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Herrick, Feinstein LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 147
  • Gross Revenues: $104,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $705,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $720,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -7

Herrick, Feinstein is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Herrick, Feinstein has 147 attorneys and is the 273rd largest firm in the United States.  With $104,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 195th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in NJ and NY.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 195 -7 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 273 -26 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 143 -2 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 174 -3 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Intellectual Property

: New York Law Journal : January 20, 2015

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Managing Fallout From 'Bilski', 'Mayo' and 'Alice'," "Infringement Prevention and Brand Management on Social Media," 'Transformation' of Fair Use Back to Its Section 107 Roots," "Accounting for Jurisdictional Variances in Damages" and "Examining the Multi-Faceted Attack on Patent Assertion Entities."

Davis Polk Partner Decamps, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 16, 2015

A Davis Polk & Wardwell corporate partner in Silicon Valley leaves the firm to return to the business side; Greenberg Traurig grows in Mexico City; Hogan Lovells expands in Vietnam; Wilmer adds a new lobbying cochair and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Ansell Grimm Nabs 7-Lawyer Condo Practice, Opens in Princeton

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 14, 2015

Ansell Grimm & Aaron has acquired a seven-lawyer practice group representing condominium, cooperative and homeowners' associations—and in the process made good on aspirations to expand into the Princeton, N.J., area.

Duty to Client in Business Deals Murky, Attorneys Say

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 12, 2015

A New Jersey appeals court's September 2014 holding that lawyers must thoroughly counsel even sophisticated clients on deal-making will remain the law going forward since the state Supreme Court declined last month to hear the case—and transactional attorneys say they've taken heed.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : January 08, 2015

Promotions and additions at Herrick, Feinstein; Haynes and Boone; Gibson Dunn; Paul Weiss; Shearman & Sterling; Quinn Emanuel; and Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro.

Litigation

: New York Law Journal : December 15, 2014

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Can an Email Satisfy the Subscribed Writing Requirement?," "De Novo Review of Patent Claim Construction," "'Proof of Purchase: An Increasing Barrier to Class Certification" and "Finding the Right Level of Cyber Insurance Protection."

Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy

: New York Law Journal : December 08, 2014

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Should an Estate Professional Be Paid for Defending Fees?," "Detroit's Municipal Bankruptcy: An Uncertain Solution," "'Fairfield Sentry' and the Second Circuit's Latest on Jurisdiction" and "The Need for Greater Transparency in Municipal Bankruptcies."

Firms Turn to Specialists to Boost Collections

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : December 08, 2014

As pressure mounts on law firms to boost revenue, several firms have upgraded procedures to get bills out faster and payments sooner, increasingly taking billing out of the hands of partners.

Judges Seek 'Sense of Urgency' in Approach to Sandy Disputes

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : December 04, 2014

Seeking to stop actions they call "objectively unreasonable or seemingly calculated to delay efficient resolution," three U.S. magistrate judges overseeing a burgeoning docket of Hurricane Sandy insurance cases have announced new mediation rules and warned there will be consequences for attorneys who do not push cases along in good faith.

In-House Counsel Profile: Emmes Asset Management Co.'s Justin Kleinman

Rich Acello : The National Law Journal : December 01, 2014

Emmes invests in real estate primarily in the office, retail, hospitality and multi­family housing sectors. The company holds about 60 properties in 19 states; its total assets under management are about $2 billion.

Managing Partner Confidence Inching Up, in NJ and Beyond

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : November 26, 2014

It seems just about any firm leader, pressed for projections, will peg his or her outlook as "cautiously optimistic."

Bingham, Edwards Wildman Partners Defect, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 16, 2014

Edwards Wildman Palmer and Bingham McCutchen lawyers head for the exits; Kirkland & Ellis hires again from Covington & Burling; a quick turnaround for two Quinn Emanuel litigators; government roles beckon some big firm partners and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Ceremony to Recognize Efforts of Court Employees

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : November 14, 2014

Eight court employees have been chosen to receive this year's Milton Mollen Commitment to Excellence Award.

Use TACT: The Arbitration Alternative

Ronald J. Levine and Sharon A. O'Shaughnessy : LJN's Product Liability Law & Strategy : November 04, 2014

When counseling corporate clients on consumer arbitration agreements, use TACT: Transparency, Agreed-upon terms, Clarity about costs and Thoroughness.

Associates Class of 2014

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 17, 2014

The highlights the state's up-and-coming attorneys in the Associates Class of 2014.

Associates Class of 2014: A-C

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 17, 2014

The highlights the state's up-and-coming attorneys in the Associates Class of 2014.

Largest Law Firms

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 08, 2014

Largest Law Firms

$1M Fees Ruling from Special Referee Spurs New Dispute

Suevon Lee : New York Law Journal : September 22, 2014

That the fee recommendation has prompted a new round of legal wrangling is emblematic of a case in which the plaintiff retained five separate firms, including Blank Rome and Quinn Emanuel, appealed every lower court ruling and moved several times to reargue appellate decisions.

Special Referee's $1M Fees Ruling Spurs New Challenge

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : September 18, 2014

The firm Herrick, Feinstein is entitled to $1 million in fees and costs for defending a developer in a contract dispute over a Staten Island waterfront parcel, a case that spanned five years and involved numerous appeals, a New York County special referee concluded late last month.

Upstate Lawsuit Challenges Charter School Funding

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : September 17, 2014

Five families in Buffalo and Rochester and a charter school advocacy group are suing New York state, arguing its method for funding public charter schools is unconstitutional and has a disproportionate impact on minorities.

New York Cases Show Hurdles of Arbitration Challenges

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : September 10, 2014

A financial manager's failed attempt last week to stay a regulatory agency's arbitration proceeding illustrates the challenges of convincing New York courts to play referee.

One Businessman's Pro Se Crusade Against an Air Rights Sale

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : August 01, 2014

For James Brady—investor, businessman and crusader against the corporate forces he believes have trampled over his rights—every fight must come at a cost. Not least of all, the one that has consumed him for the last seven years.