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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
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : January 23, 2015
This is a round-up of legal news from ALM affiliated publications and news outlets around the country. The legal community is reacting to firm news out of China and two firms are still waiting on payments from Gov. Chris Christie's Republican backers.
P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : January 22, 2015
Litigation surrounding Xarelto, a blood thinner that is alleged by plaintiffs to cause uncontrollable and sometimes fatal bleeding, has been organized into a mass tort in Philadelphia.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 21, 2015
Nixon Peabody, having had unsuccessful tie-up talks in recent years with Blank Rome and Locke Lord, is now reportedly looking at a potential acquisition of Chicago's 100-lawyer Ungaretti & Harris. With roughly 100 lawyers, Ungaretti & Harris has seen its fortunes slip along with many midsize Windy City shops in recent years.
Elsa Dalimier : Law Technology News : January 15, 2015
The Feb. 2 Cardozo conference includes panels, a boot camp and a Tech Talk on 3-D printing.
Max Mitchell : Delaware Law Weekly : January 14, 2015
The new executive committee leader at Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell said he plans to focus on business and talent development during his tenure.
Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : January 09, 2015
The U.S. Department of Justice is jumping into the court fight over the cancellation of the Washington Redskins' trademarks. The department will defend against the team's constitutional challenge to a section of federal trademark law.
: The American Lawyer : January 05, 2015
Allergan / Actavis; Halliburton / Baker Hughes; Publicis / Sapient; LabCorp / Covance; BB&T / Susquehanna; Cott / DSS Group; Chiquita / Cutrale
Scott Graham : The Recorder : December 31, 2014
With rule changes in the works, big questions pending on appeal, and patent reform on Washington's agenda, some are urging caution. "The chess board is moving as we speak," says Foley & Lardner special counsel Andrew Baluch.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : December 30, 2014
The latter part of 2014 brought with it not only the biggest business of law news for Pennsylvania, but perhaps for the country. All eyes watched during the second half of the year as Morgan, Lewis & Bockius entertained merger discussions with struggling Boston-based firm Bingham McCutchen. A full-on acquisition of the more than 700 lawyers at Bingham would have been a big departure for Morgan Lewis' typical growth strategy of acquiring groups of attorneys from firms that are disbanding.
Marcia Coyle and Tony Mauro : Legal Times : December 24, 2014
A collection of some of the most popular U.S. Supreme Court stories The National Law Journal published this year. Reporting by Marcia Coyle and Tony Mauro.
Jeff Mordock : Delaware Law Weekly : December 24, 2014
Delaware's legal landscape changed slightly in 2014. Four new firms entered the market while firms established in Delaware expanded, relocated or launched a new office. Lateral activity was also busy with several well-known names moving to new firms.
P.J. D'Annunzio and Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : December 22, 2014
A review of roughly 4,000 emails sent between members of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and the Office of the Attorney General has revealed that no improper communications between members of the two bodies took place, according to a report released by the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts on Dec. 19.
Patience Haggin : The Recorder : December 18, 2014
Chinook Licensing had alleged that another nonpracticing entity, Iron Dome, was shaking it down by threatening to knock out its patents using inter partes review.
David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : December 17, 2014
It's that time of year, when businesses are looking to bolster their year-end numbers and tie up loose ends—and law firms are no different.
Jeff Mordock : Delaware Law Weekly : December 17, 2014
Roughly one month after Delaware Supreme Court Justice Henry duPont Ridgely announced his intent to retire in January, two names are being discussed among the state's legal community as possible replacements.
Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : December 16, 2014
Five years after the U.S. Supreme Court took a marked step away from narrowing the window for collateral order appeals, Pennsylvania has continued to clear a path for addressing the orders, appellate lawyers have noticed.
: New Jersey Law Journal : December 15, 2014
Dilworth Paxson attorney James Landgraf has received the 2014 Professional Lawyer of the Year Award for Burlington County.
Patience Haggin : The Recorder : December 12, 2014
Patent lawyers say successful NPEs are seeing demand letters that threaten to go after their patents if they don't pay up.
Wenxiong Zhang : The Am Law Daily : December 12, 2014
Olivia Tyrrell, a 38-year-old corporate partner with Baker & McKenzie in Chicago, led a deal team from the firm composed almost entirely of women in advising pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. on its $9.5 billion buy of Cubist Pharmaceuticals.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : December 11, 2014
In the last 10 years, there has been no movement in the percentage of women lawyers practicing in the Pennsylvania offices of the state's 100 largest law firms.
: The American Lawyer : December 10, 2014
Two Kirkland & Ellis partners have departed, moving to Willkie Farr and Bristol-Myers Squibb; Chadbourne & Parke has added a former U.S. ambassador to Uruguay; and other moves.
Lizzy McLellan and Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : December 09, 2014
Observers are unsure whether the Judicial Conduct Board plans to continue investigating a collection of emails between Supreme Court justices and the Attorney General's Office, but some say it should.
Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : December 09, 2014
A Bronx Supreme Court justice abruptly terminated an in-court guardianship proceeding last month and reconvened it an hour later in the bedroom of a 93-year-old woman, whose assets her son and daughter were bitterly fighting to control.
Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : December 09, 2014
Several firm leaders referred to 2013 as a year of investment, and that characterization is borne out by the numbers, with gross revenue generally outpacing profits per equity partner (PPP) and the majority of firms seeing significant increases in head count.
Monica Bay : Law Technology News : December 08, 2014
Joe Looby's film explores the roots of e-discovery.
Vivia Chen : The Careerist : December 08, 2014
Crains just came out with 100 best places to work in New York, and a bunch of big law firms actually made the list. But not one of them is a New York-born firm.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 05, 2014
A trio of partners from Kirkland & Ellis and Edwards Wildman Palmer sets up shop in new locales; three more firms hire Bingham McCutchen refugees; Chadbourne & Parke adds a former U.S. ambassador; Skadden brings back a top federal regulator; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
: New York Law Journal : December 04, 2014
Evan R. Chesler, chairman of Cravath, Swaine & Moore, was appointed chairman of The New York Public Library's board of trustees, among other recent appointments and honors.
Lizzy McLellan and Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : December 02, 2014
The state Supreme Court, engulfed in turmoil much of the fall, has been cranking out decisions in recent weeks, and appellate attorneys have noticed. While they point to the planned retirement of Chief Justice Ronald D. Castille as a driving force, some say the changed dynamic between justices may have played a role as well.
: 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.