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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

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.

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.

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."

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 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.

Circuit Certifies Question of Pilot's Drug Test to NY

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : November 23, 2015

A Manhattan-based pilot who sued a drug testing laboratory for negligence in the handling of his urine test will have to wait until the New York Court of Appeals determines whether he has a cause of action under state law, the Second Circuit has ruled.

Maneuverings at Mayer Brown, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 22, 2015

Mayer Brown adds a cybersecurity expert in Washington, D.C., while watching its Brazilian affiliate ramp up in São Paulo; Baker Botts makes some anniversary additions; a lobbying shakeup at Wilson Elser; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: New Jersey Law Journal : November 19, 2015

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : November 17, 2015

Six firms announce new hires, and Kenyon & Kenyon partner John Kenny has been named an administrative patent judge at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Dentons Expands Across Pacific Rim Amid Busy Merger Market

Jennifer Henderson and Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : November 02, 2015

Global juggernaut Dentons is planning a new cross-border amalgamation with 500-lawyer Australian firm Gadens and Singapore's Rodyk & Davidson, a 200-lawyer firm. Meanwhile, Dinsmore & Shohl and Ike Sorkin's New York shop are doing deals of their own.

Recognizing 'Commercial Litigation' Authors

: New York Law Journal : October 29, 2015

Thomson Reuters and the New York County Lawyers' Association hosted a reception Monday at NYCLA's Manhattan headquarters to recognize the 182 principal authors of the fourth edition of "Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts."

Hedge Fund Hires From Davis Polk, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 25, 2015

Stone Ridge Asset Management recruits a Davis Polk & Wardwell corporate partner to be its new head of legal; McKenna Long's former cybsecurity co-chair finds a new home; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Morning Wrap: No More Law for State AG | Flute Notes Ok in Song for Jay Z | Lots of Firms Want to Grow in IP

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : October 22, 2015

Stories on Covington partner Keir Gumbs and academic Lisa Fairfax, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, Sheriff Joe Arpaio and Jay Z: This is a round-up of legal news from ALM and around the country.

Kelley Drye Joins IP Boutique Bolt-On Frenzy

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : October 21, 2015

The New York-based firm has absorbed four-lawyer IP boutique Ward & Zinna, becoming the latest in a slew of Am Law 200 firms to make such a move.

Women in Law: Jacqueline Arango

: Daily Business Review : October 14, 2015

Arango played on a law school campus as a child while her mother took classes. Now she heads Akerman's white collar crime and government investigations practice.

Dentons Keeps Growing, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

The world's soon-to-be-largest firm by attorney head count continues to expand; Honigman Miller hires again in Chicago; Ice Miller opens in New York; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

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.