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Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 177
  • Gross Revenues: $182,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,030,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,575,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 2

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler has 177 attorneys and is the 226th largest firm in the United States.  With $182,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 149th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, DC and NY.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 149 2 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 226 -10 Lawyer head count
The A-List 7 10 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 7 -3 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 88 22 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 21 -6 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

City Bar Rates COACandidates 'Well Qualified'

: New York Law Journal : December 19, 2014

The New York City Bar Association has given all seven candidates for the next opening on the state Court of Appeals "well qualified" ratings.

Novel Privilege Issue Raised in Suit Against Law Firm

: New York Law Journal : December 18, 2014

A malpractice case against Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis in Manhattan Supreme Court has raised a broader issue for large firms: whether communications between a firm's general counsel and its attorneys are privileged from clients.

Novel Privilege Issue Raised in Suit Against Law Firm

: New York Law Journal : December 18, 2014

Marketplace

Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : December 17, 2014

Rosenberg & Estis has acted on its real estate expertise with the expansion of its offices at 733 Third Ave. The firm, which has grown to 70 attorneys from 45 in 2012, renewed its lease for existing footage of 30,522 square feet, the entire 12th and 14th floors; plus expansion footage of the entire 19th floor.

Novel Privilege Issue Raised in Suit Against Law Firm

Christine Simmons : Commercial Litigation Insider : December 17, 2014

A malpractice case against Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis in Manhattan's Commercial Division has raised a broader issue for large firms: whether communications between a firm's general counsel and its attorneys are privileged from clients.

Bar Groups Rate Candidates for Court of Appeals Spot

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : December 16, 2014

Bar organizations rating the candidates from whom Gov. Andrew Cuomo will fill an upcoming opening on the Court of Appeals have found all seven candidates qualified for the court, though they differ as to their highest recommended nominees.

Schnader Faces Malpractice Suit From Ex-MasterCard Executive

Christine Simmons : Commercial Litigation Insider : December 15, 2014

A day after receiving a judge's approval, a former client of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis amended his malpractice suit against the firm to add an attorney-deceit claim under New York Judiciary Law Section 487. The judge, Acting Supreme Court Justice Melvin Schweitzer in the Commercial Division, then ordered Schnader to produce copies of internal documents that the firm claimed were privileged.

Med-Device Co.'s Obligation Grows to $80M Following Plea

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : December 09, 2014

A federal criminal investigation against Stryker subsidiary OtisMed Corp. over sales of an unapproved surgical product concluded on Dec. 8 with guilty pleas from the company and its former CEO, and their agreement to financial penalties that, together with the settlement of a related qui tam action, amount to more than $80 million.

Big Law Fumbles Are Focus at Federal Circuit

Scott Graham : The Recorder : December 05, 2014

In three cases, attorneys tried to get themselves—and their clients—off the hook after gaffes.

Panel Expands Privilege in Corporate Context

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : December 05, 2014

The First Department has ruled that a client who provides privileged communications to third parties having a "common interest" with the client is still protected, even though the common interest does not stem from common litigation or threat of litigation.

Panel Expands Privilege in Corporate Context

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : December 05, 2014

The First Department has ruled that a client who provides privileged communications to third parties having a "common interest" with the client is still protected, even though the common interest does not stem from common litigation or threat of litigation.

Federal Circuit Scraps $176M Covidien Patent Win

Susan Beck : The Litigation Daily : December 04, 2014

After more than a decade of litigation over a high- tech surgical knife, a unit of Johnson & Johnson has finally won a ruling that its device doesn't infringe a competitor's patent.

Akin Associate Prevails in Push for Cosby's Removal From Temple Board

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 04, 2014

Kerry Potter McCormick, an investment funds associate with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in New York, started a petition to have embattled comedian Bill Cosby removed from Temple University's board of trustees. Cosby, represented by high-profile Hollywood litigator Martin Singer, stepped down from the board this week, a move praised by the board's chair, Cozen O'Connor vice chair Patrick O'Connor.

Nominees Offered for Court of Appeals Vacancy

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : December 02, 2014

Five attorneys in private practice, Kathy Chin of Cadwalader, Hector Gonzalez of Dechert, Mary Kay Vyskocil of Simpson Thacher, Rowan Wilson of Cravath and Stephen Younger of Patterson Belknap, and two sitting judges, Fourth Department Justices Eugene Fahey and Erin Peradotto, comprise the list of candidates from which Gov. Andrew Cuomo must select a nominee to the state Court of Appeals.

