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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

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

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : January 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.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 28, 2014

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 21, 2014

Rodger Citron has been appointed to serve as associate dean for academic affairs at Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Martin Clearwater & Bell has added Gregory Reilly as a partner and head of its employment and labor law practice group, and other moves.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 16, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews 'Matter of Billmyer,' where the court charged the executor of a Brooklyn brownstone a $630,000 surcharge plus interest for breach of his fiduciary duty to his beneficiaries for selling the property at grossly below its fair market value.

On The Move: Cooper Levinson Promotes Three to Partner

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 16, 2014

Cooper Levenson in Alantic City elevates associates Amy Houck, Amy Rudley and Michael Gibson to partners.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 09, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews three cases: 'Fulton Street South Redevelopment v. James,' where the court stayed an illegal use holdover proceeding pending completion of the underlying criminal action, '67-15 102nd Street v. Whitman-Gross,' a landlord-tenant case where the - Appellate Term held that an illegal subtenant is not responsible for the landlord's legal fees, and 'Caraballo v. The Art Students League of N.Y.,' where the court denied a plaintiffs' request for a preliminary injunction which would have stopped a nonprofit from closing on a proposed sale of air rights to a developer.

The Churn: Venable Expands in L.A., Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 08, 2014

A day after Hogan Lovells and Squire Patton Boggs started the third quarter with mergers abroad, Venable has gotten into the tie-up game by picking up seven lawyers from Los Angeles litigation boutique Weingarten Brown. The Am Law Daily looks at those moves and more in our latest tally of Am Law 200 hires.

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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 'Landesbank Baden-Württemberg v. RBS Holdings,' where the purchaser of a residential mortgage-backed securities sued claiming fraud, negligent misrepresentation, aiding and abetting a fraud, and rescission; and 'OLR, MM, L.P. v. Bracero,' a landlord-tenant case where a rent stabilized tenant must certify her household income to her landlord because the landlord receives federal low-income housing tax credits.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 25, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews “Board of Managers of the Sevenberry Condominium v. N7B,” where the court dismissed claims against a condominiums architect and engineer holding: “The statements at issue in the report...do not constitute material affirmative misrepresentations that would support a common-law claim that is not entirely dependent on the Martin Act for its viability.”

Citing Sunday Law, Judge Tosses $42 Million Award

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : January 20, 2014

A judge has vacated an arbitration award in a more than $42 million dollar dispute, faulting the arbitrators for exceeding their authority and for meeting on a Sunday in violation of a little-known state law.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 18, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews three landlord-tenant cases: “G&L Holding Corp. v. JR Gonzalez,” which held that tenants do not forfeit their residence status due to a temporary absence, even where the temporary absence is attributable to incarceration, and “217 Malcolm X Blvd v. Naughton Bros. Funeral Home, a commercial landlord-tenant case where a tenant was granted a dismissal because the landlord's petition only partially described the premises to be recovered, and “In re Mary Encarnacion Grant v. NYCHA,” where a NYC Housing Authority's termination of a tenancy was upheld.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 11, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews 'Board of Managers of 550 Grand Street Condominium v. Schlegel,' where the court found that negligence claims against an architect were time-barred.

Suit Reinstated Against Museum Over Art Stolen By Nazis

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : January 09, 2014

Five years after striking down a California law that allowed a Jewish art dealer's heir to sue to recover artwork stolen by the Nazis, a federal appeals court has reinstated the case.

Lawyer Sued to Block Promotion of Improper Tax Shelters

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : January 06, 2014

U.S. Sues Tax Lawyer to Block Promotion of Bogus Shelters

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : January 06, 2014

Harold Levine, the head of Moritt Hock & Hamroff's tax practice group, has been sued by federal authorities to block his promotion of abusive tax shelters like the ones he allegedly promoted while chairing the tax practice group at Herrick Feinstein.

Lawyer Sued to Block Promotion of Improper Tax Shelters

Mark Hamblett : The Am Law Daily : January 05, 2014

Harold Levine, the head of Moritt Hock & Hamroff's tax practice group, has been sued by federal authorities to block his promotion of abusive tax shelters like the ones he allegedly promoted while chairing the tax practice group at Herrick Feinstein.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 04, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews three Landlord tenant cases: “418 West 130th Street. v. Rawlings,” a rent stabilization case, “Sixth Avenue Terrace v. Langley,” involving a summary no-payment proceeding, and “Santiago-Monteverde v. Pereira,” which asked the question “May a rent-stabilized tenant prevent the assumption and assignment of his or her lease by claiming that the lease (or its value) is a 'local public assistance benefit' exempt from the bankruptcy estate?”

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 28, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews "Bennett v. Towers" in which a judge fined an attorney $10,000 for filing SLAPP lawsuit, and "Kellner v. U.S. Army Corp of Engineers," a land use case where the court denied injunctive relief to stop the city from proceeding with demolition work.

Obituary: Israel Rubin

John Caher : New York Law Journal : January 28, 2014

Israel "Russ" Rubin, a jurist who spent 14 years on the Appellate Division, First Department and finished his legal career as co-chair of the national appellate practice group at Greenberg Traurig, died Friday at 87.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 21, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews two cases: '1855 7 Ave. Housing Dev. Fund v. Wigfal', where a co-op's board of directors' termination of a proprietary lease was upheld, and '34th Street Penn Asso, v. Payless Shoesource', a commercial landlord-tenant case where the tenant was entitled to a 50 percent rent abatement because “opening conditions” had not occurred, as per the lease.

Intervention is Denied Where Interest 'Remote'

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

Michael Trimarco, a former officer of patent holding company Data Treasury Corp., cannot intervene in a lawsuit against Data Treasury and Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice over an alleged "pay to prosecute" scheme.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 14, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews 'Saccheri v. Cathedral Properties,' dealing with a damage claim in a wrongful eviction case which was dismissed due to lack of authority to award legal fees, and "420 W 206th Street Owners Corp. v. Lorick," a co-op case involving the rights and obligations of the holder of unsold shares.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 07, 2014

Scott E. Mollen reviews landlord tenant cases, one involving attorney fees and the reciprocal mandate of RPL §234 in a holdover proceeding, and another where a chronic rent delinquency holdover proceeding was dismissed.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 30, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews three cases with issues ranging from laches, to horizontal multiple dwellings, to attorney fees.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 23, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews "Armonk Snack Mart v. Robert Porpora Realty," and writes: When a real estate market is declining, some purchasers will attempt to “escape” their contractual obligations to close. They may try to renegotiate the price to a lower amount based on some “allegedly material” breach by the seller. In a rising market, some sellers may look to invalidate their sale contracts so that they sell the property to someone else at a higher price or try to renegotiate a higher price with their purchasers.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 16, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews '409-411 Sixth Street v. Mogi,' involving the standard for appellate review of non-primary residence cases, 'Crestwood Loft Partners v. Crestwood Station Plaza,' dealing with anticipatory breach of contract, and 'Pitter v. Gregory', where an escrow agent's counterclaims were dismissed.

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Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : January 09, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews 'Adler v. Ogden Cap Properties,' which held that a class action is inappropriate to determine Hurricane Sandy damages, and 'Maetreum of Cybele v. McCoy,' where a pagan religious group was allowed a tax exemption for its upstate property.

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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.

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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.