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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: N/A

Herrick, Feinstein is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Herrick, Feinstein has 136 attorneys and is the 301st largest firm in the United States.  With $115,500,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 179th on The American Lawyer's 2016 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

Ruling Bars Arbitrator From Modifying Original Award

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : May 27, 2016

A Brooklyn appeals panel has affirmed a lower court's holding that an arbitrator may not "modify" a ruling two years after making it based on "new information in the matter."

Oracle GC Vows to Appeal Google Win in Android Case

Ross Todd : The Recorder : May 26, 2016

The company's lawyers at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe were on the losing end of a jury verdict Thursday finding Google's use of Java APIs protected as fair use.

The 2016 Am Law 200: Our Exclusive Report

: The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016

The Second Hundred, firms 101-200 on our list of the nation's highest-grossing firms, underperformed their larger counterparts in 2015.

More Law Firms Outsource Their Law Libraries

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016

Herrick Feinstein is the latest large firm seeking to save money by hiring an outside provider to handle library services.

Herrick Feinstein Bounces Back After Two Tough Years

Christine Simmons : The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016

The firm's robust year reverses recent declines 
and quiets merger talk.

Huge Sums at Stake in Oracle-Google Rematch

Ross Todd : The Recorder : May 08, 2016

If Oracle's lawyers overcome Google's fair use defense, they plan to ask for nearly $9 billion in copyright damages.

DLA Piper Adds High-Powered Duo, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 02, 2016

DLA Piper bags new recruits from Skadden and Willkie Farr; Chadbourne & Parke picks up a partner with World Cup ties; Cleary Gottlieb adds an Allen & Overy practice leader; Stroock nabs a former federal judge; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Fox Rothschild Bets on Big Wealth, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 27, 2016

The Philadelphia-based firm bolts on smaller wealth management shops in California and Florida; Jenner & Block rebuilds its government contracts group; Sidley Austin hires MoFo's ERISA head; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Chiesa Firm Raids Herrick's Newark Office for Six Laterals

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : April 25, 2016

A half-dozen lawyers from Herrick Feinstein's Newark office have headed a few miles up Interstate 280—to Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi in West Orange, a firm that has steadily grown its ranks since rebranding a year ago.

McGuireWoods' Hiring Spree Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 04, 2016

McGuireWoods adds 13 partners in 13 days; Paul Weiss poaches a high-powered Cravath M&A partner; Kenyon & Kenyon loses two patent prosecution pros to Norton Rose Fulbright; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Panel Tosses Damages, Fine for Owner Who Denied Ramp

Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : April 01, 2016

An appeals court has tossed out an order for a property owner to pay $185,000 for denying a tenant's request to construct a handicapped-accessible entrance to her apartment because it would not be structurally feasible.

Herrick Profits Rebound With Revenue Surge, Reduced Costs

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : March 29, 2016

While some midsize firms are struggling to grow revenue and stabilize in the competitive New York market, Herrick Feinstein, with about 138 attorneys, has found a formula to rebound after two years of slipping revenue and profits per partner.

On the Move

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 18, 2016

Greenbaum Rowe Names Two New Partners and Three New Counsel. Sills Cummis & Gross Welcomes Two New Partners.

Condo May Sue to Rescind Unit Whose Buyer Hid Her Intent

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : February 24, 2016

A condominium may sue to rescind a unit's sale on the grounds the buyer did not disclose her intent to operate a day care center in it, even though the condo suffered no monetary damages, a First Department panel said Tuesday.

Panel Declines to Order Return of $4M in Rescinded Deal

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : February 08, 2016

A real estate buyer cannot recoup a $4 million deposit because the sellers were relieved of any obligation to show they were ready to close when the buyer filed a rescission action before the closing date, an appellate court held.

Holland & Knight Hires in Connecticut, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter and Christine Simmons : The Am Law Daily : February 01, 2016

The latest Dickstein Shapiro defectors are hired by Holland & Knight; Jones Day adds an IP trio; Kirkland & Ellis recruits a senior SEC official; Latham & Watkins lands a high-profile lateral in Germany; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : January 26, 2016

Seven firms announce promotions while Thompson Hine and Romer Debbas have each added an attorney.

Experts Say Development Will Slow Without '421-a' Program

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : January 25, 2016

While projects that are already underway are unlikely to be affected by the expiration of the "421-a" property tax abatement program, several real estate attorneys expressed hope that the program will be renewed, as it has become a key component of negotiating major development deals in the city.

Firm Split-Ups and Lateral Moves Highlight 2015

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : December 22, 2015

If, as the song goes, breaking up is hard to do, 2015 was a challenging year for firms that dissolved, reconstituted, saw partners part ways, or otherwise experienced change. Blockbuster mergers and acquisitions were lacking. But, as was the case elsewhere, firms were active, and high lateral mobility, an industry trait for several years, remained on full display.

The Statute of Limitations in Legal Malpractice

Andrew Lavoott Bluestone : New York Law Journal : December 01, 2015

Andrew Lavoott Bluestone writes that the statute of limitations in legal malpractice cases is often thought of as impervious. But what has always seemed to be a very strict and narrowly construed doctrine has recently admitted of a wide-open exception that may well come to swallow the rule over the years. The exception concerns law firm retainers with arbitration agreements.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : November 30, 2015

Ropes & Gray and King & Spalding announce new partners; Herrick Feinstein, Baker & McKenzie and Arnold & Porter announce new hires; and Kevin Bernstein has been elected to chair Bond, Schoeneck & King's management committee, among other news.