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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

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.


: 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.