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Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 614
  • Gross Revenues: $761,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,240,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $2,745,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 1

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy has 614 attorneys and is the 66th largest firm in the United States.  With $761,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 40th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2014 Global 100 survey, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy ranked as the 48th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, DC and NY.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 40 1 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 40 1 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 66 6 Lawyer head count
The A-List 4 4 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 15 2 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 17 -1 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 68 25 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 16 -4 Summer programs

In the News

Movers

: The National Law Journal : February 08, 2016

New arrivals, lateral moves, and promotions in this week's column.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : February 01, 2016

Four firms have added attorneys, while three firms and the Eastern District U.S. Attorney's Office announce promotions.

Law Firms Still Optimistic as Chinese Stock Markets Swoon

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : February 01, 2016

Even as the Chinese stock market bubble bursts, lawyers report that they're keeping busy with M&A, tech deals, and restructuring work. Don't count out Hong Kong IPOs, either.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 25, 2016

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.

The Asian Lawyer Announces Finalists for Asia Legal Awards 2016

The Asian Lawyer : The Asian Lawyer : January 25, 2016

For our third annual Asia Legal Awards, we have selected a short list of 27 categories of deals and matters from the region's leading firms and practitioners. Winners will be announced on Feb. 23 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : January 25, 2016

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

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : January 20, 2016

Latham & Watkins has added Louis Trotta, formerly of Goldman Sachs, as counsel; Milbank Tweed has elected four to the firm's partnership; Craig Levine has joined The Bronx Defenders as managing director of the Civil Action Practice and External Affairs; and more.

Milbank, Katten Lose Practice Leaders, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 18, 2016

Holland & Knight and Sidley Austin hire from Katten Muchin Rosenman and Milbank; a Skadden lawyer returns to public service; Allen & Overy hires in New York; King & Spalding takes two from Jones Day; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

In-House Counsel Profile: Siebert Brandford Shank & Co. LLC's Leslie Carey Kirk

Richard Acello : : January 18, 2016

Leslie Carey Kirk is general counsel at New York-based Siebert Brandford Shank & Co. LLC, the largest Latino, black and woman-owned municipal-bond firm on Wall Street.

Oncor CEO Bob Shapard Has Doubts About Ray Hunt's $18 Billion Bid

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : January 14, 2016

The top executive of Texas' biggest electricity delivery company, Bob Shapard, recently testified about his concerns related to Dallas billionaire Ray Hunt's bid to purchase Oncor at a recent hearing before the Public Utility Commission of Texas.

Nortel Fee Bonanza Continues as Creditors Square Off in NY

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : January 14, 2016

As creditors fight over Nortel Networks' $7.3 billion carcass, bankruptcy lawyers are feasting on the fees.

Dickstein's LA Leader Leaves Firm, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 10, 2016

An L.A. boutique adds four from Dickstein Shapiro; Barclays bags a Jenner & Block partner; Latham & Watkins lands a chief judge; Locke Lord hires from Volkswagen; Louis Freeh leaves Pepper Hamilton; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Apple Wins Patent Appeal Against NPE

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 08, 2016

Judge Rodney Gilstrap of the Eastern District of Texas erred when he overturned a jury's finding of invalidity after trial, the Federal Circuit ruled on Friday.

Tell Her She's a Star

Eve Birnbaum : The Careerist : December 30, 2015

Law firms shouldn't be afraid to identify and cultivate high-potential female associates.

County Clerk Looks Beyond 'The Way We've Always Done Things'

Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : December 28, 2015

When Milton Tingling became New York County clerk almost one year ago, he not only was the first black or first former judge to hold the position, he also was the first new clerk in almost half a century. But Tingling is undaunted by the challenges facing the office and is determined to update many time-honored ways of doing business.

Wanted: Women in Court

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : December 22, 2015

You can name top male criminal defense lawyers. Women? Not so much.

Big Deals

: The American Lawyer : December 21, 2015

No Bonus Bump From Davis Polk as Firm Follows Bellwethers

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : December 10, 2015

Davis Polk made waves last year by awarding higher bonuses to some midlevel and senior associates than other firms had announced just days before, but this year it's sticking with the crowd.

Bonuses and the Reality of Big Law Associate Compensation

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : December 08, 2015

Associates make gobs of money compared with the rest of the population, though the numbers don't look as good when law school debt is factored in.

Investment Bank Liable for Aiding Directors' Breach in Sale of Rural/Metro

Michael A. Riccardi : Delaware Business Court Insider : December 02, 2015

A Canadian investment bank was properly held liable for aiding and abetting a breach of fiduciary duty on the part of the board of directors of Rural/Metro Corp. in its acquisition by Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm, the Delaware Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday.

Milbank Grooms Midlevel Associates for Success at Harvard

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : December 02, 2015

Having to return to law school might sound like a nightmare to some associates, but for many at Milbank, it's a prized rite of passage.

Investment Bank Liable for Aiding Directors' Breach in Rural/Metro Sale

Michael A. Riccardi : Delaware Business Court Insider : December 02, 2015

A Canadian investment bank was properly held liable for aiding and abetting a breach of fiduciary duty on the part of the board of directors of Rural/Metro Corp. in its acquisition by Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm, the Delaware Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Monday.

A New Brazil Base for Paul Hastings, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Paul Hastings adds an energy and project finance partner to open in São Paulo; Hogan Lovells makes three new hires; Northwestern nabs a Jenner & Block practice leader; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

$1.1B Texas Pipeline Projects to Ship Gas to Mexico

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : November 20, 2015

The law firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy has advised an international bank syndicate in the more than $1.1 billion limited recourse project financing for a pair of natural gas pipelines that will run from a hub in southwest Texas to locations on the U.S./Mexico border.

K&L Gates Expands Abroad and Shutters in Spokane, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

New partners join K&L Gates in Sydney and Warsaw as the firm closes a U.S. office; Norton Rose Fulbright loses two practice leaders; Sutherland snags a Kaye Scholer project finance head; and other notable address changes from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Asian Lawyer Announces Winners for Emerging Markets Awards 2015

: The Asian Lawyer : November 18, 2015

Both regional and international firms alike took home trophies for their work on the most innovative and creative deals and disputes in Southeast Asia and India. Here's the full list of winners.

At Some Firms More Than Others, Women Lag Among New Partners

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : November 10, 2015

Just over a third of the U.S. lawyers promoted to partner by the country's largest firms last year were female, according to a new study, while several Am Law firms invited only men to the partner ranks.

Deal Watch: Wachtell, Linklaters Charge Up on Big Visa Buy

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : November 05, 2015

The Global 100 duo grabbed roles on a $23.3 billion deal by payment processing giant Visa.

Sanctuary for Families Awards

: New York Law Journal : October 29, 2015

Sanctuary for Families presented a leadership award to Rosemonde Pierre-Louis, New York City's senior advisor on gender equity, at its 13th annual Above & Beyond Pro Bono Awards. The organization also recognized firms for providing pro bono staffing to New York City's Human Trafficking Intervention Courts.

Goodwin Procter Latest Am Law 100 Firm to Earn ISO Security Certification

Ed Silverstein : Legaltech News : October 28, 2015

The firm, like a small number of others, was audited to ensure it complies with the global standard that demonstrates its security level on stored data.