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- Designation: Philadelphia
- Head Count: 510
- Gross Revenues: $373,500,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $735,000
- Profits Per Partner: $875,000
- Year Over Year Change: 0
Pepper Hamilton is a Philadelphia-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Pepper Hamilton has 510 attorneys and is the 83rd largest firm in the United States. With $373,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 81st on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking. The firm has offices in CA, DC, DE, FL, MA, MI, NJ, NY, PA, SC and VA.
In the News
: New Jersey Law Journal : January 29, 2015
Events scheduled for the week of Feb. 2 and beyond.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 25, 2015
Two firms shuffling their COOs saw partners depart in January; DLA Piper and Kirkland & Ellis make some high-profile labor and employment hires; Quinn Emanuel grows in Houston; Wilmer raids MoFo for a new cybersecurity chair; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Gina Passarella : Delaware Business Court Insider : January 21, 2015
The parties in several shareholder derivative suits filed over a Phoenix company's $19 billion acquisition of two copper and gold mining operations have jointly settled for $137.5 million, according to a settlement agreement signed by the parties.
Francis J. Lawall and John Henry Schanne II : The Legal Intelligencer : January 16, 2015
Nearly every assisted living and nursing facility in the country depends heavily upon its Medicare and Medicaid provider agreements to fund the cost of caring for their residents. Termination by the government of either or both typically results in closure or sale of the affected facility.
: New Jersey Law Journal : January 16, 2015
Geri Landau Squire joins Cohn Lifland Pearlman Herrmann & Knopf in Saddle Brook, N.J., effective Jan. 1. She previously had a solo practice in Hackensack, N.J.
Julie Triedman : The Litigation Daily : January 16, 2015
There was plenty about this week's $137.5 million Freeport-McMoRan settlement to fire up the shareholder M&A litigation bar. But the next chapter in the Freeport case could be even more interesting.
: The Legal Intelligencer : January 15, 2015
Jon A. Baughman, a trial lawyer who served as chairman of Pepper Hamilton's executive committee from 1992-94, died Monday following a long illness.
Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : January 15, 2015
A Pennsylvania inmate has lodged a proposed class action alleging the state prison system is violating the Americans with Disabilities Act by denying eye surgery for inmates who have at least “one good eye.”
: The Legal Intelligencer : January 14, 2015
Andrew S. Gallinaro was named partner of Conrad O'Brien.
Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : January 13, 2015
The Pennsylvania ACLU and several media outlets, including the Philadelphia City Paper, are challenging a state law they claim is aimed at silencing convicted felons and those who publish the words of felons.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : January 12, 2015
Terry Mutchler, the first executive director of Pennsylvania's Office of Open Records, will be leaving the office to head up a new practice within Pepper Hamilton's media and communications group.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 10, 2015
Davis Wright Tremaine and Dentons absorb two small shops; Cadwalader adds a seven-strong team from Latham & Watkins; a former senator signs on at DLA Piper; McDermott's European antitrust head goes in-house; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Christopher B. Chuff : Delaware Business Court Insider : January 07, 2015
In just the past three months, the Delaware Court of Chancery has issued four opinions addressing the circumstances in which a minority stockholder may be deemed a controlling stockholder under Delaware law.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : January 06, 2015
Even if Pepper Hamilton violated a former client's confidentiality by disclosing an FBI affidavit of probable cause to search that client's home, the firm can't be sued considering the affidavit was made public prior to the firm's disclosure, a Philadelphia trial judge has ruled.
: The Legal Intelligencer : January 05, 2015
Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel attorney Barbara E. Little presented at the Foxmoor Continuing Education's "Federal Fiduciary Income Tax Workshop" in Somerset, N.J.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : December 31, 2014
The controversial legal fees that Detroit has incurred as a result of its historic bankruptcy proceedings have been released, and not surprisingly, Jones Day tops the list. The city's lead counsel seeks to take in $57.9 million, the most of any of the hired professionals. Dentons, Miller Canfield, Pepper Hamilton and Debevoise & Plimpton are also on the list.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : December 30, 2014
The latter part of 2014 brought with it not only the biggest business of law news for Pennsylvania, but perhaps for the country. All eyes watched during the second half of the year as Morgan, Lewis & Bockius entertained merger discussions with struggling Boston-based firm Bingham McCutchen. A full-on acquisition of the more than 700 lawyers at Bingham would have been a big departure for Morgan Lewis' typical growth strategy of acquiring groups of attorneys from firms that are disbanding.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 30, 2014
A pair of ex-firm leaders head elsewhere; embattled Japanese air bag maker Takata hires a high-profile Simpson Thacher litigator to become in-house legal chief of its North American unit; a Skadden tax lawyer heads to the federal bench; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
: New Jersey Law Journal : December 23, 2014
A look at the achievements and successes of the New Jersey State Bar Association in 2014.
Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : December 18, 2014
Insureds should be able to assign bad-faith claims against their carriers to injured third parties, the state Supreme Court has ruled in a question posed to the justices by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : December 18, 2014
Squire Patton Boggs has said the bulk of the claims in a multimillion-dollar malpractice and fraud suit against the firm over its 17-year relationship with client Alliance Holdings should be dismissed because the firm was simply giving legal advice and was not in possession of any of the funds allegedly misappropriated by Alliance's founder.
Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : December 16, 2014
The attorney-client privilege covering communications made in anticipation of a business merger belong to the company that resulted from the merger, not the executives of the company that was swallowed, a federal judge in Philadelphia has ruled.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : December 11, 2014
In the last 10 years, there has been no movement in the percentage of women lawyers practicing in the Pennsylvania offices of the state's 100 largest law firms.
Ben Seal : The Legal Intelligencer : December 09, 2014
Welcome to the 21st edition of PaLaw: Annual Report on the Legal Profession. Each year we use this magazine to provide a detailed view of the state of the law in Pennsylvania. We set out to cover all aspects of the legal profession, including the public and private sectors, and look into all corners of the state.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 09, 2014
A leading French M&A lawyer heads to Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in Paris; King & Spalding brings back a former partner and sees its M&A cohead head to the NFL; Squire Patton Boggs makes it rain Down Under and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : December 09, 2014
Overseas contractors pleaded guilty Monday to defrauding the U.S. government of millions of dollars in a multibillion-dollar contract to supply food and water to U.S. soldiers fighting in Afghanistan.
Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : December 09, 2014
Several firm leaders referred to 2013 as a year of investment, and that characterization is borne out by the numbers, with gross revenue generally outpacing profits per equity partner (PPP) and the majority of firms seeing significant increases in head count.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : December 08, 2014
As UVA comes under fire for failing to investigate reports of sexual assault on campus, Penn State is trying to wind down a controversy of its own. DLA Piper released its ninth quarterly report on athletic integrity at the university, giving it a positive review of its progress. Meanwhile, firms such as Reed Smith, Saul Ewing, Duane Morris, Jenner & Block, along with DLA, will collect some of the $56 million—perhaps more—that Penn State now owes in legal and other fees.
: The Legal Intelligencer : December 05, 2014
Robert H. Louis, a partner in Saul Ewing, was elected vice president of the Spring Garden Soup Society.
Francis J. Lawall and Michael J. Custer : The Legal Intelligencer : December 05, 2014
Section 365(n) of the Bankruptcy Code generally provides powerful protection to intellectual property licensees against debtor licensors who seek to reject those licenses.