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Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 592
  • Gross Revenues: $706,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,195,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $2,565,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 2

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy has 592 attorneys and is the 66th largest firm in the United States.  With $706,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 41st on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy ranked as the 49th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, London and NY.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 41 2 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 41 2 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

New General Counsel Lands at Aircastle

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : October 22, 2014

Christoper Beers is coming aboard as general counsel for Aircastle Limited.

RBC Capital Penalized $76M for Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Jeff Mordock : Delaware Law Weekly : October 22, 2014

In a case of first impression, the Delaware Court of Chancery has ruled that the Delaware Uniform Contribution Among Tortfeasors Act does not bar RBC Capital Markets LLC from collecting a settlement credit because other defendants in the Rural/Metro Corp. shareholder litigation settled with the plaintiffs.

Associates Class of 2014: R-T

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 17, 2014

The highlights the state's up-and-coming attorneys in the Associates Class of 2014.

Asia Deal Digest: Oct. 16, 2014

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : October 16, 2014

*Simpson Thacher, Sullivan & Cromwell lead two Tokyo IPOs worth $2.6 billion*Morgan Lewis guides Kazakhstan through its first dollar bond issue in 14 years*Skadden acts on the first listing by a Malaysian company in the U.S.

RBC Capital Penalized $76M for Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Jeff Mordock : Delaware Business Court Insider : October 15, 2014

In a case of first impression, the Delaware Court of Chancery has ruled that the Delaware Uniform Contribution Among Tortfeasors Act does not bar RBC Capital Markets LLC from collecting a settlement credit because other defendants in the Rural/Metro Corp. shareholder litigation settled with the plaintiffs.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : October 13, 2014

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

Do Foreign Firms Need a Hong Kong Law Practice?

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : October 13, 2014

The city's once-booming capital markets had prompted a big push into local law, but the slowdown that followed has forced at least one firm—Milbank—to reconsider. Still, others see value in the practice, though for different reasons. Here's why.

Asia Deal Digest: Oct. 9, 2014

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : October 09, 2014

*Five firms on Anbang Insurance's $1.95 billion purchase of the Waldorf Astoria New York*Ashurst advises state-run PT Pertimina on $2 billion acquisition of Murphy Oil's Malaysian assets*Herbert Smith Freehills guides Australia's Regis Healthcare on its recent IPO.

Former Mallesons, Milbank Partners Launch New Hong Kong Firm

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : October 08, 2014

Corporate lawyers Dieter Yih, Larry Kwok and Conrad Chan have joined forced to start a new boutique firm focusing on mergers and acquisitions and capital market deals.

King & Spalding Raids Bingham in London, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 07, 2014

Bingham McCutchen has one partner left in London following the departure of a restructuring specialist for King & Spalding, which lost the founder of its London office to General Electric. Meanwhile, Schiff Hardin heads to Dallas, along with other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Finalists Announced for The Asian Lawyer's Emerging Markets Awards

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : October 06, 2014

We've chosen a short list in 17 different categories for our inaugural awards recognizing the top matters and lawyers in Southeast Asia and India.

London Calling for US Firms, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 03, 2014

Gibson Dunn, Kaye Scholer and Paul Hastings all made major lateral hires in London this week by raiding their British brethren. The Am Law Daily looks at those moves and more in our latest tally of hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : September 29, 2014

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

Covington Chair Fights Subpoena

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : September 29, 2014

When you run Washington's largest law firm, being stuck in a courtroom for days waiting to testify via video in a trial in Boston is an unpleasant ­proposition. That's the situation facing Covington & Burling chairman Timothy Hester.

On The Move: Khayat Leaves King & Spalding to Start Solo Practice

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : September 23, 2014

Robert Khayat has left King & Spalding to open a solo litigation shop, The Khayat Law Firm.

Holder Wants Bigger Corporate Whistleblower Payments

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : September 18, 2014

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder called on Congress to offer whistleblowers who speak out against fraud at financial institutions more money as an incentive to come forward.

Asia Deal Digest: Sept. 18, 2014

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : September 18, 2014

*Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance on $916 million Laos hydropower project development and financing*Latham & Watkins advises Chinese private equity firm FountainVest Partners on its first U.S. investment*Cleary leads state-run Korea Development Bank's $750 million note issuance

Apple, HP Snag Attorney Fees From Repeat Patent Plaintiff

Scott Graham : The Recorder : September 17, 2014

U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken said Linex Technologies shopped the same "groundless claims" to different venues.

The American Lawyer Names Global Legal Awards Grand Prize Winners

Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : September 16, 2014

The American Lawyer announced Monday the winners of its Global Legal Awards grand prizes. In the climax of a thrilling event at Gotham Hall in New York City, four grand prizewinners were chosen from more than 270 nominations to be named as the year's best cross-border legal work across corporate, finance, disputes and citizenship.

Lure of the Legal Giants, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 07, 2014

Baker & McKenzie, Jones Day, Norton Rose Fulbright and Squire Patton Boggs all experienced churn to their robust partnership ranks in the first week of September; a high-profile in-house lawyer joins Ballard Spahr as a Bingham McCutchen partner heads the other way; and Milbank brings on a top federal prosecutor in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Milbank Taps Departing U.S. Prosecutor as Partner

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : September 04, 2014

Veteran prosecutor Antonia Apps is leaving the Southern District U.S. Attorney's office to join the global litigation department at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy.

Welcome, Freshmen! A New Class Leads Am Law 100 Firms

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : August 29, 2014

A remarkable transformation is taking place among The Am Law 100 as nearly one in four firms takes on a new leader.

Jones Day Nabs Shearman's LatAm M&A Head

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 27, 2014

Michael McGuinness, a corporate partner and former head of the Latin American M&A practice at Shearman & Sterling in New York, has left the firm for Jones Day, which over the past year has sought to slake its thirst for south-of-the-border clients by opening an office in Miami and making key lateral hires.

Global Legal Awards: Global Finance Deals of the Year

: The Am Law Daily : August 27, 2014

In this category, The American Lawyer's Global Legal Awards recognizes the 10 deals that best exemplify the challenges of transnational finance practice, from capital markets offerings to capital restructurings to infrastructure projects conceived on a vast scale.

The Churn: Bingham Tax Duo Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 15, 2014

Two more Bingham McCutchen partners depart in Washington, D.C., Jones Day loses two in the Midwest, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett hires in New York and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Dechert Gets License for Permission to Practice in Singapore

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : August 13, 2014

Dechert has officially been granted a license to practice law in Singapore, eight months after the firm applied for permission to practice in the country.

Dechert Gets License to Practice in Singapore

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : August 13, 2014

Dechert has officially been granted a license to practice law in Singapore, eight months after the firm applied for permission to practice in the country.

Dechert Gets License to Practice in Singapore

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : August 13, 2014

Dechert has officially been granted a license to practice law in Singapore, eight months after the firm applied for permission to practice in the country.

Asia Deal Digest: Aug. 7, 2014

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : August 07, 2014

*Milbank leads Tata Steel's first dollar-denominated bond sale, worth $1.5 billion*Ropes & Gray advises Macquarie fund on investment in New York Stock Exchange-traded JinkoSolar*Malaysia's Sona Petroleum taps Norton Rose Fulbright for oil concession purchase in Gulf of Thailand

Five Firms on Tata Steel's $1.5 Billion Note Issue

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : August 05, 2014

Milbank and Linklaters led the group on the Indian company's first dollar-denominated debt issue.