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Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 351
  • Gross Revenues: $396,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,130,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,950,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 8

Hughes Hubbard & Reed is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Hughes Hubbard & Reed has 351 attorneys and is the 123rd largest firm in the United States.  With $396,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 72nd on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, FL, MO, NJ, NY, Paris and WI.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 72 8 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 72 8 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 123 5 Lawyer head count
The A-List 9 -6 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 4 -3 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 12 0 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 10 1 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 10 21 Summer programs

In the News

Pfizer Wins Diet Drug Case in Federal Court

Amaris Elliott-Engel : The National Law Journal : August 14, 2014

Pfizer Inc. has won a defense verdict in Massachusetts federal court against allegations that a plaintiff was not adequately warned of the risks of developing pulmonary arterial hypertension from using the Fen-Phen diet-drug duo.

Smoker With Sickness Awarded $7.5 Million

: VerdictSearch : August 13, 2014

The Churn: Am Law Quartet Eyes New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 12, 2014

Dechert, LeClairRyan, Lowenstein Sandler and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman all announced plans for new offices within the past week, in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Dewey Defendants Win Access to Firm Financials

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : August 11, 2014

Former leaders of Dewey & LeBoeuf who are facing criminal charges have been granted limited access to the firm's accounting system as they prepare for a trial anticipated to start early next year.

Attorneys Return to Greenberg Traurig and Launch Aircraft Practice

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : August 08, 2014

After a brief departure to another firm, Miami shareholders Jeffrey Tenen and Israel Sanchez have returned to Greenberg Traurig to launch a global aircraft and equipment finance and leasing practice.

Appeals Court Sides With Barclays in Battle for Lehman Assets

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : August 05, 2014

The Second Circuit on Tuesday affirmed a big victory for Barclays and its lawyers at Boies, Schiller & Flexner in long-simmering litigation over the collapse of Lehman Brothers, ruling that Barclays is entitled to billions in disputed Lehman assets.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : July 25, 2014

Jones Day and Troutman Sanders have added partners and Dr. James Tacci has rejoined Hiscock & Barclay.

Cost Recovery Bedevils Law Librarians, Survey Finds

Alan Cohen : The American Lawyer : July 24, 2014

Firms may soon be forced to throw in the towel on recouping online research costs, our annual librarians survey suggests.

Two Ex-Dewey Leaders Settle Clawback Suit

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : July 23, 2014

Joel Sanders, the firm's former CFO, and Stephen DiCarmine, former executive director, have settled a trustee's clawback suit, clearing another piece of civil litigation as they prepare for a criminal trial.

Deloitte Knocks Out Hedge Funds' Suit Over China Audits

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : July 21, 2014

Handing a win to defense lawyers at Sidley and Hughes Hubbard, a judge on Monday dismissed claims that Deloitte defrauded ChinaCast Education Corp. investors by failing to detect alleged fraud at the Shanghai-based company.

Hynes to Be Deposed in Civil Rights Lawsuit

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : July 16, 2014

Eastern District Magistrate Judge Cheryl Pollak permitted attorneys for a man who spent more than 22 years in prison before his convictions were vacated to question the former Brooklyn D.A. for two hours on matters such as the training and discipline of his prosecutors.

Her Justice Selects New Executive Director

Tania Karas : New York Law Journal : July 16, 2014

Amy Barasch, the former executive director of the New York state office for domestic violence prevention, will join Her Justice as executive director in September, the group announced.

Dewey Defendants Slam Partners' 'Voracious Greed'

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

Former leaders of Dewey & LeBoeuf, arguing to dismiss the "scapegoat" criminal charges against them, said the firm collapsed partly because of the "insatiable greed" of some of the firm's partners and pointed to the firm's executive committee for authorizing a deal that's at the heart of their indictments.

Dewey Trustee Presses 'Urgency' in Bankruptcy Claims

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

The liquidating trustee of Dewey & LeBoeuf is arguing his clawback suit against two former firm leaders should not be stayed while they face criminal charges because there is little overlap between the criminal and bankruptcy cases—and because every delay diminishes recovery for creditors.

