Law Firm Profiles Result

More Profiles ::

IN-DEPTH RESEARCH REPORT
on Herrick, Feinstein LLP

  • - Financial Information
  • - Compensation
  • - Billing Rates
  • - Lateral Partner Moves
  • - Pro bono
  • - Key Contacts

Herrick, Feinstein LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 151
  • Gross Revenues: $119,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $790,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $955,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 1

This firm keeps active in commercial real estate, middle-market transactions and the defense of securities and commodities litigation. It represents pro sports franchises in corporate matters and stadium financing, including the New York Yankees. Defense and settlement counsel in national product and consumer fraud class actions.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 181 1 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 261 -11 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 200 -31 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 171 -171 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 02, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews three cases: 'Matter of Inquiry of Eric T. Schneiderman v. Scarpinito,' involving General Business Law §354, 'Stuart v. Stuart,' where the statute of limitations barred an action for the transfer of a family home, and 'Miranda v. Aliotta,' dealing with an oral brokerage fee.

Eleven Years' War

Jan Wolfe : Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2014

At more than a decade (and counting), few litigations can match the length—and the strangeness—of Datatreasury Corporation's twisted legal saga.

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 26, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews two condominium cases: 'Tucciarone v. Olde Oyster Bay Homeowners Association,' where the association's board was enjoined from enforcing its by-law fines procedures, and 'Caton Court Condominium v. Caton Development,' which involved a professional malpractice claim against the architect of the building.

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 19, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews 'Chan v. Driggs 808', a case dealing with an option to purchase and the sufficient material terms needed in such an agreement, and 'Miller-Francis v. Smith-Jackson,' a foreclosure case where the homeowner alleged that the lender was on notice of an alleged fraudulent scheme.

Panel Says Insurance Covers Theft by Armored Car Executives

Brendan Pierson : New York Law Journal : January 13, 2014

An insurance policy on cash being transported in armored cars for a check-cashing business covers theft by the car company's executives while the money was in their vault, a First Department panel ruled, reversing a Manhattan Supreme Court judge's ruling.

City's New Housing Leader to Hold Course, Attorneys Say

Brendan Pierson : New York Law Journal : January 13, 2014

Although New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has touted his new housing commissioner, Vicki Been, as a progressive tenants' advocate, landlord and tenant attorneys said they're aren't expecting radical changes from the agency.

Panel Says Insurance Covers Theft by Armored Car Executives

Brendan Pierson : New York Law Journal : January 12, 2014

An insurance policy on cash being transported in armored cars for a check-cashing business covers theft by the car company's executives while the money was in their vault, a First Department panel has ruled, reversing a lower court judge's ruling.

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 12, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews two recent cases: 'Extell Belnord v. Uppman,' involving a landlord/tenant agreement held unenforceable notwithstanding DHCR's "imprimatur," and 'Cohen v. G&M Realty,' where the court denied a motion for preliminary injunction to prevent the destruction of graffiti art commonly known as 5 Pointz.

Labor & Employment

: New York Law Journal : January 10, 2014

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Achieving a Work Environment Free of Cyber Bullying," "Issues With Self-Destructing Messages in the Workplace," "Developing Social Media Policies That Survive NLRB Scrutiny," "Beware the Risks of Using Social Media During Recruitment" and "Social Media: Changing the Face of Employment Law."

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 05, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews three recent cases - one involving a holdover proceeding where the court found a former wife to be a "family member" and not a mere licensee, a second involving New York City's Pet Law, and a third involving a prescriptive easement.

Key Players in the DataTreasury Saga

Jan Wolfe : The American Lawyer : January 27, 2014

The Lawyers and principals embroiled in the long-running litigation.

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 26, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews two foreclosure cases—one in which the court found that lack of understanding of the legal process is not a reasonable excuse for failure to serve an answer or otherwise appear, and a second where a lender failed to comply with RPAPL Section 1304.

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 19, 2014

A review of recent cases involving the tax assessment of a not-for-profit organization, standing in a foreclosure action, and a landlord's allegations of an ongoing illegal business occurring in a tenant's apartment.

