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Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 179
  • Gross Revenues: $189,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,055,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,625,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -6

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler has 179 attorneys and is the 224th largest firm in the United States.  With $189,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 155th on The American Lawyer's 2015 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 200 155 -6 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

Verizon, Cablevision Settle Advertising Dispute

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : October 02, 2015

Cablevision and Verizon agreed to settle hard-fought litigation over advertising claims they made about their Internet service, according to court papers.

Kenyon Leader Takes Helm at Time of Transition

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : September 24, 2015

Kenyon & Kenyon's new managing partner, Edward Colbert, takes over at a time of partner exits and lower demand for litigation. He acknowledges that changes in patent law have affected his firm's revenue but expects the firm to grow by focusing on all areas of intellectual property law.

IP Shops See Partners Depart, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 15, 2015

Finnegan Henderson and Kenyon & Kenyon, two top IP-focused firms, see partners peel away on both coasts; Gibson Dunn grows in London; Morgan Lewis adds an Islamic finance expert; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Fee Tracker: Football's Big Bills, ICANN and Alfred Mann

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 11, 2015

As football season begins, a look at the fees accrued by lawyers litigating for the NCAA and NFL; Jones Day's ICANN-related fees; Cleary Gottlieb grabs $25 million for its Puerto Rican restructuring work; and other notable disbursements from throughout Big Law.

$30M Hacking Case Signals NJ Prosecutors' Cybercrime Push

Zack Needles : New Jersey Law Journal : August 14, 2015

Former New Jersey federal prosecutors said the recent indictments in the largest known computer hacking and securities fraud scheme are a testament to the way New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman has made cybercrime a top priority by partnering both with fellow law enforcement agencies and the private sector.

Cablevision's 'Liar Campaign' Blocked by TRO

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : August 13, 2015

In a hard-fought case over claims made by Cablevision and Verizon while advertising their Internet services, a magistrate judge has temporarily blocked Cablevision from accusing Verizon of dishonesty.

Feds Charge 32 With Hacking Press Info for Insider Trading

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : August 12, 2015

In the largest operation of its kind, the federal government smashed a global ring of hackers and stock traders who were trading on inside information contained in corporate press releases.

Antitrust Bill Would Expand Whistleblower Protections

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : August 07, 2015

The U.S. Senate has passed a bill increasing protections for third-party whistleblowers who report criminal antitrust activity to the U.S. Department of Justice.

State Bar Chooses Members to Study NY Constitution

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : July 28, 2015

The New York State Bar Association has announced the makeup of a 25-member committee that will study whether New Yorkers should authorize a statewide convention in 2017 to consider changing the state Constitution.

'Best Firms' Report Shows Top 50 Shops for Women

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : July 28, 2015

A select group of Am Law 200 firms are among those touted by Working Mother magazine and consulting firm Flex-Time Lawyers for their annual look at the 50 best firms for women, based on metrics like family-friendly policies and percentage of female partners.

Introducing the 2015 A-List

Jim Schroeder : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

Paul Hastings keeps its top spot in The American Lawyer's latest survey of the best of the best in Big Law.

The A-Team

Kim Kleman, editor-in-chief : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

The overall scores in our yearly A-List survey keep rising. But even among A-Listers, there's room to improve.

A-List 2015 Winners: Behind the Scores

Jim Schroeder : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

Who's Up, who's down, and how so many of the same A-List winners keep managing to come back for more.

Counterfeiter Gets Green Card After Evading US Lawsuits

: The Associated Press : July 13, 2015

This could be the story of an American dream. An immigrant family builds a successful business and buys a four-bedroom house in a quiet neighborhood with good schools for their young son. But not all is as it seems on the steep, curving streets of San Diego's Rancho Penasquitos. A 45-year-old Chinese woman, Xu Ting, lives in a brown shingle house with a weedy driveway. She has been sued for counterfeiting by eight luxury brands, including Gucci and Louis Vuitton, and owes Chanel Inc. $6.9 million in damages. None of this has stopped her from becoming a legal permanent resident of the United States and achieving a comfortable suburban life.

