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McCarter & English, LLP

  • Designation: Newark
  • Head Count: 374
  • Gross Revenues: $233,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $625,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $670,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

McCarter & English, is a Newark-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, McCarter & English, has 374 attorneys and is the 112th largest firm in the United States.  With $233,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 128th on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CT, DC, 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 200 128 6 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 116 2 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 85 -13 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard NR N/A Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Discrimination Ruling in Raymours Seen as Having Strong Ripple Effect

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : June 27, 2016

A crackdown by the Supreme Court of New Jersey on employers who shorten the two-year limitations period on discrimination claims will have wide application, some employment lawyers say they expect.

NJSBF officers named

: New Jersey Law Journal : June 17, 2016

Bar foundation announces new officers

Attorney Gets Reprimand for Drafting Rowland Consulting Contract

MICHELLE TUCCITTO SULLO : The Connecticut Law Tribune : June 16, 2016

A Branford attorney who was accused of preparing a bogus contract to conceal former Gov. John Rowland's involvement in a congressional campaign has received a reprimand. A three-member reviewing panel of the Statewide Grievance Committee imposed the sanction on Christian Shelton, who may continue to practice law.

Am Law 'Second Hundred' Lacking in Delaware Presence

Tom McParland : Delaware Business Court Insider : June 03, 2016

While Am Law 100 firms register a massive presence in Delaware, the nation's next 100 highest grossing firms operate far fewer offices in Wilmington, highlighting the challenging dynamics of a market weighted toward serving big corporate clients.

People in the News—June 2, 2016—Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg

: The Legal Intelligencer : June 02, 2016

Ronald J. Patterson, co-chair of the ­zoning and land use practice group at Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg, was appointed chairman of the Drexel Alumni real estate group.

Revenue Climbs for Most Top 20 Firms

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : May 27, 2016

The middle ain't a bad place to be—a saying that perhaps has yet to be coined, but certainly applies to New Jersey firms and branches that find themselves in the middle ranks of the Law Journal's annual survey of top-grossing firms.

Phila. Court Cues Up Appeal Over Risperdal Punitive Damages Issue

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : May 25, 2016

A Philadelphia judge has urged the state Superior Court to affirm a $500,000 verdict awarded last year to a man who allegedly suffered excess growth of breast ­tissue as a result of taking the ­antipsychotic drug Risperdal.

NJ Firms Gain Ground on Am Law 200 and Two Rejoin the Ranks

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : May 25, 2016

Six New Jersey-homegrown firms made the cut for The American Lawyer's recently released rankings of the top-grossing. All four making return appearances improved their standing, while two others returned to the list after missing the cut in recent years.

Methodology: Diversity Scorecard

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016

Practice Leaders Pick Up Stakes, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

A half-dozen big firms shuffled practice leaders within the past week; Skadden snags a high-profile arbitration expert in Hong Kong; the founding partner of Weil's Rhode Island office departs; and other notable laterals from throughout The Am Law 200.

Asset Valuation

: New York Law Journal : May 16, 2016

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, "Value of Trademarks Takes on Increased Importance," "Valuing Investments in Companies That Have Gone Dark," "Legal Issues and Valuation of Tangible Assets, Patents and Copyrights" and "Building the Better Buy-Sell Agreement."

Pharma Patent Battles Seeing Steep Increase

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : April 26, 2016

The number of patent litigation filings related to new drug applications before the FDA, known as ANDA filings, increased dramatically in 2014-15.

Law Tribune Announces Lawyer of the Year Finalists

: The Connecticut Law Tribune : April 26, 2016

For several months, we asked bar members to submit nominations for attorneys who have had significant achievements in the law — ranging from litigation success to leadership in law firms and bar groups — since the beginning of 2015.

The $38 Million CEO Who Out-Earned His Florida Software Company Last Year

Caleb Melby and Alicia Ritcey, Bloomberg News : Daily Business Review : April 23, 2016

Support for Ultimate's pay practices have averaged just 66 percent in the past five years, the kind of level that typically triggers company boards to reconsider.

Calendar

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 22, 2016

Please note that calendar events must be received in writing by this office no later than TUESDAY morning, six days prior to the Monday issue in which the calendar item is to appear.

NJ Class Suits Over E-Commerce Disclaimers Causing Stir

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : April 20, 2016

Companies engaged in e-commerce in New Jersey are being hit with class action suits claiming their terms of service violate a state consumer protection law enacted when Ronald Reagan was president—and the litigation is causing concern in the business community.

Supreme Court Affirms Dismissal of AstraZeneca Class Action

Tom McParland : Delaware Law Weekly : April 20, 2016

The Delaware Supreme Court last week upheld the dismissal of a 12-year-old class action accusing AstraZeneca of consumer fraud, saying the group of third-party payor health insurers could not claim injury under applicable state laws.

German Merck Hits Back in US Merck's Trademark Suit

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : April 15, 2016

The German drugmaker Merck KGaA has denied claims by the Kenilworth-based Merck & Co. that it has infringed on the American company's trademark.

Calendar

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 15, 2016

Please note that calendar events must be received in writing by this office no later than TUESDAY morning, six days prior to the Monday issue in which the calendar item is to appear.

Conn. Law Firms Appoint Leaders, Announce New Hirings

LAW TRIBUNE STAFF : The Connecticut Law Tribune : April 14, 2016

LeClairRyan taps Conn. attorney to run national litigation department

Flagstar Bank F.S.B. v. Director, Div. of Taxation

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 13, 2016

Corporate Business Tax Applies to Mortgages by Multi-State Banks

People in the News—April 11, 2016—American Civil Liberties Union

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 09, 2016

The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania's Greater Philadelphia chapter is set to host its annual meeting 6:30 p.m. April 21 at the Moore College of Art and Design, 1916 Race St., Philadelphia.

Play Ball! Baseball Season Brings More Big Fees for Big-League Firms

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 05, 2016

Sidley Austin, McCarter & English and Winston & Strawn are among a dozen legal advisers providing outside counsel and arbitration services to the Major League Baseball Players Association, according to a recent Labor Department filing.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : April 04, 2016

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

London Calling for Two Big Firms, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 31, 2016

Boies Schiller and Cooley bulk up their nascent outposts in London; Gordon Rees and Shipman & Goodwin grow in New York; Hogan Lovells hires four in Australia and an ex-New York prosecutor; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

People in the News—March 30, 2016—Philadelphia Bar Association

: The Legal Intelligencer : March 30, 2016

This month's Philadelphia Bar Association board of governors meeting is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday in the ­10th-floor boardroom at the bar association.

Approved Opinions for the Week of March 28

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 24, 2016

More Notable Laterals: The Runners-Up

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : March 22, 2016

Aside from the list of top lateral hires, a number of attorneys made moves worth noting in 2015.

Clock Winds Slowly in New York Giants Memorabilia Suit

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : March 22, 2016

When Eric Inselberg first filed his suit, pro quarterback Peyton Manning was preparing to play in Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium, home field to Manning's brother and the NFL organization Inselberg claims passed him bogus "game-worn" memorabilia for sale to collectors.

New Partners

: The Legal Intelligencer : March 22, 2016