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McCarter & English, LLP

  • Designation: Newark
  • Head Count: 371
  • Gross Revenues: $222,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $600,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $675,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

McCarter & English, is a Newark-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, McCarter & English, has 371 attorneys and is the 118th largest firm in the United States.  With $222,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 133rd on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CT, DE, FL, MA, MD, NJ, NY and PA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 133 0 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 118 -2 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 72 18 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 164 -12 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

N.J. Asbestos Litigation Still Active And Still Evolving

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : September 12, 2014

Even decades after the end of most U.S. production of asbestos, litigation against the companies that made it or put it in their products is alive and well in the state courts of New Jersey.

U.S. Supreme Court Sheds New Light on Patent Licensing Relationships

Keith McWha, Matthew Sklar and Elina Slavin : New Jersey Law Journal : September 12, 2014

How recent U.S. Supreme Court opinions will impact current and future relationships between patent licensors and patent licensees.


: New York Law Journal : September 08, 2014

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Madoff Trustee Denied Recovery of Extraterritorial Transfers," "Rule Changes Will Foster Efficiency and Predictability," "SCOTUS to Address 'American Pipe' Tolling Doctrine" and "Court's 'No-Action' Clause Holding May Surprise Bond Issuers."

McCarter & English Hires Business Development Manager

: Delaware Law Weekly : September 03, 2014

Andrew Laver joined McCarter & English as a business development manager in its Philadelphia and Wilmington offices.

New Jersey's Porzio Finds D.C. Office Through Squire Patton Boggs

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : September 03, 2014

A midsized New Jersey law firm has hired an intellectual property litigation group from Squire Patton Boggs to open a Washington office. The lateral acquisitions represent a significant departure from legacy Patton Boggs' IP group.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : September 03, 2014

Among other recent announcements, Cole Schotz has added Brian Gardner, who will lead the New York construction litigation practice, and Eve Konstan has been named executive vice president and general counsel for HBO.

Defendants May Now Have Easier Time Changing Venue in Pa.

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : September 02, 2014

The uphill battle defendants faced when trying to get their cases moved from a plaintiff's chosen venue has been leveled somewhat thanks to the state Supreme Court's decision last month in , according to attorneys who spoke with the Law Weekly.

People in the News - Aug. 29, 2014 - La Ratta Reappointed ABA Chair

: The Legal Intelligencer : August 29, 2014

Anthony R. La Ratta, a partner with Archer & Greiner, was reappointed as chair of the probate and fiduciary litigation committee of the American Bar Association.

Patton Boggs Diaspora Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 26, 2014

After a short stint at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, a pair of former Patton Boggs litigators have joined several former colleagues at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips; a Sidley Austin litigation cochair goes in-house; a former Thelen firm leader retires; and more notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Restatement Rift Remains as Bar Awaits Tincher Ruling

Saranac Hale Spencer, Max Mitchell and P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : August 26, 2014

The products liability bar has resigned itself to the confused state of the law in Pennsylvania since the rift between the state and federal courts emerged about five years ago.

Fla. Lawyers Driving Boom in N.J. Disabled-Access Suits

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : August 25, 2014

A trio of lawyers from Florida are driving an upsurge in the number of suits charging New Jersey property owners with violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Former Del. Supreme Court Justice Walsh Dies at 84

Jeff Mordock : Delaware Law Weekly : August 20, 2014

Former Delaware Supreme Court Justice Joseph T. Walsh died the morning of Aug. 15 after a battle with cancer, sources close to the former judge have confirmed. He was 84.

Judge Kaplan Blasts Plaintiffs in Irish Bank Case

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : August 19, 2014

Motions for reconsideration are always a long shot. But they don't usually backfire as dramatically as they did Tuesday in a decision by U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan in Manhattan.

Newcomer Cracks Top Five in Bond Counsel Rankings

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : August 19, 2014

Government bond issues in New Jersey decreased in both number and average value in the first half of 2014, though Wolff & Samson again topped the list of bond counsel rankings. Still, it wasn't all business as usual this year, as one newcomer—Archer & Greiner—entered the top five.

