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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 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Pepper Hamilton has 508 attorneys and is the 80th 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
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.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 20, 2016
Pennsylvania Chief Justice Thomas G. Saylor has appointed five judges to serve as temporary justices on the state Supreme Court for the purpose of hearing just one case, the appeal of labor union leader John Dougherty in his defamation suit against a former newspaper columnist.
Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : April 20, 2016
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane withdrew a request to file a particular motion under seal Wednesday after one of her attorneys was admonished in a court order Tuesday for allegedly lying in an affidavit.
: The Am Law Daily : April 20, 2016
Before The American Lawyer's complete annual Am Law 100 report is released on April 25, take a peek at preliminary reporting on law firm financials from The Am Law Daily and its regional affiliates.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 20, 2016
A shift change at Jenner & Block; Duane Morris takes on 13 lawyers from two firms; DLA Piper partners form their own boutique; a Proskauer Rose litigator becomes CEO of a litigation financier; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 19, 2016
While labor union leader John Dougherty won his bid to have the Pennsylvania Supreme Court revive an appeal in his defamation suit against a former Philadelphia Inquirer columnist, recusals have left only two justices available to hear the case and have left all parties at odds over how to fill the empty slots.
: The Legal Intelligencer : April 18, 2016
Offit Kurman is set to host an all-day workshop to help employers manage unionized workforces on May 17.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 18, 2016
A four-lawyer team leaves Dykema Gossett to start their own shop; Norton Rose Fulbright nabs a dealmaker who nearly died in an African plane crash; a Seyfarth Shaw practice leader joins a high-profile boutique; and other notable additions from The Am Law 200.
Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : April 16, 2016
A Philadelphia judge has asked the state Superior Court to uphold his decision to toss a case claiming the weight-loss industry giant Nutrisystem stole trade secrets when developing a weight-loss smartphone application.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 15, 2016
Pepper Hamilton has ended all official ties to former FBI director Louis Freeh with the spinoff of the law firm's subsidiary, Freeh Group International Solutions.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 14, 2016
By all accounts, Reed Smith is in the driver's seat when it comes to merger discussions with Pepper Hamilton, but the former head of Pepper Hamilton's lucrative health effects litigation practice is said to hold the keys to her colleagues' future in a combined firm.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 13, 2016
Two longtime Am Law 100 partners start post-legal careers; Kirkland & Ellis hires in Germany; Orrick grows in Europe; Reed Smith makes moves amid merger talks; White & Case goes to Boston; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 12, 2016
A merger between two Pennsylvania-founded law firms could create a firm with more than 600 lawyers in the state and more than 2,000 worldwide if early-stage talks between Reed Smith and Pepper Hamilton result in a union. While news of a potential intrastate deal raised some eyebrows, many cited to both firms' need to grow either in terms of geography or practice depth, with the pharmaceutical, life sciences and corporate practices touted as some of the firms' mutual strengths.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 11, 2016
Hogan Lovells has expanded its small Philadelphia office with a trio of Pepper Hamilton corporate partners focused on the life sciences and food and beverage industries.
MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : April 08, 2016
Vanity Fair-like portraits. Profiles that convey spark and personality. Throughout The Am Law 200, firms are remaking their sites—to the tune of $200,000 to more than $1 million.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 07, 2016
Joe Foster, a longtime leader of White and Williams and an active member and mentor within the Philadelphia bar, has died at 87.
James H.S. Levine, Joanna J. Cline, Douglas D. Herrmann and Christopher B. Chuff : Delaware Business Court Insider : April 06, 2016
Over the past decade, parties have increasingly come to rely on extrajudicial methods of dispute resolution, frequently incorporating arbitration clauses into their agreements.
Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : April 06, 2016
Lynn Marks, the executive director of Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts, is stepping down from her post after 25 years at the helm of the court-watchdog organization. Marks is being succeeded by Maida R. Milone, an attorney with experience in managing for-profit and nonprofit organizations.
: New York Law Journal : March 30, 2016
New hires at K&L Gates, White and Case, Norton Rose Fulbright, and more.
: The Legal Intelligencer : March 30, 2016
This month's Philadelphia Bar Association board of governors meeting is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday in the 10th-floor boardroom at the bar association.
P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : March 28, 2016
A Pennsylvania federal judge has disallowed the taxation of $85,000 worth of visual aids developed for a patent infringement case between a pharmaceutical company and the Alzheimer's Institute of America.