one?
Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : February 20, 2015
The nation's top class-action lawyers packed a Miami federal courtroom for the first hearing on the multidistrict litigation against air-bag manufacturer Takata Corp.
Amy L. Rudd : Corporate Counsel : February 19, 2015
Any company marketing by telephone should worry about the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and take steps to avoid liability.
Gina Passarella and David Gialanella : The Legal Intelligencer : February 17, 2015
Editor's note: This is the third installment of a series on cybersecurity published in conjunction with Legal affiliate New Jersey Law Journal.
: New York Law Journal : February 13, 2015
The New York Law Journal's Diversity Initiative Project 2015 recognizes commitment to creating a diverse legal community and sustained efforts to reach that goal.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : February 13, 2015
The Third Circuit has denied the appeal of labor-union leader John Dougherty, who sought to reseal a years-old FBI affidavit of probable cause to search his home that has been made public in state litigation and the press.