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Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 351
  • Gross Revenues: $396,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,130,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,950,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 8

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 $396,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 72nd on The American Lawyer's 2014 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 72 8 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 72 8 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

Lehman Trustee Takes Barclays Fight to Supreme Court

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : December 15, 2014

Monday's petition—should the Supreme Court grant it—raises the prospect of a high court showdown between former U.S. solicitor general Paul Clement and David Boies of Boies, Schiller & Flexner over Barclays' firesale acquisition of Lehman Brothers' brokerage business.

Merck Buys Cubist for $9.5B

Jennifer Genova (compiled from ThomsonReuters Financial and other sources) : New Jersey Law Journal : December 15, 2014

Drugmaker Merck & Co., in Whitehouse Station, N.J., on Dec. 8 announced it has paid about $9.5 billion in cash and stock to acquire biopharmaceutical company Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc., of Lexington, Mass.

Dealmaker of the Week: Olivia Tyrrell, Baker & McKenzie

Wenxiong Zhang : The Am Law Daily : December 12, 2014

Olivia Tyrrell, a 38-year-old corporate partner with Baker & McKenzie in Chicago, led a deal team from the firm composed almost entirely of women in advising pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. on its $9.5 billion buy of Cubist Pharmaceuticals.

Marketplace

Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : December 10, 2014

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, North America's largest transit network, has signed a 20-year lease with SL Green Realty Corp. for an expansion of the Metro-North Commuter Railroad Co. at 420 Lexington Ave. Also, boutique financial firms Brightwood Capital Advisors LLC and DH Capital LLC will be moving their headquarters to 810 Seventh Ave.

Bermuda Insurer Could Crimp Dewey Defense Costs

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : December 09, 2014

The ex-leaders of Dewey & LeBoeuf facing criminal trial have momentarily turned their attention away from prosecutors in New York and are attacking an insurance carrier who threatened to pull the plug on their legal fees.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : December 01, 2014

Among other announcements, Proskauer Rose has promoted five attorneys to partner and Epstein Becker Green has added Joshua Stein as a member in its employment, labor, and workforce management practice. He will co-chair the ADA and Public Accommodations Group.

The Internet of Things and E-Discovery

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : November 21, 2014

The IoT is growing rapidly and will impact nearly every facet of society in the coming years, including e-discovery.

Attorneys Debate Timing of Dewey Manager's Trial

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : November 20, 2014

The indicted ex-leaders of Dewey & LeBoeuf said the trial of junior manager Zachary Warren should be held first because he is a "crucial exculpatory witness" for their own trial.

Representing Corporate New Jersey

: New Jersey Law Journal : November 14, 2014

A chart of 114 law firms used most frequently by 30 New Jersey companies.

Judge Grants Former Dewey Client Manager Separate Trial

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : November 10, 2014

Zachary Warren, a junior manager at Dewey & LeBoeuf who was charged alongside the firm's top leaders for their alleged roles in cooking the firm's books, will get his own criminal trial, a Manhattan Supreme Court judge ruled, also upholding the vast majority of criminal counts facing the four defendants.

Argentina Strikes Out in Bid to Undo $185M BG Group Award

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : November 03, 2014

Capping a decade-long legal battle with British energy company BG Group plc, the Republic of Argentina ran out of options at the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday in the country's bid to overturn a $185 million arbitration award.

Jury: Smoker Wasn't Member of Engle Class

: VerdictSearch : October 29, 2014

Circuit Vacates Attorney's Sanction

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : October 22, 2014

An attorney accused by a judge of ignoring his instructions not to mention punitive damages and of acting strangely during closing argument in the products liability litigation over the bone-density drug Fosamax has had sanctions against him lifted by a federal appeals court.

Fried Frank Picks Up Tax Duo in New York, London

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 16, 2014

A month after losing its former leader and two other capital markets partners to Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Wall Street mainstay Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson is bringing on two tax partners from King & Spalding and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe.

Hughes Lecture

: New York Law Journal : October 09, 2014

The New York County Lawyers' Association held its 51st Charles Evans Hughes memorial lecture on Monday. Eastern District U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch gave the 2014 address.

A Year of Slow But Solid Growth for Global 100 Firms

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : October 08, 2014

A surge in dealmaking boosted the top and bottom lines for the world's top-grossing firms, which experienced steady if unspectacular growth in 2013.

In-House at Large Public Companies

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 08, 2014

Chart tracking In-House Counsel at Large Public Companies.

Who's On and Off the Global 100 List

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : September 29, 2014

Several firms appear for the first time on the Global 100 list, while others fall off.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : September 29, 2014

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : September 24, 2014

Brown Rudnick has added Alfred Fabricant and Lawrence Drucker as partners in its intellectual property litigation group, among other moves.

Schlesinger Team Scores $3.1 Million Tobacco Win

Adolfo Pesquera : Daily Business Review : September 24, 2014

Attorneys Steven J. Hammer, Jonathan Gdanski and Scott P. Schlesinger still got a survival claim despite the jury finding smoking-related diseases did not cause their client's death.

Persistence Pays Off for Boies Schiller in Barclays-Lehman Brawl

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : September 24, 2014

Barring an unlikely U.S. Supreme Court reversal, lawyers at Boies, Schiller & Flexner can finally add the roller-coaster bankruptcy litigation over Barclays' fire sale acquisition of Lehman Brothers' brokerage unit to the firm's win column.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : September 22, 2014

Four firms, including Thompson Hine and Edwards Wildman Palmer, have added new attorneys.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : September 22, 2014

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

Freshfields Adds Four But Loses One, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 20, 2014

The Magic Circle firm's New York hiring spree continued, although one partner has left the London-based legal giant's office in Washington, D.C., for a top in-house job at Chevron. The Am Law Daily looks at those moves and more in our latest tally of notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Freshfields Poaches Fried Frank Capital Markets Team

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 19, 2014

Valerie Ford Jacob, the head of the capital markets group at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, is leaving with partners Michael Levitt and Paul Tropp to join Magic Circle firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in New York. The moves are the latest high-profile lateral hires by Freshfields in the U.S.

Attacking Indictment, Dewey Defendants Urge Dismissal

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : September 16, 2014

Ex-leaders of defunct firm Dewey & LeBoeuf were back in court Monday arguing to dismiss the indictment against them and, in the alternative, to allow the defense to examine the grand jury minutes.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : September 15, 2014

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

Eric Rapkin New Akerman's Managing Partner in Fort Lauderdale

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : September 11, 2014

Eric Rapkin succeeds David Ristaino, who is leaving the join a Miami health care client as general counsel.

Eleventh Circuit Blasts Lawyer, Tosses Florida Smoker Suits

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : September 10, 2014

"Any lawyer worth his salt knows a dead person cannot maintain a personal injury action," an appellate panel wrote in throwing out hundreds of defective personal injury cases brought by Florida lawyer Norwood Wilner.