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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 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

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.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : August 10, 2015

Lateral moves in this week's column.

Marks to Replace Prudenti as Chief Administrative Judge

JOEL STASHENKO : New York Law Journal : July 30, 2015

Marks Chosen as New Chief Administrative Judge

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : July 30, 2015

Judge Lawrence Marks will assume the post of chief administrative judge on Friday, succeeding A. Gail Prudenti as the lead day-to-day manager of New York's court system.

A Three-Decade Battle to Change the Boy Scouts

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : July 29, 2015

The Boy Scouts of America announcement this week that it would end its ban on openly gay adult leaders came 15 years after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the ban on First Amendment ground, and nearly 30 years after legal battles over the restriction began.

Introducing the 2015 A-List

Jim Schroeder : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

Paul Hastings keeps its top spot in The American Lawyer's latest survey of the best of the best in Big Law.

The A-Team

Kim Kleman, editor-in-chief : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

The overall scores in our yearly A-List survey keep rising. But even among A-Listers, there's room to improve.

A-List 2015 Winners: Behind the Scores

Jim Schroeder : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

Who's Up, who's down, and how so many of the same A-List winners keep managing to come back for more.

Attorney Sentenced to Jail and Probation in Tax Fraud

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : July 23, 2015

An ex-partner at Hughes Hubbard & Reed has been sentenced to a three-month jail sentence and five years of probation after pleading guilty to tax fraud.

Schiff Hardin and Steptoe Make Squire Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 22, 2015

Squire Patton Boggs sees more partners depart; two more lawyers peel away from O'Melveny & Myers; another IP litigator leaves Kenyon & Kenyon; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Hausfeld Rides Big Fees Into New York, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 14, 2015

High-powered plaintiffs shop Hausfeld hires two antitrust litigators from Greenberg Traurig to open in the Big Apple; Greenberg Traurig opens its first office in Germany; Pillsbury picks up two; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

D.C. Moves

: The National Law Journal : July 06, 2015

A roundup of Washington, D.C. lateral moves and promotions.

Baker & McKenzie Tokyo Taps New Disputes Partner

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : July 03, 2015

Former White & Case lawyer Joel Greer specializes in international arbitration.

Pro Bono Service Recognized

: New York Law Journal : June 29, 2015

The First Decade Committee of the Federal Bar Council, in conjunction with its Public Service Committee, presented awards for pro bono service.

Sidley Hires Again in LA, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 23, 2015

A month after opening a second office in Los Angeles, Sidley Austin raids Paul Hastings for a real estate pro; Proskauer Rose picks up a regional private equity head from Baker & McKenzie; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Stock Fund Plaintiffs Tossed From Vioxx Class Action

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : June 23, 2015

A federal judge in Newark has dismissed 157 overseas stock funds as plaintiffs in securities claims against Merck & Co. over its alleged misrepresentations relating to the drug Vioxx, finding the funds in question suffered no losses.

Stock Fund Plaintiffs Tossed From Vioxx Class Action

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : June 22, 2015

A federal judge in Newark has dismissed 157 overseas stock funds as plaintiffs in securities claims against Merck & Co. over its alleged misrepresentations relating to the drug Vioxx, finding the funds in question suffered no losses.

Another Kaye Scholer Practice Leader Heads to Hughes Hubbard

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 22, 2015

Robert Bell, co-head of Kaye Scholer's antitrust practice in Washington, D.C., has joined Hughes Hubbard & Reed as a partner. Bell is the third practice leader to leave Kaye Scholer in recent weeks.

Top Firms for Women for Equity and Power

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : June 19, 2015

Forty-four firms get WILEF's seal of approval.

Statute of Limitations Rulings in Two Cases

Roy L. Reardon and William T. Russell Jr. : New York Law Journal : June 17, 2015

In their New York Court of Appeals Roundup, Roy L. Reardon and William T. Russell Jr. discuss cases in which the court overturned the dismissal of a $120 million lawsuit against Goldman Sachs arising out of the subprime mortgage crisis, determined when a prior action terminates for purposes of the tolling provisions of CPLR 205(a), and found the statute of limitations inapplicable to an action to cancel an interest in real property based on an allegedly forged deed.

Cozen, McKenna Long at Opposite Ends of Growth Spectrum

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

With the NLJ 350 inspiring law firms to size up their competitors this week, we took a look at the Am Law 200 firms that saw their legal ranks fluctuate the most through the first six months of 2015.

Anne Hathaway's Dad Joins Drinker Biddle, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 07, 2015

Drinker Biddle & Reath adds a labor and employment partner with star power; Bryan Cave parts ways with a former senator; Greenberg Traurig grabs two former Dewey & LeBoeuf dealmakers; four firms raid Kirkland & Ellis; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Hughes Hubbard Ex-Partner Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud

Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : June 05, 2015

An attorney who made almost $1 million a year but failed to pay state income taxes for six years has pleaded guilty to tax fraud, the Manhattan District Attorney's Office announced Thursday.

Paul Hastings, MoFo Lead Softbank's $1B Korean Investment

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : June 03, 2015

Seoul-based online retailer Coupang is the latest in the Japanese telecom giant's portfolio.

Dewey Defense Lawyers Suggest Lucrative Pay Deals Justified

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : June 01, 2015

As the second week of testimony in the criminal fraud trial of three former Dewey & LeBoeuf executives began Monday, defense lawyers attempted to put the most damaging evidence introduced by prosecutors into a context more favorable to their clients.

Dewey's Day in Court

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

Facing trial, the failed firm's leaders blame Dewey's demise on the Manhattan DA's office.

Dewey Day 2: CFO Just 'Blunt,' Says Lawyer, as Accountants and Ex-Partner Take Stand

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : May 27, 2015

The second day of a criminal trial of three former Dewey & LeBoeuf leaders saw the lawyer for ex-chief financial officer Joel Sanders tell a jury Wednesday morning that his client worked hard to keep the now-defunct firm afloat, but did nothing illegal. The final opening statement came before the prosecution called its first witnesses—two accountants and a former Dewey & LeBoeuf partner—to testify.