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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

Law Tribune Announces Litigation Departments of the Year Winners

: The Connecticut Law Tribune : March 05, 2015

The Connecticut Law Tribune received an unprecedented number of entries in the general litigation categories and in practice area categories that included appellate, employment, family and insurance law.

Sandusky Accuser Seeks Spanier's Testimony in Civil Suit

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : March 03, 2015

An alleged victim who is suing Penn State over sexual abuse by Jerry Sandusky has asked a Philadelphia judge to compel the deposition testimony of former university President Graham Spanier in the civil case.

Adderall XR Suit Seeks to Halt Drugmaker's Generic Version

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : February 27, 2015

The maker of Adderall XR has filed suit in Camden, New Jersey, federal court over a generic drugmaker's application to make its own version of the popular Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder drug.

Conn. Product Liability Attorneys Jump to National Firm

Staff Reports : The Connecticut Law Tribune : February 26, 2015

Two product liability attorneys who recently won a high-profile case have joined the Connecticut office of Gordon & Rees as partners.

For Companies, Cybersecurity Is a Cost-Benefit Analysis

David Gialanella and Gina Passarella : New Jersey Law Journal : February 26, 2015

As companies come to terms with cybersecurity risks, they're faced with questions of how to address them—and how much it's all going to cost.

Snowy Weather Has Firms Implementing Work-From-Home Policies

Jay Stapleton : The Connecticut Law Tribune : February 25, 2015

Work-disrupting storms have become such frequent events this winter that many Connecticut lawyers have begun planning client meetings around the icy weather.

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

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : February 24, 2015

Increased deal-making has meant a second straight year of solid revenue growth at Lowenstein Sandler, though profitability headed in the opposite direction—something the firm chalked up to reinvestment.

Data Breaches Bring Business to Cybersecurity Practices

Jay Stapleton : The Connecticut Law Tribune : February 18, 2015

At this moment, hackers are looking for a chance to steal sensitive and classified information from a computer near you. Maybe even your information.

AG Ordered to Explain Denial of Records Related to NYPD Spying

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : February 17, 2015

A New Jersey appeals court has ordered the state Attorney General's Office to provide more detailed reasoning as to why it refused to comply with an open public records request filed by a Muslim advocacy group that wants information regarding the office's investigation into surveillance operations conducted by New York City police on Muslim groups in New Jersey.

AstraZeneca Appeals Judge's Invalidation of Asthma Drug Patent

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : February 17, 2015

Drugmaker AstraZeneca filed an appeal on Feb. 16 of a U.S. district judge's ruling invalidating its patent for Pulmicort Respules, a drug for treatment of asthma in children.

The Cost of Cybersecurity: Risks and Responses on the Rise

Gina Passarella and David Gialanella : The Legal Intelligencer : February 17, 2015

Editor's note: This is the third installment of a series on cybersecurity published in conjunction with Legal affiliate New Jersey Law Journal.

Calendar: February 16, 2015

: New Jersey Law Journal : February 13, 2015

Calendar of events.

Cybersecurity Practices Booming in Era of the Breach

Gina Passarella and David Gialanella : The Legal Intelligencer : February 10, 2015

Editor's note: This is the second installment in a series done by The Legal and affiliate New Jersey Law Journal on how general counsel and law firms are tackling the issue of cybersecurity.

West Coast Firm Sedgwick Moves on from Newark-Based Chair

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : February 09, 2015

When Sedgwick elected a new chair recently, it was to replace Michael Tanenbaum, a lawyer who found himself in the unusual position of managing a large San Francisco-based firm out of its Newark branch.

Squire Patton Boggs Health Care Leaders Defect, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 08, 2015

Jones Day and Polsinelli pick up a pair of Squire Patton Boggs health care practice leaders; Dickinson Wright and Jackson Lewis prepare for new offices; Paul Weiss picks up a top federal prosecutor; Willkie Farr makes another hire in Houston; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Calendar: February 9, 2015

: New Jersey Law Journal : February 06, 2015

Calendar of events for the week of Feb. 9.

Client Cybersecurity Demands Drive Burgeoning Practices

David Gialanella and Gina Passarella : New Jersey Law Journal : February 06, 2015

Firms that developed specialized practices in advance of last year's barrage of data breach headlines said they're feeling the increase in demand for cybersecurity counsel.

GCs Play Growing Role in Managing 'Super Risk' Issue of Cybersecurity

Gina Passarella and David Gialanella : The Legal Intelligencer : February 03, 2015

As general counsel combat the constant threat of data breaches, their companies' information security officers are the most likely colleagues on speed dial.

Wrongly Convicted Inmate Awarded $6 Million in Compensation

Karen Ali : The Connecticut Law Tribune : February 02, 2015

When Kenneth Ireland was initially released from prison in 2009 after serving 21 years behind bars, he had trouble making a living. But it wasn't for a lack of effort.

Exonerated Ex-Inmate Awarded $6 Million From State

KAREN ALI : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 31, 2015

A man who was wrongfully imprisoned for 21 years for the rape and killing of a mother of four has been awarded $6 million from the state of Connecticut.

Judge Deems Legal Fees Charged in Asbestos Cases Reasonable

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 30, 2015

In recommending $8.8 million in legal fees for 14 law firms, including Sidley Austin, DLA Piper and Nixon Peabody, Southern District Magistrate Judge James Francis said that a reasonable billing rate "need not be the lowest possible rate, but, rather, must merely fall within a range of reasonableness."

When Your Data Goes Viral: Insurance for Data Breaches

Sherilyn Pastor and Kelly Lloyd : E-Commerce Law & Strategy : January 29, 2015

There are traditional insurance products that may provide a policyholder with insurance coverage for data breaches, and some newer products available for these risks.

Calendar: February 2, 2015

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 29, 2015

Events scheduled for the week of Feb. 2 and beyond.

Outside Counsel 'Experts' Needed for Cybersecurity, GCs Say

David Gialanella and Gina Passarella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 29, 2015

The threat of data breaches is a top concern for law departments, in-house lawyers have said—and they're looking to outside counsel to assume the role of trusted advisor in one form or another.

Firms Use Technology to Plow Through Snow-Related Closures

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

The looming snowstorm—though it turned out to be much milder than expected—prompted New Jersey firms and branches to close early on Jan. 26 and stay closed the next day. But the ability to work remotely meant it was business as usual for most firms.

Suit Claiming Faulty Dishwasher Caused Fatal House Fire Yields $8.7 Million

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 23, 2015

An appliance manufacturer and an appliance repair company agreed to an $8.7 million settlement Jan. 13 in a Monmouth County, N.J., suit over a fatal house fire.

Calendar: January 26, 2015

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 22, 2015

Calendar of events for the week of January 26.

Siga to Appeal $194.6M Award in Smallpox Vaccine Dispute

Gina Passarella : Delaware Business Court Insider : January 21, 2015

The Delaware Court of Chancery granted a final award and judgment of $194.6 million in a contract dispute over the development of a smallpox vaccine.

Court Mulls Whistleblower Protection for 'Watchdog Employees'

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : January 20, 2015

In a case being closely monitored by the business community, the New Jersey Supreme Court is considering whether so-called "watchdog employees" can be protected by the state's whistleblower law if they are fired for, in essence, doing their jobs.

D.C. Moves

: The National Law Journal : January 19, 2015

Lateral moves at D.C. firms.