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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: -9

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

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.

IP Shops See Partners Depart, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 15, 2015

Finnegan Henderson and Kenyon & Kenyon, two top IP-focused firms, see partners peel away on both coasts; Gibson Dunn grows in London; Morgan Lewis adds an Islamic finance expert; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : September 14, 2015

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

Kenyon Partner in Valley Leaves for Boutique

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : September 09, 2015

Frank Bernstein had been Kenyon's regional managing partner.

Gap Settles Patent Suit After Fight With Dentons

Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : August 28, 2015

Dentons argued that its status as a Swiss verein should have insulated the firm from a former client's conflict claims. A judge wasn't convinced.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : August 20, 2015

Six firms announce new additions, BuckleySandler announces a promotion to partner, and Portolano Cavallo has opened its first U.S. representative office in New York for clients looking to make Italian investments or to establish and operate businesses in Italy.


: The National Law Journal : August 10, 2015

Lateral moves in this week's column.

Schiff Hardin and Steptoe Make Squire Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Squire Patton Boggs sees more partners depart; two more lawyers peel away from O'Melveny & Myers; another IP litigator leaves Kenyon & Kenyon; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Kirkland Pro Joins Sports Analytics Shop, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 12, 2015

A Kirkland & Ellis corporate partner heads to a Silicon Valley sports analytics startup; Epstein Becker & Green snags some epic eyebrows; Morgan Lewis lands a structured transactions trio in London; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Akin Gump Adds High-Powered Duo, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 08, 2015

The Beltway base of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld absorbs two veteran litigators; Hogan Lovells hires three Baker Botts litigators in Texas; McDermott and Pillsbury poach new partners; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Goodwin Procter Leader Says Firm Committed to Diversity, Growth

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : July 01, 2015

Three months after Goodwin Procter said it would slash 2 percent of its workforce, the Boston-based Am Law 100 announced three private equity hires Wednesday in its hometown and London. The Am Law Daily caught up with chairman David Hashmall to discuss his plans for Goodwin Procter as he approaches the end of his first year as leader.

Memory Card Patent Suit Survives 'Kessler' Attack

Vanessa Blum : The Recorder : June 25, 2015

Decisions from the ITC don't trigger the century-old patent doctrine, which bars relitigation of patent claims, ruled U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken.

Court Trims Claims Against Dow in Chemical Dispute

Gina Passarella : Delaware Business Court Insider : June 17, 2015

The Delaware Court of Chancery has whittled down the claims against Dow Chemical Co. in a suit over a failed joint development agreement with Akzo Nobel Coatings.

Cozen, McKenna Long at Opposite Ends of Growth Spectrum

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

With the NLJ 350 inspiring law firms to size up their competitors this week, we took a look at the Am Law 200 firms that saw their legal ranks fluctuate the most through the first six months of 2015.

Firm: Family Social App Did Not Violate Patent

: Daily Business Review : May 20, 2015

Big Pharma: Let's Shift Patent Debate Away From Trolls

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : May 20, 2015

Drug companies react to investor-led efforts to invalidate their patents, saying they are just aiming to gain from drops in the value of company shares.

Pinterest, Pintrips Open Trademark Trial

Ross Todd : The Recorder : May 18, 2015

Judge Haywood Gilliam is asked to decide if "pin" is an online metaphor like trash and folder—or if the names are as likely to generate confusion as the lawyers' pronunciation of them suggest.

Civil Actions

: The National Law Journal : May 11, 2015

Cases recently filed in the Washington-area district courts.

Three Firms See Departures Continue, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

McKenna Long & Aldridge, O'Melveny & Myers and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman see more partners peel away; a former Bingham McCutchen tax partner rejoins her former colleagues at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; a Latham & Watkins antitrust litigator launches her own boutique; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.