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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

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.

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.

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Sean Doherty : Legaltech News : June 10, 2015

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