In Unsealed Documents, Cosby Admits Giving Drugs to a Woman

Lizzy McLellan, Gina Passarella and Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : July 06, 2015

A federal judge has unsealed a number of documents revealing information about Bill Cosby's 2006 settlement with Andrea Constand over allegations of sexual assault and other claims.

Law Clinics Answer the Call

Karen Sloan : The National Law Journal : July 06, 2015

The number of law school clinics and pro bono projects addressing veterans' unmet legal needs has exploded.

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : June 24, 2015

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law reviews "South Tower Residential Board of Managers of Time Warner Center Condomium v. The Ann Holdings,” where the court allowed the plaintiff board to exercise its right of first refusal and assign the right to purchase to a third party; and "Deutsche Bank National Trust v. Husband," a foreclosure action where it was found the lender failed to act in good faith.

Subpoena of Cosby Settlement Put on Hold

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : June 15, 2015

It will not be known whether three women suing Bill Cosby for defamation can obtain information about the comedian's confidential 2006 settlement until a judge decides whether the case should be dismissed.

MFY Celebrates 52 Years

: New York Law Journal : June 12, 2015

MFY Legal Services recognized Patterson Belknap and Paul Weiss for their long-term commitment to working with MFY to secure justice for adult home residents at its annual gala dinner benefit Wednesday.

IPR Puts Biotech in the Crosshairs

Irena Royzman and Zhiqiang Liu : Corporate Counsel : June 12, 2015

A forum to invalidate patents is now being used on biotech firms.


: The National Law Journal : June 08, 2015

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

IRS Data Breach—a 'Teachable Moment' for Government Agencies

Chris DiMarco : Legaltech News : May 29, 2015

Internal reports show that cybersecurity budgets within the IRS were insufficient and the fallout of failure could change its priority in government organizations.

The Am Law 200 Second Hundred: The Financial Report

Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

The group showed improvement, but its results lagged behind The Am Law 100's.

A Few Good Women

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

The number of female equity partners at Am Law 200 firms has been stagnant for a decade. Is it time for quotas?

Data Breach Rocks the Internal Revenue Service

Chris DiMarco : Legaltech News : May 27, 2015

The IRS estimates that $50 million in fraudulent refunds were issued as a result of compromised tax returns affecting 100,000 U.S. households.

Co-Managing Partner Leaves For New Firm

Jennifer Henderson : New York Law Journal : May 21, 2015

Craig Newman, the former co-managing partner of Richards Kibbe & Orbe and member of its executive committee, has moved to fellow New York-based firm Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler.

Gordon Silver's Last Name Partner Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter and Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : May 19, 2015

Dickinson Wright hires a name partner from struggling Las Vegas legal mainstay Gordon Silver; Jones Day hires a Kelley Drye & Warren practice leader; Sidley Austin snags two partners in Houston and Singapore; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Richards Kibbe Managing Partner Jumps to Patterson Belknap

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : May 19, 2015

Craig Newman, former co-managing partner of Richards Kibbe & Orbe, has made the move to fellow New York-based firm Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler. Newman will serve as a partner in Patterson Belknap's litigation department and will lead its privacy and data security practice.

Bus Collision With Corrections Vehicle Yields Settlements of $1.5M, $750K

: New Jersey Law Journal : May 15, 2015

Two Hudson County corrections officers injured when their van was struck by a New Jersey Transit bus settled for a total of $2.25 million.

Catholic Newspaper Weighs In On Supreme Court Lethal Injection Case

Tony Mauro : Supreme Court Brief : April 28, 2015

For more than 50 years, the National Catholic Reporter has covered issues of interest to American Catholics from the sidelines. But the newspaper has stepped into the legal debate over capital punishment by filing a brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to find Oklahoma's lethal injection protocol unconstitutional.