N.J. Firms Improve Pro Bono Numbers But Still Lag

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : July 03, 2014

New Jersey firms showed improvement in their dedication to volunteer work, though there's plenty of room for further gains, a recent survey of national pro bono work at large firms shows.

Akin Gump Chooses Prosperoware Legal Process Management

Sean Doherty : Law Technology News : July 02, 2014

Prosperoware's legal process management software comprises Umbria Core and Umbria Litigator products.

The A-List: A New Number One

Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : June 30, 2014

Paul Hastings reaches the A-List's top spot for the first time, while a pair of Second Hundred firms move onto the list.

The Careerist: A-Listers, Read This

Vivia Chen : The American Lawyer : June 30, 2014

You may be the toast of your profession, but the numbers show you can—and must—do better.

Ex-Leaders of Dewey Seek Stay of Clawback Lawsuit

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : June 24, 2014

Defense attorneys for two ex-leaders of Dewey & LeBoeuf said in papers filed Friday that unless a trustee's lawsuit against them is halted in bankruptcy court, they will be forced to depose prosecution witnesses from the criminal case against them.

Courtside Seats: Sovereign Restructurings in the Supreme Court Arena

Christopher Kiplok and Dustin Smith : New York Law Journal : June 23, 2014

Christopher Kiplok and Dustin Smith of Hughes Hubbard & Reed write: Even before the Supreme Court's decision last Monday, the Argentina litigation had resulted in changes to the terms of sovereign bonds and renewed discussion about the establishment of multinational approaches to sovereign restructurings. These trends will continue, if not accelerate, as sovereigns and bond market participants digest the impact and significance of the Supreme Court's recent rulings.

Corporate Restructuring And Bankruptcy

: New York Law Journal : June 23, 2014

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, : "Landlords Beware: Court Finds Debtor May Assume, Then Assign Lease'," "Two New Cases Cast a Shadow Over Credit Bidding," "Intercreditor Agreements in Chapter 11: What's a Junior Lienholder to Do?" and "Courtside Seats: Sovereign Restructurings in the Supreme Court Arena."

The Careerist: Top 45 Firms for Women

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : June 18, 2014

Did your firm make this year's list?

Merck Pays $3.85B for Idenix

Jennifer Genova (compiled from ThomsonReuters Financial and other sources) : New Jersey Law Journal : June 13, 2014

Big buys this week for Merck, NRG and Celsion.

New Claim Alleges 'Badges of Fraud' in Dewey Case

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : June 12, 2014

The liquidating trustee of Dewey & LeBoeuf has raised new claims against two former firm leaders in his suit to recover more than $21.8 million from them.

Shook Hardy Set to Sublease Hometown Space

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 12, 2014

Shook, Hardy & Bacon is downsizing in a Kansas City, Mo., office tower built to house the firm a decade ago. And in seeking to sublease three floors of space in the building where it serves as anchor tenant, Shook Hardy is just the latest Am Law 200 firm to reduce its real estate needs amid an evolving market for legal services.

New Deals

Vinayak Balasubramanian : New York Law Journal : June 12, 2014

Moving to expand its product offerings aimed at treating hepatitis C, pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. announced Monday that it has agreed to buy Cambridge, Ma.-based Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for $3.85 billion.

Hughes Hubbard, S&C Advise on Merck's Idenix Buy

Vinayak Balasubramanian : The Am Law Daily : June 09, 2014

Moving to expand its product offerings aimed at treating hepatitis C, pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. announced Monday that it has agreed to buy Cambridge, Ma.-based Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. for $3.85 billion.

Conspicuous Consumption:

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The American Lawyer : June 01, 2014

EGullet founder Steven Shaw wasn't the only lawyer who ate his way into a new career.

It's Now or Never to Amend Claims, Dewey Trustee Told

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : May 29, 2014

Now that a criminal indictment has raised new allegations against former Dewey & LeBoeuf leaders, a bankruptcy judge said the trustee should amend a civil complaint against two of the firm leaders now¬≠—or else he may not have the chance later on.