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Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 332
  • Gross Revenues: $394,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,185,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $2,145,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -6

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 $394,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 78th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Hughes Hubbard & Reed ranked as the 92nd highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, FL, MO, NJ, NY and WI.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 78 -6 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 78 -6 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

The Tobacco Litigation That Wouldn't Die

Carlyn Kolker : The American Lawyer : May 25, 2015

The original "Engle" tobacco class action is long gone, but its progeny live on. Now the verdicts and settlements are mounting.

Federal Bar Award

: New York Law Journal : May 22, 2015

The Federal Bar Council recognized Eastern District Chief Judge Carol Bagley Amon, left, at its annual reception Wednesday at the federal courthouse in Central Islip.

Cross-Border Rulings Set Path for Massive Nortel Asset Split

Gina Passarella : Delaware Business Court Insider : May 20, 2015

It took two judges in two different countries, with the assistance of some beefed up courtroom technology, to decide the question of how the approximately $7.3 billion in Nortel Networks assets should be split between the bankrupt company's three international estates.

Decade-Old Vioxx Investor Class Action Moves Forward

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : May 14, 2015

The case, which dates back to 2004, has been pending for twice as long as Merck's blockbuster painkiller was offered for sale.

Merck Bid to Stifle Vioxx Shareholder Suit Denied

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : May 14, 2015

A federal judge in Newark has denied a motion by Merck & Co. to dismiss multidistrict litigation brought by shareholders who claim they were misled about cardiovascular risks of the company's painkiller Vioxx, but one claim against the drugmaker was trimmed.

Accounting Firm's Legal Arm Expands in London, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 13, 2015

EY Legal, the legal services unit of accounting giant Ernst & Young, launches a financial regulatory practice in London with 12 lawyers from two Am Law 100 firms; Foley Hoag opens in New York; a senior Wilmer partner goes in-house; a Cravath partner departs; more machinations at McKenna Long & Aldridge; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Three Firms See Departures Continue, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 11, 2015

McKenna Long & Aldridge, O'Melveny & Myers and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman see more partners peel away; a former Bingham McCutchen tax partner rejoins her former colleagues at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; a Latham & Watkins antitrust litigator launches her own boutique; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Jury Selection Completed for Dewey & LeBoeuf Criminal Trial

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : May 08, 2015

A panel of 12 jurors and eight alternates were selected for the trial of three former leaders of now-defunct Dewey & LeBoeuf.

Excellence in Federal Jurisprudence

: New York Law Journal : May 07, 2015

The Federal Bar Council presented the Learned Hand Medal for Excellence in Federal Jurisprudence to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Tuesday at the bar council's annual Law Day Dinner, which drew about 850 attendees.

K&L Gates Absorbs Austin Shop, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 05, 2015

Despite a recent spate of departures, K&L Gates absorbed three-partner Moltz Morton & Glenn in Austin, Texas; Cozen O'Connor brings on a 10-lawyer state attorneys general group from Dickstein Shapiro; White & Case raids Clifford Chance in the Middle East; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

High Court Rejects Lehman Petition in Barclays Brawl

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : May 04, 2015

Cementing a victory for Barclays plc and its lawyers at Boies, Schiller & Flexner, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for Barclays to keep some $4 billion in a long-running asset dispute stemming from the bank's frenzied 2008 buyout of Lehman Brothers' brokerage business.

Am Law 100 Analysis: The Superrich Firms Pull Away

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : April 27, 2015

It was a year of solid gains for The Am Law 100, especially for a burgeoning group of top firms.

Oral Complaint Can Precede Federal Claim, Circuit Says

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : April 27, 2015

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling has prompted a federal appeals court to recognize that a verbal complaint to an employer can precede the filing of a retaliation claim under the Fair Labor Standards Act, abandoning an interpretation that first required a written complaint with the government.

Tech Offers New Look Inside Rare Books

: New York Law Journal : April 20, 2015

Ellyssa Kroski, director of Information Systems at the New York Law Institute, demonstrated an augmented reality tour of a rare book at the NYLI's Treasures and Technology event on Friday.

Don't Forget the Cartoons

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : April 20, 2015

Fabio Bertoni, general counsel for The New Yorker, has a longstanding interest in combining journalism and media law. And now he gets to review cartoons, too.

Challenge Critics, Arbitration Lawyer Urges Conference

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : April 20, 2015

Leading international arbitration lawyer Cherie Blair, as part of a panel that discussed developments in dispute resolution between corporations, as well as "investor-state dispute settlement" at the New York International Arbitration Center Thursday, said that "in this globally connected world, no nation has complete sovereignty anymore."

Male Student's Gender Bias Claim Against Vassar Rejected

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : April 08, 2015

A student's claims that Vassar College employed "a presumption of male guilt" when it expelled him for sexual misconduct have been rejected by a federal judge.

Sheppard Mullin Snags Babs' Second Cousin, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 31, 2015

Adam Streisand, head of Loeb & Loeb's trusts and estates litigation group, is headed to Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Hogan Lovells heads to Australia and hires a DLA Piper practice leader; Baker Botts bulks up in the Middle East; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Fried Frank's Rebound Continues

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 13, 2015

Having just completed his first year as chairman of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, David Greenwald is happy with his firm's "realignment." Fried Frank, which in January announced plans to shutter its offices in Asia, saw gross revenue remain flat in 2014, although profits per partner and revenue per lawyer both hit the highest marks in the firm's history.

Toyota Creates New Global GC and CLO Role

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : March 05, 2015

Toyota Motor Corp. has promoted Christopher Reynolds, previously general counsel of its U.S. subsidiary, to general counsel and chief legal officer for the global corporation.

PwC, Citco Must Face Madoff Feeder Fund Class Action

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : March 04, 2015

Thought major investor class action litigation sparked by the Bernie Madoff affair was over? Think again.

New Partners: Cohen Nicoleau

: Daily Business Review : March 02, 2015

New Partners: Broad and Cassel

: Daily Business Review : March 02, 2015

A Torrent of Partner Additions Thanks to Economy

Julie Kay with research by Chris Futrell : Daily Business Review : March 02, 2015

Numbers are up for new partners in South Florida in 2014, both for promotions and laterals. Credit for the rosy trend goes to a hot legal market, particular in real estate and corporate work.

A Light at the End of the Tunnel?

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : February 25, 2015

Has the settlement dam finally broken in the so-called progeny Florida tobacco litigation? Or will the big cigarette makers continue trying to plug the dike?

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Shook Hardy's Partner Profits Take Another Dip

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : February 24, 2015

The Kansas City, Missouri-based firm posted a 3 percent decline in PPP in 2014 while gross revenue grew 2.4 percent. Revenue per lawyer declined 1.4 percent and the firm added 18 attorneys to its head count. Shook Hardy's financial results come amid an announcement Tuesday that it would absorb Chicago-based complex commercial litigation boutique Grippo & Elden.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : February 09, 2015

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison has hired Richard Tarlowe, former head of the complex frauds and cybercrime unit of the Southern District U.S. Attorney's Office, as counsel in its litigation department, among other moves and promotions.

Big Deals

: The American Lawyer : January 29, 2015

PetSmart, Riverbed LBOs; Merck / Cubist; Visteon Stake Sale; GIC / IndCor Properties; NextEra / Hawaiian Electric; Paramount Group IPO

NY Bar Groups Show Support for Lynch as Attorney General

Mike Sacks : The National Law Journal : January 27, 2015

Three major New York bar groups Monday weighed in with the U.S. Senate's Judiciary Committee to support Loretta Lynch's nomination by President Barack Obama as the next U.S. attorney general, all stressing her professional credentials and her personal integrity.