Robinson & Cole LLP
- Designation: Hartford, Conn.
- Head Count: 206
- Gross Revenues: $105,500,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $510,000
- Profits Per Partner: $455,000
- Year Over Year Change: -1
Robinson & Cole is a Hartford, Connecticut-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2011 NLJ 250 rankings of firms based on size, Robinson & Cole has 221 attorneys and is the 183rd largest firm in the United States. The firm ranked 189th on The American Lawyer's 2011 Am Law 200 rankings of firms based on revenue with $104,500,000 in gross revenue in 2010. The firm has multiple U.S. offices, including several in Connecticut, one in New York, one in Boston, and one in Sarasota, Florida. Robinson & Cole is a business law firm. Among its practice areas are business litigation; corporate; e-commerce; energy; government relations and lobbying; intellectual property and technology; mergers and acquisitions; public finance; and voting rights.
In the News
: New York Law Journal : January 31, 2014
News of firm additions and appointments.
JAY STAPLETON : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 21, 2014
Just two weeks after U.S. District Judge Janet Hall took over as the administrative leader of the state's federal court, she was thrown into the middle of the budgetary impasse in Washington.
KAREN ALI : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 14, 2014
When people talk about the Sweet 16 this time of year, it's usually a reference to top teams in the NCAA men's and women's basketball tournament. But this March, the reference can be made to the 16 attorneys nominated by Gov. Dannel Malloy for Superior Court judgeships.
KAREN JALKUT and JEFFREY T. ZAINO : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 28, 2014
One of the most critical phases of an arbitration process is selecting an arbitrator. Sometimes the parties come to the process with a mutually agreeable arbitrator. In most cases, however, the initial phases of an arbitration case are contentious and parties do not agree on much, let alone who will serve as the arbitrator.
Sara Randazzo : The American Lawyer : January 27, 2014
Some are at smaller firms, and some left the law altogether: Stories of six of the recession's survivors.
: The American Lawyer : January 26, 2014
Nancy Cremins drew on every connection she had to find the right fit.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : January 26, 2014
An insurer has to defend a former Temple Law student in a civil trial against him over his shooting of the son of a Fox Rothschild partner, a federal judge has ruled.
JAY STAPLETON : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 20, 2014
Robinson & Cole has joined a handful of other law firms that have made significant hiring moves at the start of 2014, with the addition of six new lawyers in Hartford and Stamford.
Sara Randazzo : The Am Law Daily : January 10, 2014
The former Dewey & LeBoeuf partners targeted in the latest round of suits filed by the defunct firm's liquidation trust include Steven Otillar, who waged a since-settled court fight with Citibank over his alleged failure to repay a capital loan, and onetime Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele.
JAY STAPLETON : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 30, 2014
State and federal courts in Connecticut are among those nationwide circulating warnings about virus-bearing emails that purport to be notices of court hearings. At the Connecticut Judicial Branch, court administrators are on the lookout for the virus attacks.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 30, 2014
In our latest installment of the Fee Tracker, The Am Law Daily looks at the legal fees paid by several leading nonprofit organizations in the news, such as the NY/NJ Super Bowl XLVIII Bidding Committee, the Alfred E. Mann Foundation for Scientific Research and the UJA-Federation of New York, which recently hired a top Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison litigation partner as its new leader.
MEGAN NAUGHTON, JOSHUA MIRER and LAUREN SIGG : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 23, 2014
The H-1B nonimmigrant visa category allows U.S. employers to hire a foreign national as a worker in a specialty occupation or as a fashion model of distinguished merit and ability.
JAY STAPLETON : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 17, 2014
A New York-based commercial law firm with an eye on growth has expanded its Connecticut presence by absorbing two partners from a Stamford litigation firm.Robert Bello and Thomas Cassone, formerly two-thirds of Stamford's Bello Lapine & Cassone, announced they have joined the 60-lawyer, Manhattan-based firm of Meister Seelig & Fein. The other member of the Bello firm, Lawrence Lapine, retired last year.
JAY STAPLETON : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 16, 2014
A New York-based commercial law firm with an eye on growth has expanded its presence in Connecticut by absorbing two partners from a prominent Stamford litigation firm.
JAY STAPLETON : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 03, 2014
A dying bank robber, now serving the last 24 months of a 16-year prison sentence, may not fully understand the scope of the pro bono effort that's been organized to help him. But the state's largest law firm is embroiled in an 11th-hour plea to secure his release.
JAY STAPLETON : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 20, 2013
Steve Eppler-Epstein, executive director of Connecticut Legal Services, said legal aid leaders will lobby the legislature to renew a statute that calls for court filing fee revenues to be funneled to legal aid agencies.
JAY STAPLETON : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 20, 2013
It's that time of year, when the largest law firm offices in the state roll out their partner promotion announcements, effective Jan. 1. The numbers of partnership offers themselves are not all that revealing: they have for the most part remained steady, or risen or fallen only modestly, this year compared to last.
JAY STAPLETON : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 13, 2013
When Chief Justice Chase Rogers recused herself from the landmark same-sex marriage case Kerrigan v. Department of Public Health in 2007, she did so to avoid a conflict of interest.
JAY STAPLETON : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 06, 2013
For 22 years, Myles Alderman Jr. ran his own Hartford-based firm. He built it up from a two-lawyer shop, with his wife, Linda, being the second lawyer. He opened a New York office. And he became well-known in Connecticut and beyond for bankruptcy work, representing both creditors and debtors.
Richard Acello : The National Law Journal : January 11, 2013
Camuto Group LLC designs, develops and distributes women's fashion accessories, including footwear and handbags. Vice president and general counsel Jessica Elliott heads a team of one — herself.
Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : January 28, 2013
Lawyers from Robinson & Cole weigh in on factors to consider when your company is purchasing the assets of other manufacturers.