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Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 166
  • Gross Revenues: $117,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $705,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $840,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -6

Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto is a New York-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2011 NLJ 250 rankings of firms based on size, Fitzpatrick, Cella had 168 attorneys and was the 238th largest firm in the United States that year. The firm ranked 173rd on The American Lawyer's 2011 Am Law 200 rankings of law firms by revenue with $127,500,000 in gross revenue in 2010. In addition to its New York headquarters, the firm has offices in Washington, D.C. and Costa Mesa, California. An intellectual property firm, Fitzpatrick, Cella's practice is divided into twelve groups: litigation, patent prosecution, trademarks, licensing and transactions, e-commerce and new media, pharmaceuticals and chemicals, biotechnology, copyrights, electronic and computer technologies, unfair trade practices, nanotechnology, and patent interferences.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 186 -6 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 238 -2 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 94 26 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 47 10 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 70 -21 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 17, 2014

Seven firms announce new additions, while Davis Polk & Wardwell has elected two new partners.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 14, 2014

Lateral moves in this week's column.

Partner Pay Spreads, Firm By Firm

: The Am Law Daily : January 03, 2014

The pay range from least to most compensated partner varied widely among firms, our survey shows.

The Churn: Fitzpatrick Cella Leader Leaves, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 01, 2014

Mayer Brown has hired Colleen Tracy, former managing partner of New York-based Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto, where she took the IP firm's leadership reins in 2009. The Am Law Daily looks at Tracy's move and other new arrivals throughout The Am Law 200.

Patent Pilot Program Could Cut Litigation Costs

Margaret A. Scoolidge and Peter Scoolidge : Corporate Counsel : January 22, 2014

In 2011, Congress created a program designed to streamline district court patent cases. Is it working?

The Churn: Squire Sanders Exits, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 09, 2014

Amid their firm's ongoing merger talks with Patton Boggs, several Squire Sanders practice leaders find new professional homes.

Marketplace

Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : January 07, 2014

In one of the larger leases along Sixth Avenue this year, Neuberger Berman has signed a 20-year agreement with Vornado Realty Trust for about 355,000 square feet at 1290 Avenue of the Americas.

IN BRIEF: Apartheid Liability

: The National Law Journal : January 21, 2014

A federal judge ruled on April 17 that victims of South African apartheid can seek compensation from three Fortune 100 companies under the Alien Tort Statute, directly contradicting a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruling in another case implicating that law. Plus more from NLJ.com and other ALM publications.

Profit Pressure Prompting Firm Leaders to Swing Ax

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : January 15, 2014

Six Am Law 200 firms have now confirmed layoffs of staffers this year.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 09, 2014

Holwell Shuster & Goldberg has added John DiMatteo as a partner to lead the firm's intellectual property practice, among other news of moves and promotions.

The Churn: Ten McKenna Partners Join Sheppard Mullin, Plus More Lateral Moves

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 08, 2014

Sheppard Mullin adds 10 McKenna Long partners in Southern California; three patent litigators land at O'Melveny; and Weil hires a Goldman Sachs restructuring specialist.