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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: N/A

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

Awards Presented at the State Bar Annual Meeting

: New York Law Journal : February 03, 2016

Honors and awards presented by the New York State Bar Association and its committees and sections during the annual meeting.

Holland & Knight Hires in Connecticut, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter and Christine Simmons : The Am Law Daily : February 01, 2016

The latest Dickstein Shapiro defectors are hired by Holland & Knight; Jones Day adds an IP trio; Kirkland & Ellis recruits a senior SEC official; Latham & Watkins lands a high-profile lateral in Germany; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Big Suits

Scott Flaherty and Jenna Greene : The American Lawyer : February 01, 2016

MBI International Holdings v. Barclays Bank; Depomed v. Horizon Pharma; Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham; Worldwide Consortium de Realisation v. Tapie.

Verdicts & Settlements

: The National Law Journal : February 01, 2016

A summary of the week's notable cases.

Houston Hiring Market Stays Hot, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 27, 2016

Paul Hastings and Kirkland & Ellis and several other big firms make key additions in Texas; Greenberg Traurig, Orrick and Sidley Austin keep hiring; Wilson Sonsini welcomes back a favorite son; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Janssen Says $3M Topamax Claim Is Pre-empted

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : January 27, 2016

In its bid to toss a $3 million verdict, Janssen Pharmaceuticals has asked the state Superior Court to find that federal law pre-empts a plaintiff's negligent failure-to-warn claims over the name-brand anti-seizure medication Topamax.

Barnes & Thornburg Bags Four From Top Chicago IP Shop

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : January 27, 2016

Having already hired a handful of litigators this week, Barnes & Thornburg dipped back into the lateral market Wednesday to snag four more partners for its IP practice from prominent Chicago-based boutique Brinks, Gilson & Lione.

Patterson Belknap Loses Products Pro to Barnes & Thornburg

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : January 26, 2016

After adding four litigators in Atlanta and Minneapolis, Barnes & Thornburg hired product liability expert James Murdica in Chicago from New York's Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler.

Panel Vacates Conviction on Speedy Trial Grounds

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : January 22, 2016

The First Department's ruling applied a recent Court of Appeals speedy trial case, 'People v. Sibblies', in holding that the prosecution's reasons for the delays that resulted in a 295-day period between the arrest and trial of Jesus Rodriguez were "illusory."

Library's Claim to Books Survives Timeliness Challenge

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : January 19, 2016

The ruling stems from a motion by a Nassau County woman who asked the court to declare her the rightful owner of books long-held in her family: a work book from Benjamin Franklin's print shop and seven rare bibles published between 1672 and 1861 that the New York Public Library says were stolen between 1988 and 1991.

On the Move

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 14, 2016

Greenberg Traurig Bolsters Corporate Practice. Gibbons Promotes Government Affairs Lawyer. Brach Eichler Adds Counsel in Employment Group. Weber Gallagher Adds Associate.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : January 14, 2016

Harris Beach has opened a second office, Albany Law School has a new associate dean for strategic initiatives and information systems, and several firms and the Eastern District U.S. Attorney's office announce promotions.

Court of Appeals Candidates Are Deemed Qualified

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : January 07, 2016

Bar associations in New York agree that all seven candidates for the seat on the Court of Appeals are qualified to serve, though some of the groups feel some are slightly better qualified than others.

Justices End Pa. Bid to Reinstate $80M Drug Case

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : December 24, 2015

Likely ending the Pennsylvania state government's bid to reinstate nearly $80 million in damages against two pharmaceutical giants, the state Supreme Court has affirmed a lower court's holding that, while the companies “willfully violated” consumer protection laws, the state is not entitled to damages.

Panel Recommends 7 Nominees for Court of Appeals

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : December 23, 2015

Four practitioners, two appellate judges and the general counsel to the Manhattan district attorney are candidates for an associate judge seat on the New York Court of Appeals.

Star Clients, Bold Headlines: Litigators' Intriguing Cases

Am Law Daily Staff : The American Lawyer : December 21, 2015

Celebrity clients and high-profile cases come with the territory when you're one of the nation's top litigation teams. Here are headline-grabbing suits from among 108 contest submissions for our Litigation Department of the Year awards.

Shout-Out: Willkie Farr Makes a $10B Save for Barclays

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : December 11, 2015

With $10 billion on the line, Willkie Farr & Gallagher lawyers delivered a major win for Barclays Bank PLC, securing complete dismissal of a suit brought by a Saudi Arabian real estate developer.

Patterson Belknap Launches Patent Decisions Blog

Ian Lopez : Legaltech News : December 10, 2015

The blog provides info on NY patent decisions hours after issuance.

Wyndham Settles Feds' Suit Over Customer Credit Card Hacks

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : December 09, 2015

The Federal Trade Commission has reached a settlement with Wyndham Hotels and Resorts on charges that the company's security practices exposed a half-million customers' personal information to hackers in a series of cyber-attacks.

Claims in Saudi Suit Against Barclays Found Untimely

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : December 08, 2015

A $10 billion suit against Barclays Bank brought by a Saudi Arabian real estate developer has been dismissed on statute of limitations grounds by a Manhattan Commercial Division judge.

Recognition for Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : December 04, 2015

Among other honors, Donald Francis Donovan has been elected president of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration, Children's Rights presented its Champion Award to Alan Myers, and New York Lawyers for the Public Interest honored Jennifer Parish at the 2015 Felix A. Fishman Awards Luncheon.

Cuomo Names Westchester DA Chief Judge

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : December 02, 2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that he has nominated the "tremendously qualified" Janet DiFiore to succeed Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, who is retiring Dec. 31.

7 Numbers to Know: Legal Weighs in on Tech

Ian Lopez : New Jersey Law Journal : November 24, 2015

A look at the numbers behind prevailing legal attitudes toward technology.

7 Surveys to Know: Legal Weighs in on Tech

Ian Lopez : Legaltech News : November 20, 2015

LTN's coverage on the numbers behind the prevailing legal attitudes toward technology.

Shareholder Cybersecurity Lawsuits Expected to Increase in 2016

Trudy Knockless : Legaltech News : November 18, 2015

Almost 90 percent of 276 board members think companies should be held liable for security breaches in the event reasonable care is not taken to protect customer data.

Plaintiff Wins Verdict For Risperdal Complication

: The Legal Intelligencer : November 17, 2015

A Philadelphia jury awarded $1.75 million to a plaintiff who alleged that taking the antipsychotic drug Risperdal caused gynecomastia, a condition in which boys grow excessive breast tissue.

Women's Bar Lists Ratings of Chief Judge Candidates

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : November 13, 2015

The Women's Bar Association of the State of New York has given its highest rating to four of the finalists for the state's next chief judge: Janet DiFiore, A. Gail Prudenti, Rowan Wilson and Stephen Younger.

Lippman Pro Bono Award Debuts

Rick Kopstein, Photographer : New York Law Journal : November 12, 2015

The Legal Aid Society presented the first Jonathan Lippman New York Pro Bono Publico & Public Service Law Firm Award to Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler during the Society's annual pro bono publico awards ceremony Monday at the Prince George Ballroom.

Bar Groups Rank the Candidates for Chief Judge

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : November 12, 2015

The New York State Bar Association, which was among several bar groups that weighed in, said that all seven candidates nominated to become New York's next chief judge are qualified for the job, though it found three candidates stood out.

Three Charged In Historic Bank Data Breach

Ed Silverstein : Legaltech News : November 11, 2015

The latest information links the trio to the massive 2014 hack of JP Morgan Chase & Co.