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Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 146
  • Gross Revenues: $108,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $740,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $680,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Kenyon & Kenyon is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Kenyon & Kenyon has 146 attorneys and is the 276th largest firm in the United States.  With $108,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 189th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, DC and NY.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 189 -9 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 242 -2 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 170 -4 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 7 0 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Dickstein Shapiro, Greenspoon Marder See Head Counts Dip and Drive

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 09, 2016

The firms led the way in negative and positive head count growth for the Am Law 200 over the past 14 months.

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.

Greenberg Traurig Keeps Growing, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 07, 2016

Greenberg Traurig shuffles its litigation ranks amid plans for global growth; another Kenyon & Kenyon partner departs; Bass Berry and Lewis Brisbois absorb small firms; Holland & Knight hires an ex-governor; and other additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: A Strong Year for Goodwin Procter

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : February 02, 2016

The firm reported across-the-board growth in 2015, including a 14 percent uptick in partner profits.

Lateral All-Stars: The Splashiest Hires of 2015

James Schroeder : The American Lawyer : February 01, 2016

Twenty-five of last year's most notable and intriguing lateral moves.

Patterson Belknap Loses Products Pro to Barnes & Thornburg

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : January 26, 2016

After adding four litigators in Atlanta and Minneapolis, Barnes & Thornburg hired product liability expert James Murdica in Chicago from New York's Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler.

Midsize Firms Face Increased Pressure to Merge or Grow

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 19, 2016

The volume of merger discussions reported in the last year indicates that boutiques and midsize firms competing with large firms are under increasing pressure to merge or grow in size. While few merger conversations actually result in combinations, many firms confirm that they are open to discussions.

Milbank, Katten Lose Practice Leaders, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 18, 2016

Holland & Knight and Sidley Austin hire from Katten Muchin Rosenman and Milbank; a Skadden lawyer returns to public service; Allen & Overy hires in New York; King & Spalding takes two from Jones Day; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Four Attorneys From Kenyon Leave to Join Orrick

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 13, 2016

After a spate of partner exits at Kenyon & Kenyon last year, four attorneys from the intellectual property boutique have joined Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe.

A Dentons Lawyer Gets Religion, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2016

Dentons keeps expanding, but one lawyer in Chicago seeks a higher power; Clark Hill merges in the Windy City; Wilson Elser expands in two states; Orrick makes a handful of key hires; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Circuit Faults 'Affront' to Russian Sovereignty in Trademark Case

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : January 06, 2016

Trademark rights assigned by the Russian government to Stolichnaya vodka must be respected by courts in the United States, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

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.

Am Law Partner Takes Flight at Airbus, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 20, 2015

Five months after joining Greenberg Traurig, a new hire heads in-house; Baker & Hostetler bags two from Kenyon & Kenyon; Sidley Austin adds a new diversity manager; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Colbert Calls Kenyon 'Profitable' Despite Departures

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : December 17, 2015

Kenyon & Kenyon continues to see partner and personnel exits, including two partners who left for BakerHostetler, and the departure of the chief operating officer. The firm's new managing partner, Edward Colbert, said despite departures, the firm has become "even more profitable and viable" in the last few months.

Boutiques Bolt on Am Law Alums, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 13, 2015

Two boutiques recruit from their larger brethren; Baker & McKenzie and Mayer Brown make notable additions in Europe; in-house opportunities lure two Skadden lawyers; the door spins at Haynes and Boone; and other key hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Lateral Litigator Love: November's Biggest Moves

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : November 30, 2015

There's no place like a new law firm for the holidays. A series of star litigators made the leap to new firms in the waning weeks of the year, with securities and intellectual property litigators in especially high demand. Here's a look at some of November's most notable moves.

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.

Three Kenyon Attorneys Join Shearman IP Practice

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : November 12, 2015

Mark Hannemann, Thomas Makin and Matthew Berkowitz joined Shearman & Sterling this week, doubling the number of partners in its intellectual property litigation practice. The three-partner team had spent nearly their entire career at the 100-attorney Kenyon IP boutique, where Hannemann was an executive committee member.

Wilson Elser Expands in Texas, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker is the latest big firm to bet on the Lone Star State with an 11-lawyer team from Lewis Brisbois; Shearman & Sterling snags an IP trio from Kenyon & Kenyon; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : November 09, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

A Holland & Knight Partner Heads to Cambodia, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter and Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : November 02, 2015

A United Nations war crimes tribunal for former members of the Khmer Rouge reels in a Holland & Knight partner; Kilpatrick Townsend sets up shop in Texas; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

BAR-ometer: Bea Misses Mark on Marks

: The Recorder : October 23, 2015

Plus, meet Judge Alsup's No. 1 fan. And Pinterest gets popped.

Pinterest Loses Trademark Fight Against Pintrips

Ross Todd : The Recorder : October 22, 2015

The travel site came up with its name independently before Pinterest was a widely recognizable brand, ruled Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr.

On the Move

: The Recorder : October 15, 2015

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

Greenspoon, Dickstein See Head Counts Rise and Slide

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 14, 2015

A look at the Am Law 200 firms that saw their attorney head counts change the most during the first three quarters of 2015. Florida's Greenspoon Marder, a new entrant this year to the Second Hundred, and Dickstein Shapiro topped the list.

IP Boutiques Adjust to Client Use of Patent Office Reviews

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : October 05, 2015

The trend of resolving patent disputes in the government's patent office, which costs a fraction of the price of litigation, has had an uneven effect on intellectual property practices across the country.

INADMISSIBLE: John Boehner to Resign from Congress

: The National Law Journal : September 28, 2015

Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, on Sept. 25 announced his resignation and intent to retire from Congress at the end of October. Plus more in this week's column.

Kenyon Leader Takes Helm at Time of Transition

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : September 24, 2015

Kenyon & Kenyon's new managing partner, Edward Colbert, takes over at a time of partner exits and lower demand for litigation. He acknowledges that changes in patent law have affected his firm's revenue but expects the firm to grow by focusing on all areas of intellectual property law.

Colbert Takes the Stage—As Kenyon & Kenyon Managing Partner

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : September 22, 2015

Amid partner departures, Kenyon & Kenyon has elected Edward Colbert—comedian Stephen Colbert's older brother—as its new managing partner.

K&L Gates Grabs London Tax Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

After a few months of partner losses, K&L Gates has been on a hiring spree in September, but some firm lawyers continue to find new homes; Morgan Lewis lands a former NLRB member; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.