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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 and VA.
In the News
Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : August 28, 2015
The Office of Attorney General will continue its appeal to the Commonwealth Court over a public records request for pornographic and otherwise inappropriate emails between government officials, Attorney General Kathleen Kane has said, even though some of those messages were unsealed Wednesday by the state Supreme Court.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : August 28, 2015
The average starting pay for first-year associates in Pennsylvania will be noticeably higher for this fall's class, with several firms increasing pay to $160,000 or just below, according to the National Association for Law Placement and data submitted by the firms.
Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : August 25, 2015
More than half the countries that signed on to an international bribery law convention haven't ventured beyond their own countries.
Kim Kleman, editor-in-chief : The American Lawyer : August 24, 2015
Your associates, clients and even legal pioneers are telling you: Employing the best technologies needs to be top of mind.
: The Legal Intelligencer : August 20, 2015
Stephen Fogdall of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis was named the new chair of the firm's pro bono committee.
P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : August 20, 2015
In a patent infringement case that has traveled the appellate ladder up to the U.S. Supreme Court and back down again, a district judge has ordered the plaintiff to pay the defendants roughly $6.5 million in legal fees for bringing the lawsuit in bad faith.
Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : August 18, 2015
Despite a request at a press conference to be allowed to release emails discovered by her office—emails she says are pornographic and racist—state Attorney General Kathleen Kane has argued in a Commonwealth Court appeal they are not public records under the state Right-to-Know Law.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : August 14, 2015
A multimillion-dollar malpractice and fraud suit against Squire Patton Boggs over its 17-year relationship with client Alliance Holdings was withdrawn Wednesday, a few months after a settlement agreement appears to have been reached, court documents show.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : August 14, 2015
Reading the legal press over the last two or so years could lead to the natural assumption that law firms are getting better at succession planning, particularly the planning part. A growing number of firms have announced new firm leadership and many have done so upward of a year in advance.
Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : August 14, 2015
In the application, the law firm is seeking total compensation of $973,628 for its work on the case during this period. In addition, the firm is seeking $20,000 for expense reimbursement.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : August 11, 2015
Manatt loses another partner to Sidley in Los Angeles; Debevoise makes do with a pair of IP departures; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 09, 2015
Eight lawyers are leaving DLA Piper's outpost in Sacramento for King & Spalding; Weil, Gotshal & Manges loses two structured finance partners; more partnership changes at K&L Gates; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Joanna J. Cline, Christopher B. Chuff and James H.S. Levine : Delaware Business Court Insider : August 05, 2015
On July 13, in , C.A. No. 9503-CB (Del. Ch. July 13, 2015), the Delaware Court of Chancery confirmed that, under Delaware law, members of corporate boards of directors may defeat, at the pleading stage, derivative breach of fiduciary duty claims even where the challenged transaction is between the corporation and its controlling stockholder, and is subject to entire fairness review.
: The Legal Intelligencer : July 30, 2015
Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young partner Andrew K. Stutzman was the course planner for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's CLE course "New Residential Mortgage Rules Affecting the Origination and Closing Processes."
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : July 27, 2015
Duane Morris has settled a legal malpractice case filed against it by the former chief medical officer of Aria Health, who argued the firm's representation of him in an underlying suit caused his termination.
Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : July 21, 2015
Huge potential damages make these suits a tempting new target for plaintiffs lawyers. But they shouldn't expect easy victories.
: The Legal Intelligencer : July 17, 2015
K. Robert Conrad, a founding member and former chairman of Conrad O'Brien, died Tuesday at the age of 87.
Francis J. Lawall and Michael J. Custer : The Legal Intelligencer : July 17, 2015
The ill-fated Revel Casino bankruptcy has presented a spectacle worthy of a television miniseries. From the very public destruction of a multibillion-dollar investment to the ongoing dispute with its adjoining power supplier, this case has managed to stay in the news for several years. It has also helped further develop several important legal issues that arise in contested Chapter 11 sales, one of which involves the ongoing rights of a tenant who is party to a rejected lease of property sold pursuant to Section 363.
David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : July 10, 2015
As in past years, the margin for making or missing the second installment of the Law Journal's Top 40 was slim, and there was a greater degree of shake-up than in the first installment earlier this year.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : July 10, 2015
Predicting that Pennsylvania courts may allow for negligence claims against individual insurance adjusters, a federal judge has found a couple did not fraudulently join adjusters as defendants in their bad-faith case to destroy federal diversity jurisdiction.
Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : July 10, 2015
While pro bono work appears to have declined slightly last year at Am Law 200 firms nationwide, large Pennsylvania firms are showing improvements in pro bono participation.
: New Jersey Law Journal : July 10, 2015
In this year's survey, the has ranked firms based on head counts and revenue from New Jersey offices and lawyers only, even for firms headquartered in the state.
James G. McMillan III and Joseph A. Tate Jr. : Delaware Business Court Insider : July 01, 2015
Discovery missteps often lead to costly and time-consuming motion practice, and may result in charges of spoliation, whether unintentional or otherwise. Unfortunately, spoliation of evidence in e-discovery has become a recurring theme in the Court of Chancery.
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.