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Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 277
  • Gross Revenues: $216,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $780,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $780,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 3

Kelley Drye & Warren is a New York-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2013 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Kelley Drye & Warren has 298 attorneys and is the 145th largest firm in the United States. With $212,000,000 in gross revenue in 2012, the firm placed 133rd on The American Lawyer's 2013 Am Law 200 ranking. The firm has offices in NY, DC, CA, IL, CT, NJ, and Belgium.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 135 3 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 146 -1 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 105 2 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 36 -3 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 33 -1 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Arent Fox Adds Tech Transactions Head, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 04, 2015

Another practice leader leaves Kaye Scholer; Blank Rome bags a handful of new hires; Day Pitney poaches a five-partner real estate team; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Three Firms in One Month (Almost) for New Blank Rome Hire

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : October 01, 2015

“Serial,” the podcast and soon-to-be television series, has nothing on Michael Loesberg. The former Greenberg Traurig partner left the firm in early September for Kelley Drye & Warren, only to end up at Blank Rome this week.

SUNY Hires Kelley Drye for Up to $1.5 Million

: The Associated Press : September 30, 2015

The State University of New York has hired a Manhattan law firm but state officials and the firm aren't saying whether it's related to a federal investigation of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's signature economic development efforts.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : September 29, 2015

Eight firms, including Troutman Sanders, Epstein Becker, Debevoise and Kramer Levin, have added new attorneys.

Popemobile at Your Door? Pope's Planned Speeches, Masses Pose Challenges for Courts, Firms

KATELYN POLANTZ AND ZOE TILLMAN : The National Law Journal : September 21, 2015

Popemobile at Your Door?

Katelyn Polantz and Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : September 17, 2015

With just days until Pope Francis' arrival, one of Washington's largest industries is taking a wait-and-see approach to the downtown disruption the visit will bring.

Baker & Hostetler Bags Dewey Defector, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 09, 2015

The demise of Dewey & LeBoeuf bankrupted Geoffrey Coll, but the securities litigator has found a new home at Baker & Hostetler; Greenberg Traurig brings on Ted Kennedy's widow; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: New Jersey Law Journal : September 04, 2015

Morning Wrap: Lawyers May Be Getting Dumber, While Wachtell Makes a Clever Request

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : August 20, 2015

Wachtell Lipton ups the ante in its fight with activist investors by making an unusual request to the SEC. Plus, meet the female lawyers on the Dewey & LeBoeuf defense team, presidential candidate Lawrence Lessig, Gawker's general counsel and the law school grads who are failing the bar exam in this roundup of recent news stories.

King & Spalding Is California Bound, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 09, 2015

Eight lawyers are leaving DLA Piper's outpost in Sacramento for King & Spalding; Weil, Gotshal & Manges loses two structured finance partners; more partnership changes at K&L Gates; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : August 07, 2015

Six firms announce additions, while Kelley Drye and Katten Muchin have elected new partners.

Lawyers Keep Lawyering On After JPMorgan's $1.5 Billion Bungle

Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : August 03, 2015

Everybody makes mistakes. But what happens when a mistake costs a client $1.5 billion?

A Lateral Boom of Older Lawyers

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : July 30, 2015

More than 40 percent of partners at Am Law 200 firms are in their 50s and 60s.

Are 'Private' Communications Really Privileged?

David E. Fink and Richard DeLossa : Legaltech News : June 26, 2015

It's more difficult than ever to determine what falls beneath the veil of privileged communication.

On the Move: Kelley Drye & Warren Adds 10 Attorneys

: New Jersey Law Journal : June 19, 2015

Kelley Drye & Warren in Parsippany has brought on board 10 attorneys. Plus: Summer associates at Lindbury and Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo opens a new office in this week's column.

Event to Focus on Efficiency of Commercial Division

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : June 18, 2015

New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman and Chief Administrative Judge A. Gail Prudenti will preside over a discussion Thursday of the history and future of the Commercial Division.


: New York Law Journal : June 16, 2015

Gains Exceed Losses at Firms Statewide

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : June 15, 2015

After years of post-recession stagnant or shrinking head counts, New York state's largest 100 law firms showed solid growth in 2014, with gains spread across the New York City multinationals as well as the statewide regionals. Six of the top 10 New York City-based mega-firms showed strong growth.

New Partnership to Improve Locating Experts in the Legal Industry

Sean Doherty : Legaltech News : June 10, 2015

Neudesic's The Firm Directory and BA Insight partner to find experts in law firms and legal departments.

Brawls With League Yield More Big Legal Bills for NFL Players

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 02, 2015

The National Football League Players Association filed its annual financial report with the U.S. Department of Labor, which shows that the powerful professional sports union has paid big money to lawyers from five leading Am Law 100 firms.

D.C. Moves

: The National Law Journal : May 25, 2015

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

Gordon Silver's Last Name Partner Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter and Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : May 19, 2015

Dickinson Wright hires a name partner from struggling Las Vegas legal mainstay Gordon Silver; Jones Day hires a Kelley Drye & Warren practice leader; Sidley Austin snags two partners in Houston and Singapore; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.


: The National Law Journal : May 18, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Contempt Vacated in Ralph Lauren Trademark Litigation

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : May 14, 2015

A contempt finding against the United States Polo Association for violating an injunction against the use of a mark similar to the trademark for Polo Ralph Lauren has been vacated by a federal appeals panel.

For Many Northeast Lawyers, a Life Riding Rails

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : May 13, 2015

Lawyers rely on frequent train travel between New York and D.C.—most often the Acela express. Yet the derailment of Amtrak's Northeast regional train that killed seven people and injured hundreds of others left the Washington legal community largely unscathed.

Accounting Firm's Legal Arm Expands in London, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 13, 2015

EY Legal, the legal services unit of accounting giant Ernst & Young, launches a financial regulatory practice in London with 12 lawyers from two Am Law 100 firms; Foley Hoag opens in New York; a senior Wilmer partner goes in-house; a Cravath partner departs; more machinations at McKenna Long & Aldridge; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Polo Association Notches Win in Trademark 30 Years' War

Julie Triedman : The Litigation Daily : May 13, 2015

The Second Circuit on Wednesday added some clarity but no more finality to a seemingly endless dispute between the owner of the Ralph Lauren POLO trademark and the U.S. Polo Association, the sport's governing body.

Three Firms See Departures Continue, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

McKenna Long & Aldridge, O'Melveny & Myers and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman see more partners peel away; a former Bingham McCutchen tax partner rejoins her former colleagues at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; a Latham & Watkins antitrust litigator launches her own boutique; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

D.C. Moves: Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : May 04, 2015

Our roundup of law firm promotions and laterals: Covington & Burling; Jones Day; Kelly Drye & Warren; Locke Lord; Manatt, Phelps & Phillips.