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Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 316
  • Gross Revenues: $361,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,145,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,905,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -12

Hughes Hubbard & Reed is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Hughes Hubbard & Reed has 316 attorneys and is the 134th largest firm in the United States.  With $361,500,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 90th on The American Lawyer's 2016 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 90 -12 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 90 -12 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 135 -12 Lawyer head count
The A-List 13 -4 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 6 -2 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 70 2 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 10 1 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 10 21 Summer programs

In the News

Two Partners Join Jones Day, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 11, 2016

Jones Day recruits two new partners on opposite coasts after a top restructuring duo departs; Milbank makes a rare lateral hire; Paul Hastings makes some high-profile additions; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Arbitration Pledge for Diversity Met With Skepticism in South Florida and Latin America

Monika Gonzalez Mesa : Daily Business Review : June 29, 2016

A pledge that aims to increase the number of women in international arbitration has gained the support of hundreds of people and organizations worldwide, but the response from attorneys in South Florida and Latin America has been less enthusiastic.

Exclusive: Best Firms for Pro Bono

Nell Gluckman : The American Lawyer : June 27, 2016

Hughes Hubbard is tops for U.S. pro bono; Dechert leads the international scene.

Florida Firms Aren't Jumping to Match Cravath Pay Scale

Jennifer Henderson : Daily Business Review : June 24, 2016

When it comes to matching Cravath, Swaine & Moore's base salary bump for associates — which will see first-years earn $180,000 and eighth-years rake in $315,000 — firms with big Florida bases are a mixed bag, with the definition of "top of market" becoming increasingly nuanced.

Davis Polk Associate Receives Pro Bono Award

: New York Law Journal : June 21, 2016

The Federal Bar Council presented the Thurgood Marshall award for exceptional pro bono service to Davis Polk and Wardwell associate Scott Wilcox at an event held Thursday at the Battery Gardens in Manhattan.

NYLJ Rising Stars 2016: David Shanies

: New York Law Journal : June 07, 2016

David Shanies launched the David B. Shanies Law Firm in Manhattan in February. David, who spent the majority of his legal career in the litigation department of Hughes Hubbard & Reed, said the timing was right to start his own firm and he was "ready for a new challenge."

Hunton Makes Two Big Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Amid merger talks with a U.K. firm, Hunton & Williams added two practice leaders from Katten Muchin Rosenman; Bo Dietl's GC finds a new home; Jenner & Block launches a private wealth practice; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Federal Bar Council Fetes Lindsay

: New York Law Journal : May 13, 2016

The Federal Bar Council recognized Eastern District Judge Arlene Lindsay at the group's annual reception Wednesday.

Dozens of Big Firms to Appear in New 'Panama Papers' Database

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 08, 2016

Plenty of familiar names from The Am Law 200 and Global 100 appeared in an early version of a searchable online database drawn from the leaked files of offshore firm Mossack Fonseca.

Lynch Receives Learned Hand Award

Rick Kopstein, Photographer : New York Law Journal : May 05, 2016

Judge Gerard Lynch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit received the Learned Hand Medal for excellence in federal jurisprudence from Federal Bar Council at the group's Annual Law Day Dinner Tuesday.

Federal Circuit Won't Clamp Down on Patent Venue

Scott Graham : The Recorder : April 30, 2016

Judge Kimberly Moore wasn't swayed by pleas from Google, HP and others that saw the case as a vehicle to move suits out of plaintiff-friendly EDTX.

Firms Ranked by Gross Revenue

: The American Lawyer : April 25, 2016

For the second year in a row, Latham & Watkins holds the top position on our gross revenue rankings, while three new firms moved onto the Am Law 100. Twenty-seven firms posted gross revenue of $1 billion or more.

The Am Law 100: Signs of a Slowdown

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : April 25, 2016

The Am Law 100 eked out gains across major financial metrics in 2015. But growth was the slowest in years.

The E-Discovery Compliance 'Playbook' for In-House Counsel

Erin E. Harrison : Legaltech News : April 21, 2016

Experts at the ACEDS 2016 E-Discovery provide the 7 elements of an effective e-discovery compliance program.

