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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

$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.

The Asian Lawyer Announces Finalists for Emerging Markets Awards 2015

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : October 21, 2015

We've broadened the scope for our second annual awards recognizing the top matters and lawyers in Southeast Asia and India, bringing the total number of categories to 25 from 17.

American Law Firms Raise Their Bets on Germany

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : October 04, 2015

U.S. firms have adopted ambitious growth strategies in Germany, shaking up that country's lateral market.

Sullivan & Worcester Bolts On Boston Shop, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Boston-based Greene & Hafer partners up with Sullivan & Worcester; Greenberg Traurig grows in Texas; Paul Weiss welcomes a “Rising Star”; Skadden snags a new Paris tax head; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

OAD to Present Gould Award to Halligan and Naftalis

Melissa Hoffmann : New York Law Journal : September 30, 2015

The Office of the Appellate Defender will host the 22nd annual First Monday in October fundraising event on Oct. 5 at the NYU School of Law. Caitlin Halligan of Gibson Dunn and Gary Naftalis of Kramer Levin will present arguments based on 'Evenwel v. Abbott', a voting rights case pending in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Big Canadian Suits

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : The American Lawyer : September 28, 2015

Bell / NFL v. CRTC; Re Nortel Networks Corp.; Dunkin' Brands Canada Ltd. v. Bertico

DLA Piper Doubles Hamburg Size With 20-Lawyer Raid

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : September 24, 2015

The global legal giant has brought on a team of lawyers from British firm Bird & Bird in the German city, the latest in a series of local mass lateral hires by Am Law 100 firms.

K&L Gates Grabs London Tax Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 22, 2015

After a few months of partner losses, K&L Gates has been on a hiring spree in September, but some firm lawyers continue to find new homes; Morgan Lewis lands a former NLRB member; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Summer Associates Say Choate Hall, Kaye Scholer Are Tops

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : September 14, 2015

And Orange County, California, ranks as the best place to work, according to The American Lawyer's 2015 Summer Associate satisfaction survey.

Movers: A National Roundup of Laterals and New Arrivals

: The National Law Journal : September 14, 2015

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

In-House Counsel Profile: ViaSat Inc.'s Keven Lippert

Richard Acello : The National Law Journal : September 07, 2015

"The key thing is to understand the business and the industry you're in — that's how you show your value."

What It Takes to Win—and Keep—Clients in Asia

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : September 07, 2015

We spoke to twenty veteran lawyers in Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore about their secrets for keeping Asian clients happy. What they told us will surprise you.

On the Move

: The Recorder : August 31, 2015

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

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : August 25, 2015

Among other announcements, commercial banking attorney Christopher Palmer has been named managing partner of Garden City-based Cullen and Dykman.

K&L Gates Grows Despite Losses, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 25, 2015

K&L Gates offsets a series of partner departures with hires in Dallas and Asia; Ashurst brings back a private equity pro from Skadden; Boies Schiller bags one from Cravath; a McKenna Long founder decamps; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.


: The National Law Journal : August 24, 2015

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

Midlevel Associates, In Demand and Loving It

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : August 24, 2015

Most respondents said they were billing more and commanding higher rates.

Growing German Market Spurs Latest Latham Lateral Raid

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : August 18, 2015

In the the latest example of U.S. firms with merit-based compensation systems poaching from their lockstep Magic Circle rivals, Latham & Watkins has hired another partner in Germany from Clifford Chance.

Rouse Adds Patent Partner in Beijing

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : August 17, 2015

Erick Robinson most recently worked as Qualcomm's director of intellectual property in India.

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : August 13, 2015

A round-up of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.

INADMISSIBLE: Trial Lawyer Billy Martin's Next Steps

: The National Law Journal : August 10, 2015

The firms around him have merged, failed and moved, but celebrity trial lawyer William "Billy" Martin hasn't changed his practice. Plus more in this week's column.

Morning Wrap: Idaho Farm Surveillance Law Ditched | NSA's New General Counsel | Feds v. Feds at SCOTUS

Mike Sacks : Legal Times : August 04, 2015

A bipartisan group of senior administration officials, including high-ranking Justice Department lawyers, is urging the Supreme Court to take up a prosecutorial misconduct case. A federal court on Monday struck down Idaho's prohibition on undercover videos of factory farms. And Glenn Gerstell, formerly the managing partner of the Washington office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, was sworn in Monday as general counsel to the National Security Agency. This is a news roundup from ALM and other publications.

Merry-Go-Round at Milbank, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 04, 2015

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy brings on a Jones Day M&A duo in New York, as the firm watched two others head for the door; Morrison & Foerster adds a pair from Crowell & Moring; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Jones Day Nabs Pair of Big Mining and Media Bankruptcies

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 03, 2015

Bankruptcy filings might be down 12 percent over the past year, according to a recent report released by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, but Jones Day has landed key roles on two new notable filings on the business bankruptcy docket.