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- Designation: New York
- Head Count: 308
- Gross Revenues: $320,500,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,040,000
- Profits Per Partner: $1,815,000
- Year Over Year Change: -4
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel is a New York-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel has 308 attorneys and is the 143rd largest firm in the United States. With $320,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 99th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking. The firm has offices in CA and NY.
In the News
Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : November 17, 2015
A former banker who won a new trial because of a lying juror in the Jenkens & Gilchrist fraudulent tax shelter case was granted a deferred prosecution agreement Monday.
Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : November 17, 2015
Prosecutors said it was the biggest criminal tax fraud case in history. How did Barry Berke's client walk away with a deferred prosecution agreement?
Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : November 11, 2015
An unexpected path from Kramer Levin associate to lead counsel for dozens of detainees.
Samantha V. Ettari and Noah Hertz-Bunzl : Legaltech News : November 10, 2015
Attorneys have ethical obligations to develop and maintain core e-discovery competencies.
Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : November 09, 2015
Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : November 02, 2015
Firms involved in detainee representation.
: New York Law Journal : November 02, 2015
In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "The Next Big Thing: 'Internet of Things' Litigation and Regulatory Risk," "'Lexmark' Redefines the False Advertising Landscape," "U.S. Supreme Court to Address Class Action Standing in Upcoming Term" and "Determining the 'Fair Value' of Shares of Closely Held Corporations."
Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : November 02, 2015
A decade after lawyers gained access to the Guantánamo prison, the detainees' legal status remains grim—and time is running out.
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.
Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : November 02, 2015
Prism Technologies LLC was on a roll, suing the five largest cellular telephone service providers for infringing the same two patents. The first two cases, against AT&T and Sprint, went Prism's way—until it was Gibson Dunn and T-Mobile's turn.
: The American Lawyer : November 01, 2015
As the Obama administration enters its final year, lawyers keep up the pressure to close the prison.
: New York Law Journal : October 26, 2015
In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "'Going Dark' Presents Traps for Unwary Companies Following an Acquisition," "Use of R&W Insurance Grows in Middle-Market Transactions," "Navigating the Purchase and Sale of Sports Teams" and "Working Capital Adjustments: At the Crossroads of Law and Accounting."
Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : October 23, 2015
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said Thursday he will move to dismiss insider trading charges against Michael Steinberg, a portfolio analyst for SAC Capital Advisors, because the recent decision by the Second Circuit in 'United States v. Newman' made it impossible to sustain Steinberg's convictions.
Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : October 22, 2015
A judge who said that he had been involved with a nonprofit group that had a matter before the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission has recused himself from a legal dispute over the development plans for a landmarked clock tower in the TriBeCa section of Manhattan.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 20, 2015
Six months after a firmwide cull, Wiley Rein is hiring again; Covington & Burling brings back a partner from GE; Day Pitney expands into Florida; Ropes & Gray raids Fried Frank; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : October 19, 2015
In the world of professional boxing, there's no question that manager Al Haymon is a heavyweight. But that's not the same thing as being a bully who KO'ed antitrust laws, as a team of lawyers from O'Melveny & Myers led by Daniel Petrocelli found out.
: New Jersey Law Journal : October 16, 2015
Susan Beck : The American Lawyer : October 15, 2015
Nineteen New York law firms have pledged $1.9 million to help provide affordable legal services to people who make too much to qualify for free legal aid. This marks the second "low bono" project announced this year by firms attempting to address the pressing need for legal services in this market.
Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : October 14, 2015
Following a similar effort in Washington, D.C., 19 major law firms have pledged $1.9 million for affordable legal services to people with modest incomes in New York who make too much to qualify for free legal aid.
: New York Law Journal : October 14, 2015
Beyond the drive to be the best in their areas of expertise, our honorees share another trait: They have built their careers on the belief that being a lawyer is a privilege and giving back is the right thing to do.
Charles Toutant and David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : October 09, 2015
A year after Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher's Randy Mastro issued his findings on the so-called Bridgegate scandal, the firm is fighting a subpoena issued in the criminal case, claiming it possesses no notes beyond the memoranda included in the report. Defense attorneys appear skeptical, but eschewing traditional note-taking appears to be common practice.
Rick Kopstein, Photographer : New York Law Journal : October 07, 2015
The Office of the Appellate Defender presented its 22nd annual "First Monday in October," a mock Supreme Court argument at New York University School of Law on Oct. 5.
Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : October 06, 2015
Southern District U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has lost his last chance to reverse a decision that makes it more difficult for prosecutors to win convictions in insider trading cases.
: New York Law Journal : October 05, 2015
In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: " Evidence Preservation Failures of Nonparties: Is There Any Recourse?," "New Strategies to Protect Privileged Documents From Inadvertent Disclosure," "Proportionality: The (Not So) New Kid on the Block" and "Practical Considerations in Using Predictive Coding."
Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : October 02, 2015
The U.S. Sentencing Commission has appointed Eric Tirschwell as national chair of the commission's Practitioners Advisory Group, which provides the perspective of the private federal criminal defense bar on commission priorities and on proposed amendments to U.S. sentencing guidelines.
Melissa Hoffmann : New York Law Journal : September 30, 2015
The Office of the Appellate Defender will host the 22nd annual First Monday in October fundraising event on Oct. 5 at the NYU School of Law. Caitlin Halligan of Gibson Dunn and Gary Naftalis of Kramer Levin will present arguments based on 'Evenwel v. Abbott', a voting rights case pending in the U.S. Supreme Court.
Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : September 30, 2015
In the ferocious battle between the co-founders of translations company TransPerfect Global Inc., Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel has been sanctioned $135,324 by a Delaware judge over its conduct in a deposition.
Amaris Elliott-Engel : Delaware Business Court Insider : September 30, 2015
Chancellor Andre G. Bouchard, in issuing a sanction against a law firm of more than $135,000 over behavior thwarting the fair conduct of a deposition, has checked what he characterized as overly "aggressive" litigation tactics.
Mike Scarcella : Legal Times : September 30, 2015
Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who refused to sign same-sex marriage certificates, met secretly with Pope Francis during his Washington visit. A Washington judge weighs a constitutional challenge brought by Supreme Court protesters. And the D.C. Circuit upholds the SEC's administrative venue. This is a roundup from ALM and other news sources.
: New York Law Journal : September 29, 2015
Eight firms, including Troutman Sanders, Epstein Becker, Debevoise and Kramer Levin, have added new attorneys.