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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

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.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : July 28, 2014

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

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : July 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.

Realty Law Digest

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

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

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : July 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 : July 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.

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : July 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.

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : June 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.”