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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

Firms Use Technology to Plow Through Snow-Related Closures

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 28, 2015

The looming snowstorm—though it turned out to be much milder than expected—prompted New Jersey firms and branches to close early on Jan. 26 and stay closed the next day. But the ability to work remotely meant it was business as usual for most firms.

Suit Claiming Faulty Dishwasher Caused Fatal House Fire Yields $8.7 Million

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 23, 2015

An appliance manufacturer and an appliance repair company agreed to an $8.7 million settlement Jan. 13 in a Monmouth County, N.J., suit over a fatal house fire.

Calendar: January 26, 2015

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 22, 2015

Calendar of events for the week of January 26.

Siga to Appeal $194.6M Award in Smallpox Vaccine Dispute

Gina Passarella : Delaware Business Court Insider : January 21, 2015

The Delaware Court of Chancery granted a final award and judgment of $194.6 million in a contract dispute over the development of a smallpox vaccine.

Court Mulls Whistleblower Protection for 'Watchdog Employees'

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : January 20, 2015

In a case being closely monitored by the business community, the New Jersey Supreme Court is considering whether so-called "watchdog employees" can be protected by the state's whistleblower law if they are fired for, in essence, doing their jobs.

D.C. Moves

: The National Law Journal : January 19, 2015

Lateral moves at D.C. firms.

Davis Polk Partner Decamps, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 16, 2015

A Davis Polk & Wardwell corporate partner in Silicon Valley leaves the firm to return to the business side; Greenberg Traurig grows in Mexico City; Hogan Lovells expands in Vietnam; Wilmer adds a new lobbying cochair and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Vaccine Contract Dispute Could Reach $194.5M Resolution

Gina Passarella : Delaware Business Court Insider : January 14, 2015

Drug manufacturer PharmAthene Inc. is seeking Delaware Court of Chancery approval of a more than $194.5 million judgment against a company with which it developed a smallpox vaccine.

Suit Against Finnegan Could be Patent-Practice Game Changer

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 13, 2015

Massachusetts Supreme Court seeking amicus briefing on whether firms should be conflicted out of prosecuting patents for industry competitors.

People in the News - Jan. 13, 2015 - LMA 2015 Chapter Leadership Lineup

: The Legal Intelligencer : January 13, 2015

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel partner Stephanie J. Sprenkle was elected to the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Philadelphia board of directors.

NJ Keeping Pace with National Firm Merger Trend, Report Finds

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 07, 2015

Law firm combinations last year, while falling short of 2013's historic levels, still remained more plentiful than they've been in preceding years—and New Jersey firms made their share of moves.

Samsung, LG Lose Bid to Toss Touch Screen Patent Lawsuit

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : January 05, 2015

Defense lawyers at Greenberg Traurig and Rothwell, Figg Ernst & Manbeck failed to deflect allegations by plaintiff FlatWorld Interactives that Samsung and LG infringed a patent related to "throwing" an image from a touch screen by swiping quickly.

New Rules Clarify Requirements for Pro Bono Exemptions

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : January 05, 2015

Rule changes aimed at helping New Jersey lawyers fulfill their annual pro bono obligations kicked in at the start of the new year.

Legal Business: Climate Unsettled

Katelyn Polantz and Andrew Ramonas : The National Law Journal : December 29, 2014

2014 was tumultuous for law firms — several didn't live to see 2015, or held on via mergers.

Barbarians at the Gate: Is Conn. Under Invasion Threat?

Peter A. Giuliani : The Connecticut Law Tribune : December 29, 2014

Here come the newcomers to Connecticut. In recent months, Philadelphia's Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, the international firm of Locke Lord Edwards and Maine's Verrill & Dana have invaded the state.

Law Firm Expansions and Other Moves Abound in 2014

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : December 24, 2014

Illustrated by a period in which four law firm expansions became public in as many weeks, New Jersey's legal industry was active with mergers, acquisitions, defections and lateral moves in 2014.

The NJSBA Year in Review

: New Jersey Law Journal : December 23, 2014

A look at the achievements and successes of the New Jersey State Bar Association in 2014.

Cross-Examination

: New Jersey Law Journal : December 05, 2014

Talking green banks and renewable energy

People in the News - Dec. 4, 2014 - Puskar Joins Barley Snyder

: The Legal Intelligencer : December 04, 2014

Amy M. Barca and Alyse D. Goldstein joined Capehart Scatchard's workers' compensation department in its Mount Laurel, N.J., office.

Judge Nixes $105M Award, Citing New IP Case Law

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : December 01, 2014

A California federal judge has set aside a $105 million award to electronics component maker Power Integrations Inc. based on a recent appellate court ruling on royalty damages.

Hudson County Jury Awards $5.8M for Construction Site Accident

: New Jersey Law Journal : November 26, 2014

A worker who sustained back and leg injuries in a work site fall was awarded $5.8 million by a jury, though the actual recovery will be lower as per a high-low agreement.

People in the News - Nov. 19, 2014 - Roderick to Speak at Growth Capital Summit

: The Legal Intelligencer : November 19, 2014

Mark Roderick, a shareholder with Flaster Greenberg, is set to join a panel of crowdfunding experts at the Growth Capital Summit, scheduled from 2 to 6:30 p.m. today in Washington, D.C.

New Hires Boost Ranks at Conn. U.S. Attorney's Office

Isaac Avilucea : The Connecticut Law Tribune : November 17, 2014

The U.S. Attorney's Office in Connecticut has hired seven attorneys, including the newest arrival, U.S. Assistant Attorney Avi Perry, since lifting an employment freeze earlier this year. Avi, a former associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York, started working in the office's financial fraud and public corruption unit on Nov. 17.

Representing Corporate New Jersey

: New Jersey Law Journal : November 14, 2014

A chart of 114 law firms used most frequently by 30 New Jersey companies.

District Judge Grants Remand in Giants Memorabilia Suit

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : November 11, 2014

In what's been a drawn-out jurisdictional battle, a New Jersey federal judge has decided that a lawsuit by a former sports memorabilia dealer against the New York Giants belongs in state court.

Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc. v. Dir., Div. of Taxation

: New Jersey Law Journal : November 06, 2014

Tax Payment Not Required for Unreasonable Exception to Corporate Business Tax

Jury Sides With PNY in Acqui-Hire Fight

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : November 03, 2014

Arnold & Porter's David Reis, who represents PNY, said testimony from the company's CEO was pivotal.

Steptoe Duo Decamps, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 01, 2014

A Steptoe & Johnson crisis manager joins a spin shop, while a former special counsel quietly departs; Kirkland adds another Skadden partner; King & Spalding brings on Bobby Jindal's brother; Baker & Hostetler bags three across the country; a Bingham IP star departs; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

People in the News - Oct. 31, 2014 - Pietragallo Gordon Elects Brecht to Partner

: The Legal Intelligencer : October 31, 2014

Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti elected Pamela Coyle Brecht to partner.

DLA Piper, Proskauer, S&C in Big Lights as NBA Season Begins

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 29, 2014

As the 2014-15 National Basketball season tips off this week, several Am Law 100 firms are getting in on some off-the-court legal action. DLA Piper has been retained to advise on a sale of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks, Sullivan & Cromwell is counseling the owner of the New York Knicks on a potential split of his company's operations and Proskauer Rose its representing the league itself on a landmark deal in Brazil. The NBA players union also filed its annual operating report, which details legal fees paid to Paul Weiss, Orrick, Steptoe, Weil and Winston & Strawn.