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Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 293
  • Gross Revenues: $207,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $710,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $875,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -5

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 200 138 -5 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

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : August 26, 2014

Six firms have brought on new attorneys.

Ice Bucket Challenge

: New York Law Journal : August 25, 2014

Robert Steiner, managing partner of Kelley Drye & Warren's New York office, took the ice bucket challenge Thursday. The firm raised $4,400 for The ALS Association.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : August 18, 2014

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Telecom Deals Put Lawyers to Work

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : August 18, 2014

As federal antitrust regulators review Comcast Corp.'s pending $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable Inc. and AT&T Inc.'s $49 billion deal for DirecTV LLC, competitors and public interest advocates are on the attack — and they're lawyering up with outside and in-house counsel to fight.

Ex-Morgan Lewis Partner Named New Baseball Commish

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 15, 2014

Robert Manfred Jr., a former Morgan, Lewis & Bockius labor and employment partner currently serving as COO of Major League Baseball, beat out two rivals to emerge victorious in the race to replace Bud Selig as commissioner. Manfred, 55, will be the third former Am Law 100 lawyer to lead a major North American professional sports league. He and Morgan Lewis both have long-standing ties to America's favorite pastime.

ILTA Preview: Seminars, Exhibits & Distractions

Monica Bay : Law Technology News : August 15, 2014

The International Legal Technology Association's Nashville conference offers education and networking.

Helmet Maker Says Consumer Claims Are Unsubstantiated

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : August 12, 2014

Calling the proposed class action they face “a press release in search of a claim,” football helmet maker Riddell Inc. and six subsidiaries are asking a federal judge to toss the consumers' suit alleging the com-panies falsely represented that their helmets reduce the likelihood of concussions.

The Churn: Am Law Quartet Eyes New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 12, 2014

Dechert, LeClairRyan, Lowenstein Sandler and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman all announced plans for new offices within the past week, in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Scared of Cybercrimes? ILTA Panels Can Help

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : August 08, 2014

The International Legal Technology Association's upcoming conference in Nashville includes many options to help secure your data.

Leading Private Equity Lawyer Moves to Stamford Firm

Paul Sussman : The Connecticut Law Tribune : August 04, 2014

A leading attorney in the mergers and acquisitions and the private equity field has moved his practice from a 300-plus attorney international law firm to a Stamford firm with 11 lawyers.

Rock On, Legal Tech Style

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : August 01, 2014

A legal technology band will rock the International Legal Technology Association annual meeting this month in Nashville.

New Deals

Vinayak Balasubramanian and Alexandra Wilson : New York Law Journal : July 24, 2014

Italian lottery operator GTECH S.p. has announced that it would acquire Las Vegas-based slot machine maker International Game Technology for $6.4 billion. Albemarle Corporation announced that it plans to acquire competitor Rockwood Holdings for $6.2 billion in a cash and stock deal, a move that will combine two of the world's largest specialty chemical companies.

The New Commercial Division Rules You Need to Know

Jay G. Safer : Commercial Litigation Insider : July 24, 2014

Jay Safer of Locke Lord writes: The New York Commercial Division has become a truly innovative court improving efficiency, lowering costs and shortening the duration of litigation. During the past year, numerous significant new Commercial Division rules have been generated—and more are coming. They will dramatically change the way cases are litigated.

Marketplace

Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : July 23, 2014

BNY Mellon, a corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, will be moving its world headquarters to Brookfield Place from 1 Wall St. Also, boutique law firms Katz Melinger and W.R. Samuels Law have combined forces at 280 Madison Ave.

How To Fortify Active Directory Against Attack

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : July 23, 2014

A recent blog post from Israeli cybersecurity company Aorato has drawn attention to a security flaw in Microsoft's Active Directory.

Four Firms Advise on Chemical Companies' Merger

Alexandra Wilson : The Am Law Daily : July 16, 2014

Shearman & Sterling, Troutman Sanders, Kelley Drye & Warren and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett advised in Albemarle Corporation's acquisition of Rockwood Holdings.

Turn Up the Heat: Serious Summer Books

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : July 12, 2014

12 on 12, part two: A baker's dozen of nonfiction books to add to your summer reading list.

Is 2014 the Year of Cybersecurity Info Sharing?

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : July 11, 2014

This week the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence approved the Cyber Information Share Act.

Law Firms Respond to Security Risks in Client Data

Judith Flournoy : Law Technology News : July 07, 2014

After being dubbed the "soft underbelly of American cybersecurity," law firms embrace robust security programs.

The FCC's New Approach to Cybersecurity

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : July 02, 2014

The Federal Communication Commission will focus on information sharing, network protection and situational awareness.

Mediation Program in Commercial Division Set to Launch

Suevon Lee : New York Law Journal : June 27, 2014

A new pilot program sending one out of every five cases assigned in Manhattan's Commercial Division to mediation is set to take effect July 28, court administrators have announced.

Obituary: Kevin J. Walsh

: New York Law Journal : June 26, 2014

Kevin Walsh, a partner at Locke Lord whose practice included antitrust work as well as international litigation and arbitration matters, died of cancer on June 22.

Mediation Pilot Set to Begin in Manhattan Commercial Division

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : June 26, 2014

A new pilot program sending one out of every five cases assigned in Manhattan's Commercial Division to mediation is set to take effect July 28, court administrators have announced.

Legal Hackers Tackle Revenge Porn and Parolee Reentry

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : June 25, 2014

Projects include an app that helps parolees discretely access information about drug tests.

Rule Proposes New Limits to Commercial Depositions

Suevon Lee : New York Law Journal : June 24, 2014

One aspect of litigation practice that sets the New York Commercial Division apart from the federal courts and a majority of other states is the right to conduct as many depositions for however long a party so chooses.

New Limits on Depositions Proposed in Commercial Division

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : June 23, 2014

One aspect of litigation practice that sets the New York Commercial Division apart from the federal courts and the majority of other states is the right to conduct as many depositions for however long a party so chooses—but that could soon change.

Raging Bull Ruling Could Encourage Delayed Copyright Claims

Joshua M. Keesan : The Recorder : June 17, 2014

The Supreme Court's decision in May to revive a copyright suit against MGM has potentially wide-ranging implications.

The Churn: Holland & Knight Heads to Alaska, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 13, 2014

Holland & Knight, a firm with Florida roots, is heading to Anchorage after recruiting a team of lawyers from Patton Boggs, plus more moves from across The Am Law 200.

The Churn: Edwards Wildman, Polsinelli Bulk Up, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 06, 2014

Edwards Wildman Palmer and Polsinelli poach toxic tort team on opposite coasts, the newly combined Squire Patton Boggs makes its first lateral hire, Foley & Lardner gets a new COO and more lateral moves from across The Am Law 200.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : May 13, 2014

Levine Lee has added the former deputy chief of the Criminal Division at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District as a partner and Brown Rudnick has added the former deputy chief appellate attorney for the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District, among other moves.