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Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 219
  • Gross Revenues: $125,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $570,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $575,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -11

Epstein Becker & Green is a national law firm based in both New York and Washington, D.C. With 300 attorneys, the firm placed 143rd on the National Law Journal's 2011 NLJ 250 rankings of firms based on size. Epstein Becker ranked 156th on The American Lawyer's 2011 Am Law 200 rankings of firms based on revenue with $162,000,000 in gross revenue in 2010. Epstein Becker specializes in labor and employment law and health law. The firm practices in a number of other areas, including litigation, construction law, banking, government contracts, real estate and technology. In addition to its two headquarter locations, Epstein Becker has offices in a number of other cities, including Chicago and Los Angeles.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 178 -11 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 190 -27 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 172 -42 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 29 4 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Michael Futterman

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 24, 2014

McCusker Anselmi Rosen & Carvelli, Florham Park

Major Conn. Firm Announces Six New Hires

Jay Stapleton : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 21, 2014

One of Connecticut's largest law firms is adding five new associates and one new counsel, with nearly all of the new hires taking positions in Connecticut.

The Churn: Baker and Quinn Expand, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 15, 2014

Baker & McKenzie heads to Brisbane, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan takes its litigation prowess to Houston and a trio of partners leave Kirkland & Ellis in our latest look at notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Recent E-Discovery Decisions Provide Practical Guidance

Mark A. Berman : New York Law Journal : January 03, 2014

In his State E-discovery column for the New York Law Journal, Mark A. Berman, a partner at Ganfer & Shore, writes: New York courts recently have issued a series of e-discovery decisions that provide real guidance to practitioners. 'Kennedy Assoc. v. JP Morgan Chase Bank N.A.,' 'Mancino v. Fingar Ins. Agency,' 'Pegasus Aviation I v. Varig Logistica S.A.,' and 'Roberts v. Corwin' are among the cases analyzed.

Recent Decisions Provide Practical Guidance

Mark A. Berman : New York Law Journal : January 01, 2014

In his State E-discovery column, Mark A. Berman, a partner at Ganfer & Shore, writes: New York courts recently have issued a series of e-discovery decisions that provide real guidance to practitioners. 'Kennedy Assoc. v. JP Morgan Chase Bank N.A.,' 'Mancino v. Fingar Ins. Agency,' 'Pegasus Aviation I v. Varig Logistica S.A.,' and 'Roberts v. Corwin' are among the cases analyzed.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 30, 2014

Eight firms have added partners, while six others have added counsel.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 30, 2014

Lateral moves, new arrivals and promotions in this week's column.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 25, 2014

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith has added a partner, while other firms have added counsel

A Gay Marriage-Friendly Update to FMLA

Sherry Karabin : Corporate Counsel : January 23, 2014

New Family and Medical Leave Act rules would permit legally married gay couples to get benefits in states where gay marriage is banned.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 23, 2014

Seven firms announce new additions, and Albany Law School has appointed professors Deborah Kearns and Sarah Rogerson as co-directors of its Law Clinic & Justice Center.

Ruling Sustains Malpractice Suit Against Greenberg Traurig

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 23, 2014

A state appeals panel has denied Greenberg Traurig's bid to upset a lower court's refusal to dismiss a malpractice complaint against the firm and its former partner.

The Churn: Defections Mount at Edwards Wildman, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 20, 2014

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has hired Shawn Atkinson, the former cochair of the venture capital and cross-border M&A practice at Edwards Wildman Palmer in London, where the latter firm is trying to stave off a partner exodus. Plus: Bingham McCutchen bulks up in Asia, a partner trio decamps for top in-house roles and other lateral moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Ruling Sustains Malpractice Suit Against Greenberg Traurig

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 20, 2014

A state appeals panel has denied Greenberg Traurig's bid to upset a lower court's refusal to dismiss a malpractice complaint against the firm and its former partner.

The Careerist: Top 45 Firms for Women

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : January 18, 2014

Did your firm make this year's list?

The Churn: Greenberg Adds Two Practice Leaders, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 17, 2014

Greenberg Traurig raids Patton Boggs and Dentons for new practice chairs in Washington, D.C., and London in our latest roundup of lateral moves throughout The Am Law 200.

Net Losses Outweigh Gains at Firms

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 16, 2014

The number of attorneys employed full time by the largest private law offices in New York continues to decline, a trend that began with the 2008 financial crisis, according to data gathered for the New York Law Journal's annual survey. Hiring is up, however, among regional and out-of-state firms.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 10, 2014

Four firms have added partners, while others have added counsel and given awards.

The Churn: Husch Blackwell Hires Again in Denver, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 10, 2014

Husch Blackwell becomes the latest large Midwestern firm to bulk up in the Rockies; Dechert raids Wilmer to launch a life sciences practice in Frankfurt; Sidley Austin shutters its office in Germany's financial capital and other moves from around The Am Law 200.

Backslides at Firms Amid a Stalled Market

Todd Ruger : The National Law Journal : January 09, 2014

Whether they called it 'downsizing' or 'rightsizing,' many shops had to make tough choices in 2013.

