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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: N/A

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

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.

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.

Panel Upholds $1.6 Million Judgment Against TV Host

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : March 31, 2016

A $1.6 million judgment against CNBC talk show host Donny Deutsch has been affirmed by the Appellate Division, First Department.

On the Move

: The Recorder : March 28, 2016

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.

McGuireWoods Bags Big BofA Book, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 23, 2016

McGuireWoods heads to San Francisco after a Reed Smith raid; Kirkland launches a Houston tax practice; Sidley Austin snags a high-powered IP team from Ropes & Gray; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Brussels Blasts Disrupt Big Law Business

Chris Johnson, Julie Triedman and Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : March 22, 2016

Brussels, the seat of the European Union and a hub for U.S. and international firms, was in lockdown Tuesday after a series of explosions rocked the city's airport and a central subway station. At least 34 have been killed in the terrorist attacks.

SeaWorld's Decision on Whale Shows Followed Legal Feeding Frenzy

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : March 17, 2016

Thanks to regulatory challenges and lawsuits tied to SeaWorld Entertainment's famous orca shows, the company has had to rely heavily on professionals that can't be paid in sardines: lawyers.

Murphy Memorial Service Planned at Appellate Court

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : March 10, 2016

The Appellate Division, First Department, will hold a memorial service on Monday for Justice Francis "Tim" Murphy, the court's longtime presiding justice.

Deal Watch: Mylan Moves on to Meda With Cravath in Tow

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : February 11, 2016

A new year brings another new deal for the pharmaceutical giant and its outside lawyers from three firms.

The Next Class Action Threat: Website Accessibility

Stephanie Forshee : Corporate Counsel : February 08, 2016

Is your company's website accessible to individuals with disabilities? If not, brace for potential class action litigation. There's been a wave of lawsuits alleging popular websites violate the Americans with Disabilities Act, and more could be on the way.

Big Firms Net IP Boutiques as Merger Spate Continues

Nell Gluckman : The American Lawyer : February 08, 2016

With large firms hungry for more patent litigation work, smaller IP specialty shops are hot properties.

Dechert Bolsters Antitrust Group With Buchanan Hire

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : February 06, 2016

In a rare lateral move for Dechert in Philadelphia, the firm has hired an antitrust partner who has served as a member of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney's six-person leadership team.

In-House Counsel Profile: FreshDirect LLC's Mike Brizel

June D. Bell : The National Law Journal : February 01, 2016

"Few days ever go as planned."

Holland & Knight Hires in Connecticut, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter and Christine Simmons : The Am Law Daily : February 01, 2016

The latest Dickstein Shapiro defectors are hired by Holland & Knight; Jones Day adds an IP trio; Kirkland & Ellis recruits a senior SEC official; Latham & Watkins lands a high-profile lateral in Germany; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Mass Layoffs Unlikely in NJ, but 'Rightsizing' Never Ends

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 29, 2016

New Jersey firms haven't replicated the recent mass layoffs at Reed Smith, and don't appear poised to, but that doesn't mean they're not taking a hard look at expenses—including personnel.

Francis 'Tim' Murphy, Longtime Presiding Justice, Dies at 89

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : January 29, 2016

Francis "Tim" Murphy, who was the presiding justice in the Appellate Division, First Department, from 1977 to 1997, died Wednesday after a short illness.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : January 28, 2016

Five firms announce promotions, and six firms have added new partners.

Houston Hiring Market Stays Hot, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Paul Hastings and Kirkland & Ellis and several other big firms make key additions in Texas; Greenberg Traurig, Orrick and Sidley Austin keep hiring; Wilson Sonsini welcomes back a favorite son; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Exploring New Rule Changes in Commercial Disputes

James M. Wicks : New York Law Journal : January 25, 2016

James M. Wicks, Chair of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, writes about the various ways in which the Section continues to play a leadership role in the many facets of commercial disputes.

Commercial Division Lauded in Promotional Video

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : January 21, 2016

The Historical Society of the New York Courts has produced a 12-minute video extolling the virtues of the Commercial Division and the advantages to litigants of bringing complex business cases in that forum.

Arch Coal Taps Davis Polk in Latest Mining Bankruptcy

David Bario : The Am Law Daily : January 11, 2016

The filing comes just weeks after senior lenders successfully blocked a debt swap deal that might have averted Chapter 11 for the mining juggernaut.

New Year, New Name: Lewis Roca Rothgerber Merges in SoCal

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 04, 2016

Lewis Roca Rothgerber, an Am Law 200 firm formed via a merger two years ago, has pulled off the first big-firm combination of 2016 by absorbing Southern California-based IP boutique Christie, Parker & Hale.

NYCLA Dinner Marks Start of its Second Century

: New York Law Journal : December 18, 2015

The New York County Lawyers Association celebrated its 101st Annual Dinner on December 15, 2015 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.

INADMISSIBLE: EPA Official Protected From Deposition

: The National Law Journal : December 14, 2015

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy won't be forced to testify in a Clean Air Act lawsuit, a federal appeals court ruled last week. Plus more in this week's column.

FTC Cracks Down on 'Bamboo' Advertising Claims

C. Ryan Barber : The National Law Journal : December 09, 2015

In the latest round of enforcement against deceptive advertising, the Federal Trade Commission reached settlements Wednesday with four national retailers the agency accused of mislabeling rayon products as being made of bamboo. The retailers—Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., J.C. Penney Co. Inc., Nordstrom Inc. and Backcountry.com LLC—will be barred from making inaccurate claims about bamboo content and also be required to pay a combined $1.3 million in civil penalties.