Judge Favors Seller in Real Estate Contract Dispute

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

A seller in a real estate deal claiming anticipatory repudiation against the buyer doesn't need to demonstrate that it was ready to close on the deal if it is not seeking lost profits, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Charles Ramos has ruled.

The Churn: Bingham Loses Trio of Litigators, Plus More Lateral Moves

Sara Randazzo and Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : January 11, 2014

A three-partner litigation team moves from Bingham McCutchen to Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Greenberg Traurig sees its lawyers jump to Dechert, Husch Blackwell and Squire Sanders; and the chair of Dorsey's labor and employment practice joins Littler Mendelson.

Agency Subpoenas Seek Process Servers' GPS Records

Brendan Pierson : New York Law Journal : January 07, 2014

New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs has served more than 300 subpoenas on independent process servers, leading some to complain that they're being unfairly targeted and that overzealous enforcement is driving them out of business for technicalities.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 06, 2014

Herrick, Feinstein has appointed new chairs and co-chairs of several departments, among other announcements of promotions and additions.

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 05, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews two recent cases: One, a foreclosure action where the lender's blanket mortgage was deemed a "first mortgage," entitled to priority over the condominium's lien for unpaid common charges, and a second commercial landlord/tenant case where a subtenant had not exercised the option to renew, leading the court to hold that the tenant was "not relieved of consequences of the untimely renewal notice."

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 29, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews two Landlord-Tenant cases—one in which the New York City Housing Authority was ordered to pay more than $19,000 in civil contempt penalties for failing to restore hot water to a tenant's apartment, and the second, where the Housing Court found a tenant was deprived his due process rights when he lost his rent-controlled apartment after failing to respond to eviction proceedings because he was incarcerated.

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 22, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews two recent cases involving Eminent Domain and the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 21, 2014

New additions and promotions at fourteen firms.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 15, 2014

Six firms announce promotions, while Karlinsky LLC and Sidley Austin announce new additions and Cozen O'Connor has named Abby Wenzel and Bernard Lee to cochair the firm's real estate practice.

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 15, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews two landlord-tenant cases: One involving a commercial tenant/car wash owner who sued his landlord for tortious interference with business relations, and another where the court found a termination notice lacked sufficient facts to support a claim of illegal activity at the tenant's apartment.

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 08, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews 'Charron v. Weiner,' an appeal involving the issue of when a class-action settlement requires subclassing of the plaintiff class to ensure adequacy of representation pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure [FRCP] 23(e) and (a)(4).

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 18, 2013

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews recent cases involving a co-op board reversing a prior resolution with the board's then president, and a mechanic's lien being cancelled on the grounds that it had been willfully exaggerated.

Ruling Highlights Issues with Sandy-Related Class Action Litigation

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : January 17, 2013

A Manhattan Supreme Court judge voiced ample doubt in a recent decision that a class action lawsuit, let alone the Supreme Court Civil Division, was the appropriate avenue in which tenants could seek rent abatement claims in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

Judge Narrows Tenant Class Action Over Sandy

Brendan Pierson : New York Law Journal : January 16, 2013

The sweeping class action that sought to represent tenants throughout the state against their landlords was filed by three tenants of three different landlords seeking abatements for loss of electricity and other basic services.

Ex-Troutman Real Estate Head Admits to Perjury

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 11, 2013

Leonard Grunstein, a prominent New York real estate lawyer and former Troutman Sanders partner, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor charge of lying under oath during a civil deposition taken amid a lengthy legal fight over a portfolio of nursing homes.

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 11, 2013

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews "County of Suffolk v. Givens," "Deutsche Bank National Trust v. Hinds," and "Weason v. Permanent Mission of Romania."

Associates Look to Midsize Firms for Experience, Stability

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 04, 2013

While large firm associates looking to move to a smaller firm routinely bring first-rate credentials, excellent training and familiarity with complex matters, they may lack the hands-on experience a midsized firm is looking for.