Vikings Co-owners Seek Reversal of $103M Judgment

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : November 19, 2014

In New Jersey state court litigation that's spanned three decades, the Wilf family, co-owners of pro football's Minnesota Vikings, is making its case to upend an $103 million judgment against it last year for allegedly cutting off its business partners from the proceeds of a real estate deal.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : November 03, 2014

New arrivals and laterals in this week's column.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : October 31, 2014

Seven firms added new partners or attorneys.

Pro Bono Recognition

: New York Law Journal : October 29, 2014

As part of National Pro Bono Celebration Week, the New York State Courts Access to Justice Program, New York State Bar Association and the New York County Lawyers' Association honored attorneys from NYCLA's pro bono programs on Thursday.

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP v. Stewart

: New York Law Journal : October 29, 2014

Defendant Fails to Provide Reasonable Excuse for Delay in Answering Complaint

DLA Piper, Proskauer, S&C in Big Lights as NBA Season Begins

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 29, 2014

As the 2014-15 National Basketball season tips off this week, several Am Law 100 firms are getting in on some off-the-court legal action. DLA Piper has been retained to advise on a sale of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks, Sullivan & Cromwell is counseling the owner of the New York Knicks on a potential split of his company's operations and Proskauer Rose its representing the league itself on a landmark deal in Brazil. The NBA players union also filed its annual operating report, which details legal fees paid to Paul Weiss, Orrick, Steptoe, Weil and Winston & Strawn.

Who in Big Law Cut Checks for the Midterms?

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : October 28, 2014

The NLJ looks at how the legal industry supports certain interests and people, and where lobbying horsepower could focus in the coming years. In this report, we've highlighted midterm election contributions to three powerful members of Congress.

McGraw Hill Corporate Spying Case Heads to Second Circuit

Lisa Shuchman : The Litigation Daily : October 26, 2014

Does allegedly peeking at a competitor's wares to help you sell your own products count as corporate espionage or legitimate market research? The answer, as you might expect, is it depends.

Mintz Levin Looks to Poach Edwards Wildman IP Group

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 23, 2014

Ahead of a looming merger vote with Locke Lord, a 20-lawyer IP group from Edwards Wildman Palmer in Boston is poised to depart for Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo as a result of a conflict between their representation of a large pharmaceutical company and Locke Lord's work for a generic drug manufacturer.

A Sidley Partner's Quick Turnaround, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 21, 2014

Six weeks after joining Fried Frank, former Sidley Austin securities and derivatives enforcement head David Katz returns to the firm; Kirkland & Ellis makes two more high-profile additions; Schulte Roth snags Patterson Belknap's trusts and estates chair; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Ambac Loses Bid to Revive JPMorgan RMBS Contract Claims

Julie Triedman : The Litigation Daily : October 16, 2014

Siding with defense lawyers at Sullivan & Cromwell, an appeals court in New York affirmed a decision dismissing breach of contract claims by Ambac against EMC Mortgage, a Bear Stearns unit acquired by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Top Court to Examine Queens Pre-arraignment Interviews

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : September 17, 2014

The Court of Appeals will hear oral argument Thursday on a Second Department decision holding that such interviews undermined suspects' rights against self-incrimination, but the district attorney argues that hundreds of suspects have had charges and bail recommendations reduced as a result of the interviews.

Calif. Judge Warns Plaintiffs Lawyers About Fees in Class Action

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : September 03, 2014

A California federal judge has fired a warning shot at a cadre of plaintiffs lawyers, cautioning them not to regard their proposed class action against The Coca Cola Company as a way to pile up legal fees.

Marketplace

Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : September 03, 2014

Australia-based Servcorp, an international executive suites and virtual office provider, will be opening its fourth location in Manhattan at One World Trade Center.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : September 03, 2014

Among other recent announcements, Cole Schotz has added Brian Gardner, who will lead the New York construction litigation practice, and Eve Konstan has been named executive vice president and general counsel for HBO.

Rock On, Legal Tech Style

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : August 01, 2014

A legal technology band will rock the International Legal Technology Association annual meeting this month in Nashville.