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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

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.

Suit Tossed Against Barclays, Former Dewey Leaders

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

A Southern District judge has dismissed a former Dewey & LeBoeuf partner's suit against Barclays Bank and ex-firm leaders, citing lack of jurisdiction.

Jones Day Adds Two More Kirkland IP Litigators, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 09, 2014

The IP litigation exodus from Kirkland & Ellis continued this week as partners William Devitt and Matthew Hertko decamped for Jones Day in Chicago. The Am Law Daily has a look at those moves and more in our latest roundup of notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : September 08, 2014

Four firms have added partners and others have added counsel.

Lure of the Legal Giants, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 07, 2014

Baker & McKenzie, Jones Day, Norton Rose Fulbright and Squire Patton Boggs all experienced churn to their robust partnership ranks in the first week of September; a high-profile in-house lawyer joins Ballard Spahr as a Bingham McCutchen partner heads the other way; and Milbank brings on a top federal prosecutor in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Pfizer Wins Diet Drug Case in Federal Court

Amaris Elliott-Engel : The National Law Journal : August 14, 2014

Pfizer Inc. has won a defense verdict in Massachusetts federal court against allegations that a plaintiff was not adequately warned of the risks of developing pulmonary arterial hypertension from using the Fen-Phen diet-drug duo.

Smoker With Sickness Awarded $7.5 Million

: VerdictSearch : August 13, 2014