INADMISSIBLE: Advocate Sees Urgency in Marriage Fight

: The National Law Journal : August 18, 2014

Hogan Lovell's Neal Katyal has a lineup of U.S. Supreme Court arguments in the coming term that most high court advocates would trade a coveted justice bobblehead for. But none of the five he will argue is likely to capture the nation's attention as much one he recently signed up to handle. Plus more in this week's column.

Chancery Awards PharmAthene Damages for Expected Profits

Jeff Mordock : The Legal Intelligencer : August 15, 2014

The Delaware Court of Chancery has awarded PharmAthene Inc. lump-sum damages based on the expected profits from a smallpox vaccine it developed with Siga Technologies Inc.

Opalinski v. Robert Half International Inc.

: New Jersey Law Journal : August 14, 2014

District Court to Decide Availability of Classwide Arbitration

Chancery Court Awards PharmAthene Damages for Expected Profits

Jeff Mordock : Delaware Business Court Insider : August 13, 2014

The Delaware Court of Chancery has awarded PharmAthene Inc. lump-sum damages based on the expected profits from a smallpox vaccine it developed with Siga Technologies Inc.

People in the News - Aug. 12, 2014 - Jurewicz of Galfand Berger Speaks at PBI Seminar

: The Legal Intelligencer : August 12, 2014

Richard Jurewicz, a senior partner at Galfand Berger, was a course planner and speaker for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's seminar, "The Pain Puzzle: How to Prove a Pain Case," held July 24.

N.J.'s Lowenstein Now in D.C., Grabs Lawyers from Dickstein

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : August 08, 2014

Lowenstein Sandler, New Jersey's most profitable law firm, has opened a branch in Washington, an expansion made possible by moving three existing partners and hiring four insurance lawyers from Dickstein Shapiro.

People in the News - Aug. 8, 2014 - AILA Elects Stock of Klasko Rulon First Vice President

: The Legal Intelligencer : August 08, 2014

Philip Amoa, an attorney at McCarter & English in its Philadelphia office, was elected as an independent director of the Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (USA), the corporate entity established to administer the church's pension and benefits programs.

Capitol Report

Jena Morrow : New Jersey Law Journal : August 08, 2014

A recap of legislative actions in Trenton of interest to attorneys.

Women Partners Gain but Minority Partners Flat at N.J. Firms

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : August 07, 2014

Partnerships at major New Jersey firms made strides toward gender equality in 2014, according to a survey of 20 bellwether firms, but the proportion of minority partners at those firms showed no change from last year's numbers.

Special Master in Argentina Case Can Stay, Judge Says

John Caher : New York Law Journal : August 06, 2014

Southern District Judge Thomas Griesa said he has no intention of replacing veteran litigator Daniel Pollack as special master in connection to the Argentina debt crisis, despite allegations by an attorney for the republic that the McCarter & English partner is biased.

Court Must Decide Whether Arbitration Applies to Class

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : August 01, 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled July 30 that a federal judge, not an arbitrator, should make the call on whether an agreement between individuals to arbitrate employment disputes should extend to classwide arbitration.

Fee Tracker: Comic-Con, Cooperstown and El Pollo Loco

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 30, 2014

Pillsbury Winthrop reaps the benefits from San Diego's Comic-Con, Patterson Belknap brings in the bacon from the Baseball Hall of Fame, Skadden's crazy chicken windfall and the dollar values associated with other Am Law 200 clients in our latest look at legal billings.

Federal Circuit Won't Rehear DataTern Case

Scott Graham : The Recorder : July 25, 2014

No votes to reconsider case at center of Rader/Reines imbroglio.

N.J. Appeals Court Orders $175K Frivolous Litigation Sanction

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : July 25, 2014

A New Jersey appeals court has ordered the plaintiffs in a business dispute to pay a $175,000 sanction for fees racked up by lawyers in two states battling what was determined to be frivolous litigation.

Mark Nikolsky

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 24, 2014

McCarter & English, Newark

Simone Wilson-Brito

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 24, 2014

McCarter & English, Newark