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- Designation: Philadelphia
- Head Count: 494
- Gross Revenues: $388,500,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $785,000
- Profits Per Partner: $1,025,000
- Year Over Year Change: -2
Pepper Hamilton is a Philadelphia-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Pepper Hamilton has 494 attorneys and is the 87th largest firm in the United States. With $388,500,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 82nd on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2014 Global 100 survey, Pepper Hamilton ranked as the 100th highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in CA, DC, DE, FL, MA, MI, NJ, NY, PA and VA.
In the News
Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : July 07, 2016
As law firms nationwide experience a record pace for mergers and acquisitions, Philadelphia-area firms have accounted for a significant share of the activity.
David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : July 01, 2016
How directly the decision may impact any particular political corruption case, including that of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez in New Jersey, is unclear. Criminal lawyers offer differing opinions.
Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : June 30, 2016
We asked several prominent Pennsylvania lawyers how they managed the stress of studying for the bar exam.
Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : June 27, 2016
New data on law firm mergers this year shows fewer international deals and a slowdown in major combinations.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 27, 2016
Several new recruits join Reed Smith; Latham & Watkins welcomes a former Sullivan & Cromwell partner in New York; Gibson Dunn grabs one and loses another; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
John Council : Texas Lawyer : June 16, 2016
Three women have filed a federal lawsuit against Baylor University in a Waco U.S. District Court, alleging that the university ignored their allegations of sexual assault while they were students.
Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : June 16, 2016
Dechert has raised its associate salaries across the country, starting at $180,000 for first-year associates.According to a memo obtained by The Legal, the new salary scale will be effective July 1. It includes salary increases for each class of associates, up to $315,000 for eighth-year associates and above.
The Legal Intelligencer : The Legal Intelligencer : June 16, 2016
Here are the 2016 Lawyers on the Fast Track.
Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : June 15, 2016
Labor leader John Dougherty will have to sit for a videotaped deposition under a ruling by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in which five of the seven partiicipants are temporary members of the high court because of recusals.
Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : June 14, 2016
A mother who lost custody of her children after she broke windows at their father's house and set fire to his clothes in the driveway should have received an evidentiary hearing, the state Court of Appeals has ruled.
Tom McParland : Delaware Business Court Insider : June 13, 2016
The Delaware Court of Chancery has disqualified a retired federal judge from serving as the sole member of parallel special litigation committees assessing derivative claims on behalf of two limited liability companies because he is not a manager of either entity.
Manny D. Pokotilow : The Legal Intelligencer : June 03, 2016
The 37th annual Philadelphia Bar Association 5K Charity Run/Walk took place May 15 with 1,300 participants either running or walking the 5K course. The race annually benefits the Support Center for Child Advocates' efforts to combat child abuse and to defend its unfortunate victims in Philadelphia.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 03, 2016
With Anheuser-Busch/InBev and SABMiller poised to create a beer industry giant, lawyers from several Am Law 200 firms have become founding members of a new nonprofit trade group for the craft beer industry.
Christopher B. Chuff, Joanna J. Cline, Douglas D. Herrmann and James H.S. Levine : Delaware Business Court Insider : June 01, 2016
On May 19, in Pell v. Kill, C.A. No. 12251-VCL, the Delaware Court of Chancery preliminarily enjoined certain directors of Cogentix Medical Inc. from completing a board reduction plan, under which such directors sought to reduce the size of the board from eight to five members.
John Council : Texas Lawyer : June 01, 2016
After being demoted last week from his job as Baylor University's president for not doing enough to stop rape on campus, Ken Starr has now announced that he's also leaving his job as the school's chancellor.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : May 31, 2016
From lawsuits alleging defamation to threats of physical violence from disgruntled employees, attorneys who conduct high-profile internal investigations face a bevy of risks as they delicately balance the needs of the client with what the public may come to learn.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : May 31, 2016
It would take a long trip down Legal affiliate The American Lawyer's diversity rankings to find a Pennsylvania-based law firm, but of the 16 firms in the state that were ranked based on percentages of minority attorneys, many saw notable improvements while a handful slid further down the ranks.
Tom McParland : Delaware Law Weekly : May 27, 2016
Of the nation's 100 top-grossing law firms, 21 operate offices in Wilmington, highlighting both the prominence of Delaware's legal market and the influence national firms have been able to exert in the First State.
JOHN COUNCIL : Texas Lawyer : May 26, 2016
Baylor University President Ken Starr, who is best known as the special prosecutor for investigating former President Bill Clinton's affair with an intern, was demoted from his job as president after the school's governing board found he didn't do enough to stop rape on campus.
John Council : Texas Lawyer : May 24, 2016
Baylor University President Ken Starr, who is best known as the special prosecutor for investigating former President Bill Clinton's affair with an intern, has reportedly been dismissed from his post by the school's Board of Regents—a move that shocked many prominent alumni of the school.
Sara J. Rose : The Legal Intelligencer : May 23, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court called it "a form of punishment more primitive than torture," but banishment, a government action that bars someone from living in a given area, is having a resurgence in Pennsylvania. Municipalities that want to keep out certain kinds of residents are turning to their rental ordinances to restrict who can live in their communities.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 18, 2016
A half-dozen big firms shuffled practice leaders within the past week; Skadden snags a high-profile arbitration expert in Hong Kong; the founding partner of Weil's Rhode Island office departs; and other notable laterals from throughout The Am Law 200.
Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : May 10, 2016
In a case where the appeal itself has become the source of questions over recusals and quorum, an attorney for labor union leader John Dougherty argued before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for new law to keep video depositions confidential, so they are not used for purposes other than litigation.
: The Legal Intelligencer : May 04, 2016
Jamie L. Augustinsky joined the Philadelphia office of Rawle & Henderson.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 26, 2016
Pepper Hamilton and Reed Smith's merger discussions, though still in the early stages, were moving along in a positive direction until, for reasons that remain unclear, they hit an abrupt speed bump the afternoon of April 22, sources familiar with the talks said.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 25, 2016
Ronald Cami heads to Davis Polk & Wardwell in Silicon Valley; Davis Wright Tremaine adds a former top federal prosecutor; another Bracewell partner departs; a new IP boutique forms inside the Beltway; and other key additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : April 25, 2016
As in years past, there are no New Jersey homegrown firms among the 100 highest-grossing in the U.S. But of list, released April 25 by Law Journal affiliate The American Lawyer, includes numerous firms with significant number of "boots on the ground" in the state.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 22, 2016
Pepper Hamilton and Reed Smith have ended merger discussions less than two weeks after the firms confirmed they were eyeing the possibility of joining forces.
David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : April 22, 2016
Even as the commodities market exhibits signs of revival, predictions have been proven true that plummeted prices would result in bankruptcies.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 22, 2016
Amid the slowest rate of revenue growth the Am Law 100 has seen in two decades save the Great Recession, Pennsylvania firms made strong gains in core financial metrics and great waves on this year's Am Law 100 rankings by Legal affiliate The American Lawyer.