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Herrick, Feinstein LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 136
  • Gross Revenues: $105,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $775,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $645,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 2

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 $105,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 193rd on The American Lawyer's 2015 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 200 193 2 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

Court Upholds $1.7M Fee Award in Title Insurance Dispute

Zack Needles : New Jersey Law Journal : May 22, 2015

A New Jersey appeals court has upheld a $1.7 million attorney fee award against a title insurance company, finding that the work billed for in the underlying title disputes fell within the insurance policies' defense coverage provisions.

State Seeks Dismissal of Suit by Charter School Parents

Joel Stashenko and Carolyn Thompson : New York Law Journal : May 18, 2015

The suit calls the education funding system unconstitutional because it allots less state aid per pupil for charter school students than for students in traditional public schools, claims the state says are contradicted by charter schools' own assertions that their students outperform those in district schools.

2015 Rising Stars

: New York Law Journal : May 11, 2015

The New York Law Journal congratulates the 50 young lawyers chosen as 2015 Rising Stars by a panel of 24 esteemed judges.

Wine Lovers Relocate, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 14, 2015

Duane Morris and McKool Smith saw a pair of oenophiles pull up stakes for new endeavors; Kirkland & Ellis adds one litigator and loses two more; Paul Hastings bolsters its banking group in London; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

LI Attorney, Client Settle 'Pay-to-Prosecute' Lawsuit

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : April 13, 2015

A Long Island attorney and his client will receive a $1.3 million settlement from a lawsuit that includes multiple defendants, including former Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice, to resolve claims that they were targeted in a "pay to prosecute scheme/conspiracy."

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : March 23, 2015

Nine firms, including Blank Rome, Dickstein Shapiro and Paul Hastings, announce new additions.

Navigating Landmines in Mass Tort Joint Defense

Ronald J. Levine and Sharon A. O'Shaughnessy : LJN's Product Liability Law & Strategy : March 23, 2015

In mass tort litigation, the coordination of defense efforts among codefendants can be a prudent course of action. But it is fraught with landmines that can have a devastating effect on clients and practitioners alike.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : March 16, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Two Texas Partners Leave Vinson, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 10, 2015

Sidley Austin and Katten Muchin Rosenman snag Vinson & Elkins partners in Houston; Honigman adds a former U.S. senator; K&L Gates bags eight lawyers in two cities; Mayer Brown and Chadbourne & Parke make additions in Mexico City; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Head Count Winners and Losers: Morgan Lewis Makes Gains at Bingham's Expense

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 09, 2015

Firms that saw the biggest head count losses in the past five months include Bingham McCutchen and Edwards Wildman Palmer, according to data compiled by ALM's RivalEdge. Not surprisingly, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, which absorbed 226 attorneys from Bingham McCutchen late last year, made the biggest gains.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : March 03, 2015

Nixon Peabody and Thompson & Knight announce promotions, while five other firms announce new additions.

95 Reasons to Celebrate

: New York Law Journal : February 26, 2015

Milton Mollen, a former presiding justice of the Second Department, celebrated his 95th birthday Tuesday with dozens of friends from the state and federal bench.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : February 23, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Firm Refugees Find New Homes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 17, 2015

Big firms take on more partners from Bingham McCutchen and Edwards Wildman Palmer; Dentons heads to Northern Virginia; King & Spalding snags a rival's IP litigation co-head; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Long-Accepted Secrecy of Grand Juries Faces Challenges

Jennifer Peltz and Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : January 29, 2015

For centuries, grand juries have held some of the criminal justice system's best-kept secrets. But their private process has come under extraordinary public scrutiny after recent decisions not to indict police officers in the deaths of unarmed men, causing a closely-watched court battle and a batch of proposed reforms in New York state.

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.