Midsized Practices Luring Lawyers From Large Firms

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 04, 2013

Leaders of midsized firms in New York say the combination of large law firms' high billing rates and restrictions on handling smaller matters has contributed to a strong lateral market for midsize practices, but note that they never assume a lateral's business is as portable as she says it is.

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 04, 2013

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews two recent landlord-tenant cases. The first involves the rejection of a tenant's defense that repairs would be economically infeasible. In the second case, the court held that based on the evidence, a tenant's sporadic yelling did not constitute a nuisance.

Aborted Talks Do Not Curb Appetite for N.Y. Mergers

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 03, 2013

The end of merger talks between Orrick and Pillsbury Winthrop over client conflicts and McKenna Long partners' rejection of a tie-up with Dentons illustrate how complicated and volatile the merger process can be, but merging into New York remains a priority for many out-of-state firms.

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 27, 2013

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews two recent cases: "Bauer v. Beekman International Center," where the plaintiff alleged that the sponsor failed to sell unsold condominium units, and "Riverdale Osborne Towers Housing Assoc. v. Keaton," which dealt with the issue of operating a day care facility in an apartment located in a HUD building.

Thompson Taps Broad Expertise for Transition Team

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : January 22, 2013

Brooklyn District Attorney-elect Kenneth Thompson has announced a 32-member transition team of prominent private attorneys, community leaders and criminal justice experts who are tasked with recruiting high-caliber legal talent to the office.

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 20, 2013

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews one recent case involving a landlord who was found in contempt for disregarding court orders, and another action commenced by families residing near the Love Canal landfill who were barred from taking soil samples unless defendants had equal access.

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 13, 2013

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews one litigation case involving the renovation by a defendant developer of a hotel where the plaintiffs sought rescission of their purchase agreement, and another involving the landlord of a commercial property who commenced a non-payment proceeding against a respondent doctor/tenant.

Akerman Reports Third Year Of Record Growth

Noreen Marcus : Daily Business Review : January 08, 2013

Akerman reported $297.5 million in gross revenue as the firm saw gross revenue rise 4.2 percent and net income up 5.6 percent.

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 06, 2013

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews three recent cases, one in which the court held that a not-for-profit drug and alcohol treatment organization was held a "social settlement organization," which is exempt from city water and sewer use charges.

Ex-COO's Disloyalty Sinks Options Bid

Brendan Pierson : New York Law Journal : January 05, 2013

"While the agreement giving Mr. Trimarco his 1,500,000 stock options was not made dependent on his continuing employment, it contains within its ambit...an implied promise not to act in a disloyal manner to [Data Treasury] nor to attempt to transfer its business opportunities to himself or to a new entity he creates," Justice Emily Pines wrote.

Betty Weinberg Ellerin

Scott Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 30, 2013

Scott Mollen writes: In the legal community, few have embraced the obligation to mentor others, including lawyers, judges and people from all walks of life, as Judge Ellerin has done throughout her career. She is also known as a fierce fighter for the downtrodden and others in need of a "voice."

Milton Mollen

Gary Naftalis : New York Law Journal : January 30, 2013

Gary Naftalis writes: Self-effacing, never one to claim the limelight, Milt has spent a lifetime in public service delivering even-handed justice and sound, candid and utterly discreet counsel to our state and city's most prominent.

The Experts

: New York Law Journal : January 30, 2013

The New York Law Journal thanks our legal columnists who have been contributing to the Law Journal from the 1960s to the present day.

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 30, 2013

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews two recent cases involving a property owner who was entitled to damages caused by adjacent construction, and an adverse possession claim against the MTA which survived a motion to dismiss­.

NYLJ Honors Lifetime Achievers

: New York Law Journal : January 30, 2013

The New York Law Journal pays tribute, in these essays written by friends, family and colleagues of our honorees, to 16 leaders in public interest, academia and the judiciary for their lifelong dedication to promoting justice in New York.

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 23, 2013

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews a recent case where the claimant failed to demonstrate that there was a probability that a certain property would be rezoned, and a foreclosure action where the movant's injunctive relief was denied.