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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: N/A

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

Former Bankruptcy Judge Steckroth Picked for Zucker Probe

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : February 08, 2016

Donald Steckroth, who spent 14 years presiding over bankruptcy matters in New Jersey, has been selected to look into allegations of misconduct in connection with the bankruptcy of Zucker, Goldberg & Ackerman.

Judge Orders Examiner in Zucker Goldberg Bankruptcy Case

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : February 03, 2016

The judge overseeing the liquidation of New Jersey foreclosure firm Zucker, Goldberg & Ackerman has directed the U.S. Trustee Program to appoint a third-party investigator to the case—a measure the firm and its creditors agreed upon despite repeatedly locking horns.

People in the News—Feb. 2, 2106—Stradley Ronon

: The Legal Intelligencer : February 02, 2016

Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young partner Jeffrey McFadden is set to be a panelist at the Health Care Compliance Association's Managed Care Compliance Conference Tuesday in Las Vegas.

Mass Layoffs Unlikely in NJ, but 'Rightsizing' Never Ends

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 29, 2016

New Jersey firms haven't replicated the recent mass layoffs at Reed Smith, and don't appear poised to, but that doesn't mean they're not taking a hard look at expenses—including personnel.

Houston Hiring Market Stays Hot, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 27, 2016

Paul Hastings and Kirkland & Ellis and several other big firms make key additions in Texas; Greenberg Traurig, Orrick and Sidley Austin keep hiring; Wilson Sonsini welcomes back a favorite son; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

U.S. Merck Battles German Merck Over Use of Name

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : January 21, 2016

Merck & Co. has filed a trademark infringement suit in federal court in Newark against a German drugmaker with a similar name and a common heritage.

On the Move

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 15, 2016

Chiesa Shahinian Names Managing Member. Drinker Biddle Adds Litigation Partner.

People in the News—Jan. 15, 2016—Flaster Greenberg

: The Legal Intelligencer : January 15, 2016

Scott C. Oberlander joined Flaster Greenberg as an associate in its litigation department.

Third Party to Investigate Zucker Goldberg Bankruptcy

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 15, 2016

After days of fighting between failing foreclosure firm Zucker, Goldberg & Ackerman and its creditors, the two sides have agreed to have an examiner appointed to the case.

Calendar

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 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.

Combat With Creditors Stymies Zucker Goldberg Bankruptcy

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 13, 2016

In a bankruptcy matter that has turned out to be far from smooth, Zucker, Goldberg & Ackerman and its unsecured creditors are trading volleys over the New Jersey foreclosure firm's liquidation plan.

People in the News—Jan. 11, 2016—Verga joins Capehart Scatchard

: The Legal Intelligencer : January 11, 2016

Brittany A. Verga joined Capehart Scatchard's health care and estate and trust administration departments in its Mount Laurel, New Jersey, office.

High Court OKs $113M Award Over Abortive Merger, Licensing Talks

Michael A. Riccardi : Delaware Business Court Insider : December 30, 2015

The Supreme Court of Delaware has upheld an award of $113 million in expectation damages to a biotech company over a prospective acquirer's bad faith in merger and licensing negotiations.

Employment Lawyer Named Federal Magistrate in Conn.

CHRISTIAN NOLAN : The Connecticut Law Tribune : December 22, 2015

A well-known Connecticut employment lawyer has been chosen to become a magistrate judge in U.S. District Court in Connecticut.

Firm Split-Ups and Lateral Moves Highlight 2015

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : December 22, 2015

If, as the song goes, breaking up is hard to do, 2015 was a challenging year for firms that dissolved, reconstituted, saw partners part ways, or otherwise experienced change. Blockbuster mergers and acquisitions were lacking. But, as was the case elsewhere, firms were active, and high lateral mobility, an industry trait for several years, remained on full display.

Jury Finds for Plaintiff in Risperdal-Related Claims

: The Legal Intelligencer : December 22, 2015

A Philadelphia jury awarded $500,000 to the plaintiff in the fourth Risperdal trial to go to a verdict in the county's related mass tort.

Glasscock Orders Release of $1.65M in Escrowed Funds

Tom McParland : Delaware Business Court Insider : December 16, 2015

The Delaware Court of Chancery has ordered the defendants in a contract dispute to pay the plaintiffs more than $1.65 million in escrowed funds ahead of a trial set for March.

Jury Awards $500K in Risperdal Case

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : December 11, 2015

A Philadelphia jury awarded $500,000 on Dec. 11 to the plaintiff in the fourth Risperdal trial to go to a verdict.

Closing Arguments Made in Risperdal Trial

Max mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : December 11, 2015

Altered testimony, allegedly hidden statistics and the enlarged breasts of a boy throughout his high school years were the focus of contentious closing arguments in the ongoing Risperdal trial.

After Hours

: New Jersey Law Journal : November 25, 2015

Lomurro Raises $25K in Charity Golf Outing. Podvey Meanor Wins 2015 Essex County Lawyers League Softball Championship. Mignogna Receives ABA Appointment. Terranova Appointed to District Fee Arbitration Committee. Costa Speaks at Employment Practices Conference.

People in the News - Nov. 24, 2015 - Leppo Presents Seminar

: The Legal Intelligencer : November 24, 2015

McNees Wallace & Nurick attorney Shawn Leppo presented "Design Patents and More," a live and simulcast seminar hosted by the Ben Franklin Venture Investment Forum.

Calendar Through Dec. 22

: New Jersey Law Journal : November 24, 2015

Please send items to New Jersey Law Journal, P.O. Box 20081, Newark 07101, Attention: CALENDAR, or jerway@alm.com.

Drugmakers Clash Over Right to Sell Purple Pills

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : November 20, 2015

AstraZeneca is seeing red because a generic drugmaker picked purple as the color for its version of blockbuster heartburn drug Nexium. AstraZeneca obtained a temporary injunction from a federal judge in Delaware Nov. 6 barring the sale of the generic version of Nexium made by Dr. Reddy's Laboratories because it was sold in purple capsules—the same color as Nexium. Then, on Nov. 18, Dr. Reddy's brought its own suit in federal court in Trenton.

Janssen Faces Contempt Hearing On 'Reanalysis' Docs

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : November 17, 2015

At a contempt hearing Monday during a Risperdal-related trial, a Janssen Pharmaceuticals employee testified it is unlikely the company would be able to produce "any and all" documents related to a "reanalysis" of data that has become a point of contention in the litigation.

Conn. Contractor Sues University for Terminating $81M Science Building Contract

CHRISTIAN NOLAN : The Connecticut Law Tribune : November 16, 2015

Calendar

: New Jersey Law Journal : November 13, 2015

Court Reinstates Sandusky's Pension

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : November 12, 2015

Convicted serial child molester Jerry Sandusky should receive a pension despite his criminal conviction, the Commonwealth Court has ruled.

Atlantic Health and Morristown Settle Tax Fight for $15.5M

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : November 11, 2015

A case that called into question the tax-exempt status of hospitals has settled, with the owner and operator of Morristown Medical Center agreeing to pay the town $15.5 million.

Calendar

: New Jersey Law Journal : November 06, 2015

People in the News - Nov. 4, 2015 - McCarter & English Adds Richard F. McMenamin

: The Legal Intelligencer : November 04, 2015

McCarter & English added Richard F. McMenamin as special counsel in the Philadelphia office.