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- Designation: Philadelphia
- Head Count: 571
- Gross Revenues: $388,000,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $680,000
- Profits Per Partner: $705,000
- Year Over Year Change: -2
Drinker Biddle & Reath is a Philadelphia-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Drinker Biddle & Reath has 571 attorneys and is the 70th largest firm in the United States. With $388,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 76th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Drinker Biddle & Reath ranked as the 96th highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in CA, DC, DE, IL, NJ, NY, PA and WI.
In the News
: New Jersey Law Journal : November 26, 2014
On Oct. 9, Diana Manning was installed as the president of the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey (TANJ) at the 47th annual Trial Bar Awards Banquet held at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, N.J.
Jason R. Baron : Law Technology News : November 25, 2014
10 predictions on how legal professionals, with evolving technology, will try to manage 2015's ocean of data.
Scott A. Coffina : The Legal Intelligencer : November 25, 2014
Obamacare is on the docket again. On Nov. 7, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review , No. 14-1158 (4th Cir. July 22, 2014), a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit decision upholding the legality of the payment of subsidies to individuals who purchase health insurance through federally established exchanges.
Marcia Coyle : The National Law Journal : November 24, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court is being asked to put muscle behind its standard for substituting counsel in capital cases. The request is on behalf of a Missouri death row inmate whose appointed lawyers' conduct, according to legal ethics experts from around the country, amounted to malpractice.
Andrew C. Kassner and Joseph N. Argentina Jr. : The Legal Intelligencer : November 24, 2014
As we have reported previously, the trading of debt of distressed companies, often with the objective of gaining control through loan-to-own strategies, is big business. The post-Lehman era has generated significant court decisions involving situations where a change of control occurs of insolvent companies outside of bankruptcy by distressed debt and equity players who then control the board. In many cases, the question is not if the company will be liquidated or sold, but when and how, and how it will be managed in the meantime.
: New Jersey Law Journal : November 14, 2014
On Oct. 2, the New Jersey Civil Justice Institute and the American Tort Reform Association (ATRA) co-hosted a panel discussion on the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act (CFA).
Scott Graham : The Recorder : November 14, 2014
Kara Stoll has a Big Law background, strong ties to policymakers, and a 'real world' view of patent litigation.
: New Jersey Law Journal : November 14, 2014
A chart of 114 law firms used most frequently by 30 New Jersey companies.
Sheetal Mhatre : Law Technology News : November 13, 2014
Judges Scheindlin and Francis, along with Jason Baron, discuss Joe Looby's The Decade of Discovery.
Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : November 11, 2014
Bennett Borden and Philip Favro discuss hot e-discovery and info-gov issues.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : November 11, 2014
Ballard Spahr's chief marketing position, which had been vacant for more than a year, has been filled by Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr Director of Business Development Timothy John H. Delaney.
MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : November 07, 2014
Drinker Biddle, Paul Weiss and Paul Hastings advised on Canadian beverage maker Cott Corp.'s acquisition of DSS Group Inc., the parent company of direct-to-consumer water and coffee services provider DS Services of America Inc.
Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : November 07, 2014
The results of the 2014 midterm elections have put life back into patent reform legislation that stalled in the Senate in May.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : November 05, 2014
A day after a group of lawyers and a state senator called for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and Attorney General's Office to disclose the substance of some 4,000 emails between the two bodies, a court reform organization has called for a special master to conduct a review.
Gina Passarella and P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : November 05, 2014
Pennsylvania Chief Justice Ronald D. Castille and Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane have been called upon to divulge the contents of all 4,000 emails found to have been sent between the state Supreme Court and the Attorney General's Office, not just those with sexually-explicit content.
: The National Law Journal : November 03, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court soon may be the subject of a casting call for the movie version of one of its more controversial rulings. Plus more in this week's column.
Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : October 31, 2014
A Virginia federal judge seemed inclined Friday to allow the Washington Redskins to continue to fight in the trial court over the validity of the team's trademarks.
P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : October 30, 2014
Lawyers in two multimillion-dollar Topamax birth-defect cases argued before the state Superior Court in Philadelphia on Wednesday over whether claims that the anti-seizure drug was inadequately labeled were preempted by federal law.
Vivia Chen : The Careerist : October 30, 2014
Reed Smith just launched its global Ebola group. Should your firm do so too?
P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : October 29, 2014
Two Topamax birth-defect cases that have produced multimillion-dollar awards in favor of mothers who took the drug while pregnant are set to be argued today before the state Superior Court in Philadelphia.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : October 28, 2014
Sen. Tom Daschle, former Democratic majority leader, will start a public policy advisory group named after him at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz's Washington office, the firm announced Tuesday. Daschle leaves DLA Piper after a five-year tenure.
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.
: The National Law Journal : October 27, 2014
U.S. Supreme Court justices, being human, make mistakes. But the court's handling of a recent error made by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was unprecedented. Plus more in this week's column.
: The Legal Intelligencer : October 24, 2014
Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads partner Timothy J. Bergere, chair of the firm's environmental and energy transaction practice, was selected as the chair of the environmental committee of the United States Law Firm Group.
and max mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : October 22, 2014
While the Pennsylvania Supreme Court expects the state's Judicial Conduct Board to investigate and determine whether to charge Justice Seamus P. McCaffery within 30 days, lawyers said meeting the deadline might be an unrealistic goal for the modestly-staffed disciplinary body.
Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : October 22, 2014
Where the burden falls for investigating the fitness of arbitrators could determine the outcome of a multimillion-dollar suit against investment bank Goldman Sachs.
P.J. D'Annunzio and Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : October 21, 2014
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus P. McCaffery has been suspended by his peers on the court based on the recent pornographic email scandal as well as other allegations of wrongdoing involving referral fees paid to his wife and attempts to "exert influence" over judicial assignments.
William Hamilton : Law Technology News : October 20, 2014
Jason R. Baron's keynote at LawTech Euro Conference 2014 calls for greater data use transparency.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : October 20, 2014
Squire Patton Boggs has inked a pharmaceutical lobbying client that's pushing to develop a drug to treat Ebola, the company announced Monday.
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.