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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

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 Amazon.com 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.

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.