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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 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Hughes Hubbard & Reed has 332 attorneys and is the 135th 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 2014 Global 100 survey, Hughes Hubbard & Reed ranked as the 96th 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

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : February 10, 2016

Dechert, Cadwalader, Phillips Nizer and Hughes Hubbard & Reed each announce a new addition.

Gilead Can't Escape Patent Trial Over Hep C Drugs

Scott Graham : The Recorder : February 02, 2016

U.S. District Judge Beth Labson Freeman wants a jury to resolve whether Merck's patents are valid.

Lateral All-Stars: The Splashiest Hires of 2015

James Schroeder : The American Lawyer : February 01, 2016

Twenty-five of last year's most notable and intriguing lateral moves.

Jurors Need to Be Warned About Using Social Media, Report Says

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : January 27, 2016

A report by a committee of the New York State Bar Association said that among issues that most jurors do not comprehend is that their posts on Facebook, Twitter, blogs and other outlets make their lives during trial an open book and the posts are likely to be reviewed by counsel.

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.

Federal Circuit Agrees to Hear Major Case on Patent Venue

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : January 19, 2016

The case could decide whether so-called patent trolls continue to find the Eastern District of Texas a good place to sue patent holders.

Nortel Fee Bonanza Continues as Creditors Square Off in NY

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : January 14, 2016

As creditors fight over Nortel Networks' $7.3 billion carcass, bankruptcy lawyers are feasting on the fees.

Dickstein's LA Leader Leaves Firm, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 10, 2016

An L.A. boutique adds four from Dickstein Shapiro; Barclays bags a Jenner & Block partner; Latham & Watkins lands a chief judge; Locke Lord hires from Volkswagen; Louis Freeh leaves Pepper Hamilton; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Settlement Proposed in Madoff Feeder Fund Case

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 08, 2016

PricewaterhouseCoopers affiliates have agreed to pay $55 million to resolve claims brought by investors who suffered losses in the Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC Ponzi scheme.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Agrees to $55 Million Madoff Feeder Fund Settlement

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : January 07, 2016

Boies, Schiller & Flexner attorneys help negotiate a proposed $55 million settlement with two PricewaterhouseCoopers divisions for victims of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme.

Litigators of the Week: Stuart Singer and David Barrett of Boies Schiller

Susan Beck : The Litigation Daily : January 07, 2016

In the latest settlement tied to so-called feeder funds that funneled money to Bernie Madoff, PricewaterhouseCoopers agreed to pay $55 million to investors.

PwC Agrees to Settle With Madoff Victims

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : December 10, 2015

PricewaterhouseCoopers settled with victims of Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme who invested through feeder funds, wrapping up a more than $200 million case pursued by Fort Lauderdale attorneys.

Federal Bar Council Honors

Rick Kopstein, Photographer : New York Law Journal : November 27, 2015

The Federal Bar Council presented its Emory Buckner Medal, which recognizes outstanding public service, to Eastern District Chief Judge Carol Bagley Amon and Southern District Chief Judge Loretta Preska at its 2015 Thanksgiving Luncheon on Wednesday.

Attorney Is Disbarred for Felony Tax Fraud

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : November 23, 2015

A former Hughes Hubbard & Reed partner who was indicted in June for failing to file any state income tax returns for the years 1996 through 2013 was disbarred Thursday by the First Department.

More Firms Earn Top Marks in Annual LGBT Equality Rankings

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : November 18, 2015

Nearly 100 law firms received top ratings from the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index. The annual survey is meant to promote inclusive policies and benefits for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.

Legal Sector Adds 700 Jobs in October, Most Employed in Two Years

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : November 06, 2015

The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics unveiled its latest jobs report Friday morning. Employment in legal services is up along with the rest of the economy.

'Courthouses' Showcases Circuit's History, Architecture

Jeff Storey : New York Law Journal : October 27, 2015

The Federal Bar Council is about to unveil a profusely illustrated coffee table book that combines stories from the Second Circuit's rich history with a survey of courthouse architecture.

Pro Bono Week: The Best of This Year's Giving and Defending

: The National Law Journal : October 26, 2015

From Rwanda to a tiny Catholic Charities office in downtown Washington, lawyers took on cases, founded projects and reflected on the good they do and what more they can achieve. As the American Bar Association celebrates pro bono work nationally this week, The National Law Journal highlights the leaders, cases and efforts that have helped lawyers give back in the last year.

Lifetime Achievement: Howard Levine

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : October 14, 2015

Suggest to Howard Levine that his distinguished legal career has had three distinct phases—prosecutor, judge and litigator—and he hastens to add a fourth: advocate for children and families.

Milberg Notifies New York of 32 Layoffs

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : October 08, 2015

Milberg, a once high-flying plaintiffs firm, has notified New York sate of its intention to let go of 32 employees by December. The cutbacks are the latest by a big firm coping with a drop-off in high-stakes litigation tied to the 2008 financial crisis.

U.S. Adds 4,700 Legal Jobs in September

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : October 02, 2015

Moreover, the Labor Department revised its numbers for August, meaning that declines initially reported weren't really as steep.

Big Canadian Suits

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : The American Lawyer : September 28, 2015

Bell / NFL v. CRTC; Re Nortel Networks Corp.; Dunkin' Brands Canada Ltd. v. Bertico

Up in Smoke: Tobacco Merger Takes Toll at Hughes Hubbard

Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : September 25, 2015

Reynolds American's $27.4 billion acquisition of fellow cigarette maker Lorillard last year has caused Hughes Hubbard & Reed to cut the size of its office in Kansas City, Missouri.

Winners Announced for China Law & Practice Awards 2015

Katherine Jo : The Asian Lawyer : September 21, 2015

On Sept. 17, nearly 200 leading legal professionals attended the 9th annual China Law & Practice Awards at the JW Marriott Hotel in Beijing—our first awards since joining the ALM Media network in August.

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : September 10, 2015

A round-up of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.

Man Freed on Due Process Grounds After 24 Years in Prison

Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : September 02, 2015

Prosecutors had maintained throughout Ruddy Quezada's 1993 trial and in post-conviction proceedings that a witness who testified at the trial had come forward on his own. But last week it was revealed that a material witness order had been used to detain the witness in a hotel room until he agreed to testify.

Decisions Address Separate Entity Rule and Time Limitation Issues

Patrick M. Connors : New York Law Journal : August 24, 2015

Patrick M. Connors of Albany Law School discusses notable Civil Practice decisions from the recent term of the New York Court of Appeals.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : August 20, 2015

Six firms announce new additions, BuckleySandler announces a promotion to partner, and Portolano Cavallo has opened its first U.S. representative office in New York for clients looking to make Italian investments or to establish and operate businesses in Italy.

Associates Land Plum Role on Defense Teams at Dewey Trial

Nell Gluckman : The American Lawyer : August 17, 2015

From the judge to the defendants to the lead attorneys on both sides, the Dewey & LeBoeuf fraud trial has been dominated by seasoned lawyers, and entirely by men. But the criminal trial has plunged four early to mid-career attorneys on the defense teams—all women—into the thick of a once-in-a-lifetime case.

A Crash Course in Law Firm Disaster

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : August 14, 2015

For the associates helping to defend Dewey & LeBoeuf's former leaders, the ongoing Dewey criminal trial has been an eye-opener.