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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

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

: 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.

Edwards Wildman Trio Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 28, 2014

Three more Edwards Wildman Palmer partners head elsewhere amid the firm's looming merger vote with Locke Lord; Kirkland's latest lateral raid targets Skadden; a Bingham McCutchen restructuring partner heads in-house; Tom Daschle joins forces with Baker Donelson; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Federal Judge Enjoins Sports Betting at NJ Racetrack

Michael Booth and David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : October 24, 2014

A federal judge has blocked New Jersey's latest effort to pave the way for sports wagering—at least for the time being.

Defense Questions Credibilty of SVS CEO in Acqui-Hire Trial

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : October 24, 2014

An attorney for PNY Technologies Inc. suggets plaintiff Lorenzo Salhi wasn't a factor in a big Cisco deal.

Lawyers Tell Dueling Stories in Trial Over Botched Aquihire

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : October 23, 2014

On the first day of a jury trial before San Mateo Judge Richard DuBois, attorneys advance differing views of 2011 deal between two tech companies.

Courts Up E-Filing Security to Shield Lawyers' Personal Data

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : October 23, 2014

The online portal attorneys use for their biannual registration and for electronic filing of case documents in state court is getting a security upgrade.

Mintz Levin Looks to Poach Edwards Wildman IP Group

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 23, 2014

Ahead of a looming merger vote with Locke Lord, a 20-lawyer IP group from Edwards Wildman Palmer in Boston is poised to depart for Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo as a result of a conflict between their representation of a large pharmaceutical company and Locke Lord's work for a generic drug manufacturer.

Covington Fends Off Contraceptive IP Challenge for Actavis

Julie Triedman : The Litigation Daily : October 22, 2014

In a big win for Actavis plc, the Federal Circuit on Wednesday reaffirmed a lower court decision that Actavis' patent for the popular low-estrogen birth control pill Lo Loestrin is valid and enforceable.

Law Firm Mergers Active in NJ and Beyond

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : October 21, 2014

With four moves announced in the last four weeks, New Jersey firms are mirroring what's reported to be a record pace of firm mergers and acquisitions nationally—and consultants say they expect the high level of activity to continue.

A Sidley Partner's Quick Turnaround, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 21, 2014

Six weeks after joining Fried Frank, former Sidley Austin securities and derivatives enforcement head David Katz returns to the firm; Kirkland & Ellis makes two more high-profile additions; Schulte Roth snags Patterson Belknap's trusts and estates chair; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Edwards Wildman's Tech Cochair Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 18, 2014

Another Edwards Wildman Palmer partner departs ahead of the firm's proposed merger later this year with Locke Lord; a Bingham partner heads to the FCC; Fried Frank and Kirkland & Ellis add a pair of new partners; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Startup CEO Takes PNY to Trial Over Soured Deal

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : October 17, 2014

Lorenzo Salhi's lawyers claim he's owed millions after PNY Technologies bought out his company and then cut him loose.

NJ Judge Finds No Infringement of Prevacid Patent

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : October 17, 2014

A federal judge in Trenton, N.J., has dismissed a patent infringement suit by Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. against a company seeking to produce a generic version of its Prevacid SoluTab heartburn drug.

Associates Class of 2014: R-T

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 17, 2014

The highlights the state's up-and-coming attorneys in the Associates Class of 2014.

2014 Pro Bono Award Winners

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 17, 2014

NJSBA honors two attorneys and a practice group for dedication to pro bono cases.

Associates Class of 2014: D-G

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 17, 2014

The highlights the state's up-and-coming attorneys in the Associates Class of 2014.

Associates Class of 2014: H-L

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 17, 2014

The highlights the state's up-and-coming attorneys in the Associates Class of 2014.

MDL Plaintiffs Claim Medical Device Co. Destroyed Evidence

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : October 16, 2014

Plaintiffs who claim medical device maker Zimmer sold them faulty hip replacements are asking a federal judge in Newark to impose spoliation sanctions against the company for allegedly destroying 5,500 examples of the device at issue.

Non-Signatory Beneficiaries Not Bound to Agreement

Jeff Mordock : Delaware Business Court Insider : October 15, 2014

Non-signatories to a contract are not equitably bound by the agreement even if they are direct beneficiaries, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has said in a precedential opinion.

New Jersey Firms Getting Their Share of Big-Name Clients

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : October 15, 2014

New Jersey homegrown firms are competing to represent the country's richest corporations in litigation matters, while outside firms with strong presences in the state are doing just as well if not better, a recent survey has shown.

AstraZeneca Prevails on Nexium Claims, Wins Costs

Amaris Elliott-Engel : The National Law Journal : October 14, 2014

Consolidated federal litigation over Nexium is dead after a California federal judge entered judgment in favor of AstraZeneca Pharmacueticals L.P. and McKesson Corp.

Camden Research Firm Sued by Michael J. Fox Foundation

Jennifer Genova and Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : October 13, 2014

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research is seeking damages over claims that negligence on the part of a Camden, N.J.-based genetic research firm led to the spoliation of important biochemical samples reserved for finding a cure for the disease.

People in the News - Oct. 8, 2014 - Donohue Joins Reed Smith

: The Legal Intelligencer : October 08, 2014

John P. Donohue joined Reed Smith as counsel in the firm's global regulatory enforcement group.

IMO Industries Inc. v. Transamerica Corporation

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 08, 2014

Final Judgment Setting Insurance Coverage for Asbestos Claims Affirmed

Women & Minorities at Large Firms

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 08, 2014

A look at women and minorities in large firms across N.J.

In-House at Large Public Companies

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 08, 2014

Chart tracking In-House Counsel at Large Public Companies.

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: New Jersey Law Journal : October 08, 2014

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People in the News - Oct. 7, 2014 - Magna Legal Services' 'Chopped' Competition

: The Legal Intelligencer : October 07, 2014

Magna Legal Services is bringing back its "Chopped" mock trial competition during Magna's seventh annual "Streamlining Relationships With Outside Counsel" event.

Top Honor Goes to Roseland Attorney Known for His Integrity and Service to the Bar

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 03, 2014

Justin P. Walder will receive this year's Daniel J. O'Hern Award from the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the law.

Universities Help Drive Need for Data-Security Advice

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : October 03, 2014

Data breaches at Target, Home Depot and more recently JPMorgan Chase have grabbed the biggest headlines this year, but threats aren't limited to for-profit entities, according to lawyers in a seemingly growing data-security practice area.