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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, 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 200 134 -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


: New Jersey Law Journal : October 02, 2015

NJ Foreclosure Firm Still Operating but Winding Down

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : September 30, 2015

Weeks past its expected closing date, New Jersey foreclosure firm Zucker, Goldberg & Ackerman remains in operation, though at a much-diminished capacity.

Law Tribune Announces New Leaders of Law Award Winners for 2015

: The Connecticut Law Tribune : September 30, 2015

The judges have spoken and the Connecticut Law Tribune is proud to announce its New Leaders of the Law for 2015. For the first time, we recruited members of the legal community to rate our nominees. Our desire was to get a fresh perspective on exactly what traits and achievements enable attorneys who are under 40 years old to rise above their peers.

Big-Name Clients Engaging NJ Firms for Litigation Work

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : September 25, 2015

New Jersey firms once again have a presence in an annual survey of which firms are getting the call to advise the country's top-earning corporations in litigation matters.

Lawyer Faces Possible Discipline for Drafting Rowland Consulting Contract

Michelle Tuccitto Sullo : The Connecticut Law Tribune : September 23, 2015

A grievance panel has found probable cause that Branford attorney Christian Shelton knowingly participated in preparing a "sham or bogus" contract intended to deceive the public regarding the involvement of former Gov. John Rowland in a recent congressional campaign.

The Top 20 Personal Injury Awards

Juliette Gillespie : New Jersey Law Journal : August 27, 2015

New Jersey's Top 20 personal injury recoveries this year were, overall, much lower than last year's.

Hedge Fund Appeal Denied in Tribune Media Bankruptcy Case

P.J. D'Annunzio : Delaware Business Court Insider : August 26, 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has denied the appeal of a hedge fund vying for litigation that could leave it with more money than it is on track to receive in the Tribune Media Co. bankruptcy case.

The Dilly in Philly: Clement v. Olson

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : August 26, 2015

It was the legal equivalent of the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao matchup: in one corner, the 42nd solicitor general of the United States, Theodore Olson. In the other, the 43rd SG, Paul Clement, plus a team from Skadden. Clement scored the KO before the Third Circuit, beating an attempt by the state of New Jersey to legalize sports betting.

McManimon Scotland Tops Reshuffled Bond-Counsel Rankings

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : August 21, 2015

So far this year, government bond issues in New Jersey have increased in number but decreased in value when compared with the first half of 2014. Bond counsel rankings, meanwhile, have experienced some shake-up.

Leslie Takes Center Stage as New Dean of Cardozo

Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : August 20, 2015

Melanie Leslie, the new dean of Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, didn't move to New York City more than 30 years ago to become a lawyer—unless she was playing one on TV. But after several years of trying to make it in show business, Leslie realized she wanted devote her time to something that was more intellectually stimulating.

$30M Hacking Case Signals NJ Prosecutors' Cybercrime Push

Zack Needles : New Jersey Law Journal : August 14, 2015

Former New Jersey federal prosecutors said the recent indictments in the largest known computer hacking and securities fraud scheme are a testament to the way New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman has made cybercrime a top priority by partnering both with fellow law enforcement agencies and the private sector.

On the Move

: New Jersey Law Journal : August 13, 2015

Justices: Homeowners' Association Has Sidewalk Liability

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : August 12, 2015

Condominium homeowners' associations can be held liable for injuries caused by poorly maintained sidewalks owned by the associations, the New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled.

Major Firm Adds Partners to Employment Practice

Law Tribune Staff : The Connecticut Law Tribune : August 10, 2015

Summertime is generally a slow one for law firm hirings and promotions. But several Connecticut firms have released announcements regarding professional staff in recent weeks. Those include McCarter & English, which has bolstered its labor and employment practice with two attorneys, one in Hartford and the other in Stamford.

Highway Worker's On-the-Job Injury Yields $2.65 Million in Middlesex Co.

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : August 07, 2015

A Keyport man will receive $2.65 million in his suit, as compensation for injuries he received when he was struck by a pickup truck. Plus more in this week's column.

Morgan Lewis Wants Arb Award Confirmed in Ex-Partner Beef

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : August 07, 2015

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius is seeking confirmation of an arbitration award in a dispute between the firm and a former partner who had previously been alleged to have assisted a plaintiff in an intellectual property case against longtime Morgan Lewis client Apple.


: The National Law Journal : August 03, 2015

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

EPA's Inaction Not A Bar to State Claims Over Mislabeled Appliances

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : August 03, 2015

A class action claiming Whirlpool Corp. falsely labeled appliances with the Energy Star insignia is not pre-empted by the Environmental Protection Agency's failure to impose penalties in the case, a federal judge in Newark has ruled.

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.