The Churn: Squire Patton Boggs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 23, 2014

A look at some partners who won't be joining a combined Squire Patton Boggs, Edwards Wildman Palmer's new public policy group, Polsinelli hires four and more lateral moves across The Am Law 200.

Two Major Conn. Firms Hire Employment Law Veterans

JAY STAPLETON : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 15, 2014

Two major Connecticut law firms have hired employment lawyers with decades of experience to bolster their practices. Robert C. Hinton, the president of the New Haven County Bar Association, has joined Pullman & Comley and will be based in the Hartford office. Matthew T. Miklave, a former counsel and trial attorney for the National Labor Relations Board, is a new addition at Robinson & Cole.

Panel Rejects Attempt to Sue Church Group

Brendan Pierson : New York Law Journal : January 14, 2014

The First Department panel unanimously upheld the dismissal of a wrongful termination suit under the "ministerial exception" to employment laws.

Credit Card Swipe Fees: Legal, But Are They a Good Idea?

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : January 08, 2014

Some experts warn that what may be a useful revenue stream won't foster customer satisfaction and loyalty.

Global Insurance Company Tied to Employee's Old Contract

Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : January 05, 2014

A global insurance company is bound by a contract between its new hire and a Philadelphia-based direct competitor for which she used to work, a federal judge has ruled.

Late Filing Stymies McCarter's Bid For Urban-Enterprise Tax Refund

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : January 30, 2014

McCarter & English cannot recoup more than $400,000 in sales and use taxes that it paid to New Jersey because it missed the statute of limitations for seeking a refund, a Tax Court judge says.

Judge Campbell Braces for a Challenge to His Post in Fulton

Greg Land : Daily Report : January 22, 2014

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Thomas Campbell Jr. said he was surprised when he drew opposition for this year's election.

In Health Care Arena, Law Firms Explore New Lobbying Ventures

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : January 14, 2014

Washington law firms are reassessing how they structure their health care lobbying practices this year, as the industry expands to implement the Affordable Care Act and the government continues to tinker with Medicare.

Unclaimed Paycheck? Think Before Pocketing the Dough

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : January 11, 2014

There are rules on what employers can do with seemingly leftover cash from employees who don't pick up their checks.

Cloud Computing Efficient But Risky for Protected Health Information

Sherry Karabin : Law Technology News : January 01, 2014

Expert weighs in on protected health information and privacy concerns in cloud-based computing.

Avoid Liability in 'Off the Clock' Suits

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : January 24, 2014

Employees are fighting back against spending nonwork time responding to emails.

Company Sanctioned $8,000 for Undermining Conference

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : January 21, 2014

A federal magistrate judge, displeased that an insurance company sent an attorney to a mandatory settlement conference who had no settlement authority, has sanction the company more than $8,000.

Lawsuit Alleges Lax Security Led to Shooting Death of Lawyer at Mall

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : January 21, 2014

A lawsuit over the carjacking that took the life of a young lawyer at a posh New Jersey mall accuses the owners of skimping on security even though the upscale customers who shop there tend to drive the kinds of luxury vehicles that attract such crimes.

OSHA's Kicking the Tires of Auto Parts Makers

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : January 19, 2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced an audit program for those who make tires, airbags and the like in the Southeast.

State Bar Moving Forward in Search for a New Director

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : January 19, 2014

The search committee seeking a new executive director for the New York State Bar Association will begin interviewing candidates later this month.

FDA Cautions Big Pharma for Failure to Warn on Facebook

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : January 18, 2014

Why drug company's Facebook post got some heavy disapproval from the FDA.

State Bar Moving Forward in Search for a New Director

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : January 17, 2014

The search committee seeking a new executive director for the New York State Bar Association will begin interviewing candidates later this month.

A Look Into OSHA's Crystal Ball

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : January 06, 2014

Temporary workers, heat-related illnesses and communicating hazardous conditions are all in the mix for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

New Partners Yearbook 2014

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 06, 2014

The 's 15th annual profile of new partners at New Jersey firms.

Fulton Judge Draws Challenger as Qualifying Starts

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : January 05, 2014

At least one Fulton County Superior Court judge will face a challenger this year. Atlanta attorney Thomas Cox Jr. on Monday filed paperwork to run against Fulton Judge Thomas Campbell Jr. The election is scheduled for May 20.

Hartford Solo Gets National Attention Representing Former NFL Star

KAREN ALI : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 14, 2014

Corey Brinson has not traveled the usual career path. Early in his career, he worked at a big firm, Day Pitney, and practiced employment law. These days, he is a Hartford solo and does mostly criminal-defense work.

Changes to the DC Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act

Isobel Markham : Corporate Counsel : January 06, 2014

The District of Columbia Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act, which requires employers to provide their staff with paid leave to care for a family member, recover from illness or for time off related to domestic abuse, is undergoing some major changes.

Growing Into a Longer Title; and Other Moves

: Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2014

Glatfelter's new GC now has four distinct roles at the specialty paper company; and other new occupants of the general counsel's office.