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Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 281
  • Gross Revenues: $226,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $805,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $865,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Kelley Drye & Warren is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Kelley Drye & Warren has 281 attorneys and is the 152nd largest firm in the United States.  With $226,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 129th on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, CT, DC, FL, IL, NJ, NY and VA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 129 6 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 159 -13 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 107 -2 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 42 -1 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 33 -1 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Recognition for Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : July 06, 2016

Among other honors and awards, the National LGBT Bar Association named several New York attorneys to its 2016 "Best Under 40" list, and the Managing Attorneys and Clerks Association elected new officers.

Orrick Makes Key Additions, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 06, 2016

Three new laterals at Orrick; a pair of Honigman practice leaders land at Foley & Lardner; Gibson Dunn recruits from the Justice Department; Latham & Watkins welcomes a top SEC official; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

DC Firm Pushes Back On Associate Raises

Katelyn Polantz : The Am Law Daily : June 27, 2016

Washington, D.C.-based BuckleySander told its associates that the firm's salary scale won't change, but midyear bonuses will boost most first-years' pay above $180,000.

Reed Smith Rebuilds Partner Ranks, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 27, 2016

Several new recruits join Reed Smith; Latham & Watkins welcomes a former Sullivan & Cromwell partner in New York; Gibson Dunn grabs one and loses another; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Mattress Maker Losing Sleep Over Website Reviews

Stephanie Forshee : Corporate Counsel : June 23, 2016

Suits seek to bring transparency to affiliate marketing deals that make Casper Sleep's top lawyer toss and turn.

P.C. Richard Cleared In TCCWNA Suit Over Contract Language Omission

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : June 23, 2016

Plaintiffs' lawyers in New Jersey have filed plenty of suits based on the Truth in Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act of late, but a federal judge in Newark has ruled that the 35-year-old statute does not provide relief in cases of language omitted from a contract.

Calif. Firms Slow to the Draw in Salary Wars

Rebecca Cohen : The Recorder : June 10, 2016

It took several days for news of Cravath's associate salary hikes to cause California's largest firms to act.

Deal Watch: Paul Weiss Ponies Up in Skyscraper Sale

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 09, 2016

The $1.65 billion sale of New York's 1285 Sixth Avenue saw more than 50 partners from Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison—a key tenant in the office tower—invest roughly $10 million in the transaction.

Big Firms Move to Match Cravath Associate Pay Boost

MP McQueen and Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : June 07, 2016

At least four large New York firms have moved quickly to match the new base pay scale for associates set Monday by Cravath, Swaine & Moore. And some consultants say more big firms will follow suit.

Paul Hastings on Latest Chinese Property Venture in Manhattan

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : June 03, 2016

State-owned insurer China Life is the largest investor in a $1.65 billion joint acquisition of a New York office building that houses Paul Weiss' headquarters.

What Is a Company to Do to Avoid Slack-Fill Litigation?

Jennifer Williams-Alvarez : Corporate Counsel : May 31, 2016

Advertising and marketing attorneys say there are ways to minimize the risk.

Bhopal Disaster Plaintiffs Strike Out Again

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : May 24, 2016

Kelley Drye notched its latest defense win Tuesday in U.S. litigation stemming from a massive Union Carbide chemical accident in Bhopal, India, three decades ago.

The Monica Bay STEM Leadership Award Accepting Applications for the Second Year

Ian Lopez : Legaltech News : May 24, 2016

The award recognizes individuals' leadership qualities and the advancement of women in the legal tech space.

FTC Crackdown on Health Claims Ensnares Supplement Company

Stephanie Forshee : Corporate Counsel : May 23, 2016

The company marketed its diet supplement Amberen as causing weight loss, loss of belly fat and an increase in metabolism in women over 40 who are experiencing or transitioning to menopause.

Big Suits

Scott Flaherty, Ben Hancock and Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016

Epic Systems v. Tata Consultancy Services; O'Connor v. Uber; SunEdison Chapter 11; In re VW 'Clean Diesel' Product Liability Litigation; Prosterman v. Airline Tariff Publishing.

DOJ Delays Website Accessibility Guidelines Again. Now What?

Jennifer Williams-Alvarez : Corporate Counsel : May 12, 2016

It's a frustrating situation for the defense bar, but some defense lawyers say there is reason for hope.

Lawyers Should Oppose Firms' Rampant Illegal Age Discrimination, Attorney Writes

Rachel Berlin : : May 10, 2016

A disturbing trend is emerging in major market law firms across the country, and it will likely impact you or someone you know. Law firms are slashing the salaries of attorneys and forcing them to retire simply because of their age.

Are 'James Bond-Like' Billboards Really Spying?

Stephanie Forshee : Corporate Counsel : May 05, 2016

Clear Channel Outdoor Americas launched a new advertising data research tool called Radar in late February that tracks consumers' movements. Now a high-ranking U.S. senator is demanding a federal investigation for what he's labeled "spying billboards."

Tips for Avoiding FTC's Wrath Over In-App Purchases

Jennifer Williams-Alvarez : Corporate Counsel : May 04, 2016

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission recently scored a big win in its crusade against unauthorized in-app charges, convincing a judge that Inc.'s billing practices for apps popular with children were deceptive.

Panel Refuses to Legalize 'Aid in Dying' Procedures

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : May 04, 2016

Advocates of "aid-in-dying" lost a bid to exempt the practice from state laws banning assisted suicide when the First Department unanimously rejected their claims Tuesday.

Retailers Face a Surge of Lawsuits Over Deceptive Pricing

Stephanie Forshee : Corporate Counsel : April 28, 2016

J. Crew Group Inc., Coach Inc., Burberry Group Inc., Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Carter's Inc. and OshKosh are among the latest to find themselves named as defendants in separate deceptive pricing class action lawsuits filed this year. They join a list of at least 30 retailers that have faced similar class actions.

On the Move

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 28, 2016

Carroll McNulty Promotes Two. Chief Counsel to NJ AG Joins Kelley Drye. Clark Hill Adds Two to National Banking and Finance Practice. Fox Rothschild Names Managing Partner.

Fox Rothschild Bets on Big Wealth, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 27, 2016

The Philadelphia-based firm bolts on smaller wealth management shops in California and Florida; Jenner & Block rebuilds its government contracts group; Sidley Austin hires MoFo's ERISA head; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Retailers Face Wave of Deceptive-Pricing Class Actions

Stephanie Forshee : Corporate Counsel : April 26, 2016

Customers who once got a thrill out of paying only $29 for an item with a price tag saying “Compare At” or “Originally Sold For” $79 now claim that this practice is deceptive.

Litigator of the Week: Rick Richmond of Jenner & Block

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : April 21, 2016

Richmond's $940 million jury verdict for Epic System is one of the largest ever in a trade secrets case.

Shareholder Suit Proceeds Against Winged Foot Golf Club

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : April 15, 2016

A federal judge has refused to dismiss a suit against the famed Winged Foot Golf Club alleging fraudulent conduct in its treatment of shareholders of a for-profit holding company that owns the 280-acre Westchester property.

Ropes and Sidley Snag Weil Partners, Plus More Lateral Moves

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : April 06, 2016

A pair of PE partners leave Weil; a rare hire by Wachtell; big firms raid Cadwalader and Reed Smith; Jenner & Block, Jones Day and Schiff Hardin rotate practice leaders; Goodwin Procter goes to Paris; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : April 04, 2016

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.