Garland, Mum on Nomination, Urges Lawyers to Close Justice Gap

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : April 21, 2016

In a rare public speech since his nomination to the U.S. Supreme was announced, Chief Judge Merrick Garland of the D.C. Circuit delivered remarks at the court's annual pro bono recognition breakfast. He urged lawyers to do more to close the access-to-justice gap.

CPLR Saves Action Filed Within Six Months of Appeal Dismissal in Prior Action

Natalie Shkolnik and Julie Cilia : New York Law Journal : April 11, 2016

Natalie Shkolnik and Julie Cilia of Wilk Auslander analyze 'Malay v. City of Syracuse', in which the Court of Appeals held that CPLR 205(a)'s six-month tolling period begins to run when a nondiscretionary appeal is dismissed, not when the order appealed from is entered.

Holland & Knight Adds Partner Quartet, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 11, 2016

Holland & Knight keeps hiring; Kirkland picks up one from Paul Weiss; Proskauer Rose reels in some heavy-hitters; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Amid Corruption Scandals, Hughes Hubbard Inks Alliance with Brazilian Compliance Firm

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 07, 2016

With dozens of high-level executives and politicians under investigation as part of a broad corruption probe, Hughes Hubbard has joined forces with a local anti-corruption lawyer.

2016 Rising Stars

: New York Law Journal : April 06, 2016

The New York Law Journal congratulates the 42 young lawyers chosen as 2016 Rising Stars by a panel of 24 esteemed judges.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : April 01, 2016

Seven firms, including Baker & Hostetler, White & Case and Proskauer Rose, announce new additions.

Wiley Rein's FDA Head Joins DLA Piper, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 28, 2016

Wiley Rein's food and drug leader decamps for DLA Piper; Mayer Brown recruits a key Verizon in-house lawyer; Skadden hires from a high-profile boutique; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Jury Hands Merck $200 Million in Fight With Gilead

Scott Graham : The Recorder : March 24, 2016

The sizeable verdict is a fraction of Merck's demand in a feud over patents for the treatment of hepatitis C.

Merck Wins Patent Battle Over Hepatitis C Drugs

Scott Graham : The Recorder : March 23, 2016

As the case moves on to a damages phase, lawyers for Merck & Co. Inc. will push for a 10 percent cut of sales on Gilead Sciences Inc.'s blockbuster drug sofosbuvir.

Federal Circuit Cool on Call to Curb EDTX Patent Cases

Scott Graham : The Recorder : March 14, 2016

Patent reformers had high hopes for TC Heartland case, but Judge Kimberly Moore suggested the issue should be left for Congress.

You're Hired! Kenyon & Kenyon Tapped For Drumpf Trademark

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : March 08, 2016

John Oliver, a comedian and host of HBO's “Last Week Tonight,” has sought to trademark the word “Drumpf” in an effort to dismantle Donald Trump's quest for the Republican presidential nomination. Kenyon & Kenyon is advising.

Eastern District Judges Recognized

Rick Kopstein, Photographer : New York Law Journal : March 08, 2016

The Federal Bar Council recognized the judges of the Eastern District of New York Thursday during its annual Judges Reception at the Union League Club.

Bankruptcy Baron Spreads Wings With Own Shop in Airline Case

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

Bruce Zirinsky, the ex-head of the restructuring groups at Greenberg Traurig and Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, has started his own firm in New York. Zirinsky just snagged a lead role advising Republic Airways Holdings Inc. in its bankruptcy case, one that has already pumped more than $1.1 million into his new firm's coffers.

Big Suits

Susan Beck, Scott Flaherty, Jenna Greene, Mark Hamblett and Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : February 29, 2016

VirnetX scores a big patent award against Apple, GM beats back an ignition switch case, and more.

Leaping Litigators: February's Biggest Lateral Moves

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : February 28, 2016

It's the shortest month of the year, but February saw plenty of big-time lateral action. Here are some that caught our eye.

A Vinson Partner's Quick Turnaround, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 24, 2016

A week after leaving Vinson & Elkins for Simpson Thacher, Douglas McWilliams did an about-face; Hughes Hubbard hires a new securities enforcement chair; Latham and Paul Weiss grow in Hong Kong; and other key additions from throughout The Am Law 200.