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- Designation: Philadelphia
- Head Count: 508
- Gross Revenues: $384,500,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $755,000
- Profits Per Partner: $945,000
- Year Over Year Change: 1
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 $384,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 80th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking. The firm has offices in CA, DC, DE, FL, MA, MI, NJ, NY, PA, SC and VA.
In the News
Jennifer Henderson : The American Lawyer : June 29, 2015
Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : June 26, 2015
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled that the Supreme Court's 2013 ruling in FTC v. Actavis, which allowed antitrust suits over reverse cash payments by drug manufacturers to keep generic versions of their products off the market, also applies to non-cash settlements of such disputes.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 23, 2015
A month after opening a second office in Los Angeles, Sidley Austin raids Paul Hastings for a real estate pro; Proskauer Rose picks up a regional private equity head from Baker & McKenzie; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : June 18, 2015
Linda Dale Hoffa, a longtime prosecutor with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the state Attorney General's Office, will soon join Dilworth Paxson to co-lead the firm's corporate investigations and white-collar practice.
Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : June 17, 2015
A federal judge's ruling denying a motion by U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez to relocate his corruption trial from Newark to Washington, D.C. isn't a major setback for the lawmaker, several observers said.
P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : June 17, 2015
As new lawsuits continue to emerge over the May 12 Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, motions have begun to surface and a firm representing Amtrak has entered its appearance.
Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : June 16, 2015
A former oil company executive who had faced 20 years in prison for bribing a Colombian government official has been sentenced to probation after a co-defendant who testified for the prosecution admitted giving false testimony.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : June 16, 2015
Attorney head count among Pennsylvania's largest firms has fluctuated in the first six months of the year from as much as a 9.3 percent increase to an 11.2 percent decline, according to a review of statistics tracked by ALM's RivalEdge.
P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : June 15, 2015
Punitive damages could not be awarded in a bad-faith case against Allstate Insurance Co., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled in an opinion predicting Pennsylvania state law.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 11, 2015
With the NLJ 350 inspiring law firms to size up their competitors this week, we took a look at the Am Law 200 firms that saw their legal ranks fluctuate the most through the first six months of 2015.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : June 10, 2015
Mergers and group departures had significant impacts on Pennsylvania firms' head count numbers—in both growth and decline—in 2014, according to data reported by Legal affiliate The National Law Journal.
Amaris Elliott-Engel : Delaware Business Court Insider : June 10, 2015
Two former professional hockey players and a dozen other shareholders in a Mexican oceanside development property are entitled to access documents protected by attorney-client privilege after being left in the dark about the management of the company, a Delaware Court of Chancery master has recommended.
: The Legal Intelligencer : June 09, 2015
Tucker Arensberg attorney Scott R. Leah was elected by the membership of the Allegheny County Bar Association for a three-year term to the Judiciary Committee.
P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : June 09, 2015
U.S. District Judge Legrome D. Davis of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania—who has been tapped to preside over cases stemming from last month's Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia—is the right person for the job of handling the complexity of disaster litigation, according to those who know him.
Richard Acello : The National Law Journal : June 08, 2015
Asked what part of the job he likes best, he said, "Feeling like I'm a part of the team that's building a great company."
: The National Law Journal : June 08, 2015
Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.
Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : June 05, 2015
Gregory Weisman, the former general counsel of PetroTiger, has testified that he participated in a secret deal with sellers of a company who offered kickbacks to Weisman and PetroTiger's then-CEO.
Francis J. Lawall and Lesley S. Welwarth : The Legal Intelligencer : June 05, 2015
Over the last few years, bankruptcy attorneys and constitutional scholars have anxiously waited for clarification as to the scope of a bankruptcy court's authority to adjudicate certain state law claims. Now, restructuring practitioners are breathing a sigh of relief after last week's U.S. Supreme Court's decision in , 575 U.S. __ (2015), which, subject to litigant consent, allows a non-Article III bankruptcy judge to issue a final judgment on a claim that otherwise could only have been resolved in the district court.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : June 04, 2015
Only two of the 17 Pennsylvania-based law firms included in Legal affiliate The American Lawyer's rankings of firms based on minority attorneys came in above the national average of 14.4 percent and none could be found in the top 50 of the rankings.
James H.S. Levine, Joanna J. Cline and Christopher B. Chuff : Delaware Business Court Insider : June 03, 2015
Section 18-802 of the Delaware LLC Act provides that a member or manager may petition the Court of Chancery for dissolution of a Delaware LLC "whenever it is not reasonably practicable to carry on the business in conformity with a limited liability company agreement." But does a nonmember assignee have a right to seek to dissolve an LLC despite being neither a member nor a manager?
: The Legal Intelligencer : June 02, 2015
Earlier this year, The Legal's editorial staff set out to select our latest group of Diverse Attorneys of the Year, our attempt to shine a light on the outstanding work being done by minority attorneys across Pennsylvania, whose work is sometimes overlooked by a profession still catching up when it comes to diversity.
Robert L. Hickok and Gay Parks Rainville : The Legal Intelligencer : June 02, 2015
In the two months since the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark decision in , 135 S. Ct. 1318 (2015), several federal district courts have applied the court's new two-prong standard for determining opinion statement liability under Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933 to claims of false statements of belief under Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : June 01, 2015
The percentages of female equity partners within Pennsylvania's largest law firms largely place in the bottom third of the national rankings, with a few shining examples of area firms that are outperforming their counterparts when it comes to promoting women.
Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : May 28, 2015
Lessons for companies abound in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigation that arose from BHP Billiton's sponsorship of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
Manny D. Pokotilow : The Legal Intelligencer : May 27, 2015
On May 17, the 36th annual Philadelphia Bar Association 5K Run/Walk benefiting the Support Center for Child Advocates was held at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia. Approximately 1,200 people participated in the 5K Run/Walk, the 1 Mile Dash, the Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Kids' Dash and the Caesar Rivise Team Competition.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 24, 2015
A seven-partner team will open a new Frankfurt office for Reed Smith, which saw a top sports lawyer head for greener fields; Foley Hoag brings on Massachusetts' former attorney general; Cravath hires from Crowell & Moring; and more notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : May 21, 2015
Cyberattacks targeting Rutgers University and Penn State University have brought the issue of cybersecurity close to home—but also served to reestablish that higher-education institutions are unique targets.
Lizzy McLellan and Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : May 19, 2015
In what is shaping up to be the most expensive Pennsylvania Supreme Court race in history, the largest donations have come from lawyers, unions and lawyer-funded political action committees.
David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : May 18, 2015
Bankruptcy counseling—referred to by one attorney as "an industry in consolidation"—has always been a cyclical business, but the steady, years-long decline in new cases has required lawyers to rethink their practices to some extent.
: The Legal Intelligencer : May 15, 2015
The 24th graduating class of Widener University School of Law's Harrisburg campus is set to receive diplomas in an 11 a.m. Sunday ceremony at the Forum, located in the Capitol Complex.