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McCarter & English, LLP

  • Designation: Newark
  • Head Count: 373
  • Gross Revenues: $219,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $590,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $630,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -1

McCarter & English, is a Newark-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, McCarter & English, has 373 attorneys and is the 116th largest firm in the United States.  With $219,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 134th on The American Lawyer's 2015 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 200 134 -1 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

The Donald v. The World

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : July 27, 2015

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has a long track record as a litigant. A look at his forays in court shows a fondness for lawsuits at odds with GOP calls for tort reform.

2015 New Leaders of the Bar: The List

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 24, 2015

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.

People in the News - July 20, 2015 - Loscalzo to Receive PADC Award

: The Legal Intelligencer : July 20, 2015

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis partner Theresa E. Loscalzo is a recipient of the Pennsylvania Diversity Council's 2015 Most Powerful and Influential Woman Award.

Pa. Firms Announce Flurry of Lateral Hires

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : July 20, 2015

Pennsylvania law firms are doing some midyear hiring if the latest lateral partner announcements are any indication.

As Brown Rudnick Twists, Irish Eyes Shine on Mayer Brown

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 18, 2015

The story of Brown Rudnick's role in an Irish bailout deal gone bad took a new turn this week, while Mayer Brown landed a role in the U.S. bankruptcy of a disgraced Irish property baron whose wife was allegedly ripped off by a New York lawyer.

Superior Ct. Dismisses 11-Year-Old Fraud Case Against AstraZeneca

Gina Passarella : Delaware Business Court Insider : July 15, 2015

Almost 11 years after the suit was filed, a Delaware court has dismissed a class action against AstraZeneca over its alleged consumer fraud in the marketing of heartburn medication Nexium.

Justices: Whistleblower Law Protects 'Watchdog Employees'

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : July 15, 2015

The New Jersey Supreme Court has laid to rest the notion that the state law protecting whistleblowers doesn't apply to an employee whose essential function is to act as one.

More Shake-Up Among 'Second 20' Firms

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : July 10, 2015

As in past years, the margin for making or missing the second installment of the Law Journal's Top 40 was slim, and there was a greater degree of shake-up than in the first installment earlier this year.

Walker Inaugurated as President of Federal Bar Association

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 10, 2015

Karol Corbin Walker, a partner based in LeClairRyan's Newark office, was sworn in as the first African-American president of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey (AFBNJ) on June 18 at the organization's 39th annual Brennan Dinner, held at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. Plus more in this week's column.

Paul Hastings Poaches Foursome, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 01, 2015

A leading structured finance team leaves Ashurst for Paul Hastings; a Quinn Emanuel associate development director moves on; Dentons closes on a combination; DLA Piper bolts on a boutique Down Under; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Tax Exemptions for Hospitals in Question After NJ Ruling

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : June 30, 2015

A ruling withdrawing the property tax exemption for Morristown Memorial Hospital could compel challenges to other health care facilities' exempt status, attorneys said.

On the Move

: New Jersey Law Journal : June 26, 2015

Top Firms for Women for Equity and Power

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : June 19, 2015

Forty-four firms get WILEF's seal of approval.

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.

McCarter & English Starts Delaware-Based Lobbying Affiliate

Gina Passarella : Delaware Law Weekly : June 17, 2015

Newark, New Jersey-based McCarter & English has established a bipartisan government relations affiliate based out of Wilmington.


: The National Law Journal : June 15, 2015

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

O'Melveny and Pillsbury Departures Continue, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 14, 2015

Willkie Farr, Winston & Strawn and Sheppard Mullin make hires from two struggling firms with California roots; Blank Rome bolts on an IP boutique in Houston; Fried Frank loses its last partner in Asia; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Connell Foley Officially Returns to Newark

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : June 10, 2015

Connell Foley, making good on plans to reestablish a meaningful physical presence in the city it called home for nearly five decades, has opened the doors to its new office space in Newark.

Announcing the 2015 New Leaders of the Bar

: New Jersey Law Journal : June 09, 2015

Earlier this year, the Law Journal asked the New Jersey legal community to submit nominations for our annual New Leaders of the Bar. The nominations came pouring in, dozens upon dozens of them, all demonstrating the impressive work being done by young lawyers across the state.

Conn. Evidence Rules Updated To Include Texts, Computer Files and Other Digital Data

Thomas B. Scheffey : The Connecticut Law Tribune : June 08, 2015

New Haven Housing Court Judge Steven Ecker talks about how people in his courtroom often try to hand him their cellphones. Not to shoot a selfie or anything like that, but in an attempt to get a text message or other digital data introduced as evidence in their cases.

A No-Growth Year for Nation's Largest Law Firms

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : June 08, 2015

Less than 1 percent increase in total partners and zero expansion in associate ranks in 2014.

Overall Population Change at NJ Firms Trails National Average

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : June 08, 2015

Though nationwide lawyer head count was essentially flat last year, New Jersey firms still lost ground in a ranking of the most populous firms in the U.S.

Fighting to Win: A GC's View on Retaining Outside Counsel

Joseph Di Salvo : The Corporate Counselor : June 04, 2015

The most effective litigation management does not mean engaging an army of lawyers, but creating strong partners in smaller defense that can derail adversaries and protect clients' brand integrity.

Revenue & Census Changes at NJ-Based Firms*

: New Jersey Law Journal : May 29, 2015

Tracking revenue and census changes at New Jersey-based firms.

Revenue, Head Count Shrinking at Many Large NJ Firms

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : May 29, 2015

Though individual performance has varied greatly, a majority of New Jersey's largest homegrown firms took steps back in gross revenue and attorney head count last fiscal year, and a few are even behind where they were five years ago.

NJ Firms Stay Steady on Am Law 200

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

Once again just four New Jersey-based firms made the cut in the recently released Am Law 200, and none gained or lost significant ground in the rankings despite some revenue changes.

Lowenstein's Revenue Up 3.1 Percent, PPP Down 8.4 Percent

David Gialanella : The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

Lowenstein's edge is its focus on hedge fund and venture capital work.

Reed Smith Adds Seven as Sports Pro Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 24, 2015

A seven-partner team will open a new Frankfurt office for Reed Smith, which saw a top sports lawyer head for greener fields; Foley Hoag brings on Massachusetts' former attorney general; Cravath hires from Crowell & Moring; and more notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Litigation Department of the Year

: New Jersey Law Journal : May 21, 2015

We asked law firms across the state to tell us what makes their litigation departments the best: the big victories and important cases that demonstrate why clients choose them when litigation is on the table. The final list highlights firms' 2014 successes in the categories of general litigation, products liability, insurance, class action, employment and intellectual property.