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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
June D. Bell : The National Law Journal : March 30, 2015
General counsel Matthew Jacobs oversees 32 attorneys split into three groups: the advice team, which handles tax matters and helps interpret pension law; the investments group; and the litigation group.
David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : March 27, 2015
Many New Jersey firms and branches say litigation practices are holding their own or becoming busier, but whether demand and revenue are up, down or neutral, market uncertainty has them aspiring to be as nimble as possible—particularly with staffing.
Gina Passarella and P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : March 24, 2015
A media report earlier this month about law firm emails that purport to show former Justice Seamus P. McCaffery, and not his wife, may have been the one to refer out certain cases while on the bench, has again raised questions about Pennsylvania's comparatively lax referral-fee rules.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : March 20, 2015
The state Supreme Court has denied an appeal by the maker of Children's Motrin in a case that resulted in a $10 million verdict for a family of a 3-year-old severely injured after taking several doses of the medicine.
P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : March 17, 2015
The state Superior Court has upheld the largest verdict to come from the Topamax litigation against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals.
Ed Silverstein : Law Technology News : March 17, 2015
Sources have told Legaltech News that Clinton should not have done a search using key terms to find work-related e-mails.
Richard Acello : The National Law Journal : March 16, 2015
"There are lots of alternative creative ways to bill, and the hourly fee is slowly but surely dying."
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 15, 2015
McKenna Long & Aldridge, poised to vote Monday on a union with Dentons, saw two new partners depart because of conflicts; Morgan Lewis lures eight partners in Dallas ahead of another merger in Singapore; Winston & Strawn poaches 10 more partners from Pillsbury; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : March 13, 2015
In the wake of the state's Judicial Conduct Board filing charges against three Philadelphia Municipal Court judges over their alleged roles in case-fixing, legal observers were divided on whether the problem of ex parte contact between judges was frequent enough to merit tougher ethics rules.
Chris DiMarco : Law Technology News : March 12, 2015
Company will bring its experience helping clients manage data to the consortium of data governance experts.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : March 11, 2015
Former U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Georgia, has joined Drinker Biddle & Reath's lobbying branch, the law firm said Wednesday. Gingrey is a tea party conservative who served 12 years in Congress and before that delivered more than 5,000 babies as an obstetrician and gynecologist.
Jay Stapleton : The Connecticut Law Tribune : March 11, 2015
Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed nationally against the makers of Xarelto, a blood thinner that is alleged to cause uncontrollable and sometimes fatal bleeding, are mounting nationally, and four Connecticut law firms have brought claims.
Max mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : March 10, 2015
As the pressures of an increasingly competitive legal market have forced firms to play with alternative rate structures and business models, firms have also increasingly begun challenging the traditional notion of needing a single firm leader, according to some legal consultants.
Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : March 09, 2015
For Hillary Clinton, the public reaction to revelations that she exclusively used a personal email account while serving as secretary of state has been scathing. But any legal consequences are likely to prove negligible, legal experts said.
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.
: New Jersey Law Journal : March 06, 2015
: New Jersey Law Journal : March 06, 2015
Mike Sacks : Legal Times : March 03, 2015
A round up of news from ALM affiliated publications and around the web: Hillary Clinton's e-mail use under fire, a judge blocked Nebraska's same-sex marriage ban and no audio for this week's Obamacare arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court.
P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : March 03, 2015
A Philadelphia jury awarded $2.5 million to the plaintiff in the first of roughly 1,250 Risperdal mass-tort cases in the city's courts.
Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : March 03, 2015
Direct-recording electronic voting systems that do not produce a contemporaneous paper record of each vote cast comply with state requirements and do not violate citizens' right to vote, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled.
Scott A. Coffina : The Legal Intelligencer : March 03, 2015
If you think the ethics laws applicable to some state governors might be vague or overly forgiving, try applying them to first ladies.
Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : March 03, 2015
Hillary Clinton is facing a barrage of criticism for using her personal email account while serving as secretary of state, but lawyers say it's unlikely she did anything illegal—at least not technically.
David Gialanella and Gina Passarella : New Jersey Law Journal : February 26, 2015
As companies come to terms with cybersecurity risks, they're faced with questions of how to address them—and how much it's all going to cost.
Gina Passarella : Delaware Business Court Insider : February 25, 2015
A federal judge has upheld a pre-bankruptcy settlement involving $4 billion in first lien notes, rejecting the trustee's arguments that the settlement treated those within the same creditor class differently and that tender offers should not be used in the bankruptcy context.
Andrew C. Kassner and Joseph N. Argentina Jr. : The Legal Intelligencer : February 20, 2015
Long after the bankruptcy is filed and the debtor's business is sold or reorganized, stakeholders investigate the causes of the failure and whether transactions that caused the bankruptcy or took place after the company was insolvent should be avoided for the benefit of the estate and creditors.
: New Jersey Law Journal : February 18, 2015
Our focus in selecting this group of noteworthy individuals was to represent the figures who have helped to shape the law in New Jersey, whether through their work on the bench, assisting those in need of legal services, building a firm or any other means.
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.
Lisa Holton : The National Law Journal : February 16, 2015
"Any time you have the opportunity to work with and get to know your regulators, it's good for all of us."
: The National Law Journal : February 16, 2015
Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 10, 2015
Fresh off successful financial years in 2014, Holland & Knight opens a Denver office with six lawyers from Lathrop & Gage; Akin plucks a practice leader from Paul Hastings; Covington & Burling adds a former federal prosecutor; a handful of departures from Dickstein Shapiro; Kirkland & Ellis grows in London; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.