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Robinson & Cole LLP

  • Designation: Hartford
  • Head Count: 201
  • Gross Revenues: $110,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $545,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $465,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

Robinson & Cole is a Hartford-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Robinson & Cole has 201 attorneys and is the 201st largest firm in the United States.  With $110,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 191st on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in AL, CT, FL, MA, NH, NY and RI.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 191 0 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 201 -5 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 103 0 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard NR N/A Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Mother's Illness Transforms Lawyer Into Marijuana Business Executive

Jay Stapleton : The Connecticut Law Tribune : November 10, 2014

For Simsbury lawyer April Arrasate, getting involved in the new medical marijuana industry in Connecticut was very personal.

For Second Time in Four Years, Governor's Race Spills into Courtroom

Isaac Avilucea : The Connecticut Law Tribune : November 05, 2014

There was a lot of high-powered legal help in a Hartford courtroom on Nov. 4, as a Connecticut gubenatorial election spilled into the legal arena for a second straight time.

After Long Hearing, Judge Extends Voting Time At A Few Hartford Polls

ISAAC AVILUCEA : The Connecticut Law Tribune : November 04, 2014

Hartford Superior Court Judge Carl Schuman ordered two Hartford polling places to stay open until 8:30 p.m. on Election Night, or 30 minutes later than the normal 8 p.m. closing time.

Hartford Voting Issues Result in Parties Waging Midday Court Battle

Isaac Avilucea : The Connecticut Law Tribune : November 04, 2014

Gov. Dannel Malloy has asked a judge to grant an emergency injunction that would give voters an extra hour to cast ballots at Hartford's polling places after the governor's campaign said an early-morning snafu “discouraged” people from voting.

Major Firm Adds Four Attorneys To Conn. Offices

Jay Stapleton : The Connecticut Law Tribune : October 23, 2014

One Hartford-based law firm continues to expand its lawyer head count with the addition of five new associates, including four of them in Connecticut offices.

Mintz Levin Looks to Poach Edwards Wildman IP Group

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 23, 2014

Ahead of a looming merger vote with Locke Lord, a 20-lawyer IP group from Edwards Wildman Palmer in Boston is poised to depart for Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo as a result of a conflict between their representation of a large pharmaceutical company and Locke Lord's work for a generic drug manufacturer.

Edwards Wildman's Tech Cochair Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 18, 2014

Another Edwards Wildman Palmer partner departs ahead of the firm's proposed merger later this year with Locke Lord; a Bingham partner heads to the FCC; Fried Frank and Kirkland & Ellis add a pair of new partners; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Lawyer's Book Says Conn. Should Slash Prison Population

Amaris Elliott-Engel : The Connecticut Law Tribune : October 17, 2014

It's not every day that red-state Texas is pointed out as a paragon for reform that blue-state Connecticut should emulate.

London Calling for US Firms, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 03, 2014

Gibson Dunn, Kaye Scholer and Paul Hastings all made major lateral hires in London this week by raiding their British brethren. The Am Law Daily looks at those moves and more in our latest tally of hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Judge Scolds Insurer for Arson Allegations, Upholds Homeowner's $1.5 Million Verdict

Christian Nolan : The Connecticut Law Tribune : September 30, 2014

A Superior Court judge has added $76,000 to a recent $1.5 million jury verdict in the case of a man who sued his insurance company for failing to cover his losses after his home caught fire.

In Separation Agreements, Watch Your Language

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : September 26, 2014

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has been coming after companies over specific language used in these agreements.

Conn. Law Firms Hiring Up, With Transactional Attorneys in Demand

Jay Stapleton : The Connecticut Law Tribune : September 19, 2014

The fall hiring season at Connecticut law firms has been notably brisk, with more fresh-out-of-law-school associates being added to a mix of lateral partners.

Second Circuit Says Conn. Business Law Violates First Amendment

Mark Hamblett : The Connecticut Law Tribune : September 11, 2014

A federal appeals court has struck down a Connecticut law that forced an insurance company and auto glass repair business to mention a competitor's name if the insurer violated a ban on promoting its own repair shops.

Circuit Said State Law Restricts Commercial Speech

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : September 09, 2014

A federal appeals court has struck down a law that forced an insurance company and auto glass repair business to mention a competitor's name if the insurer violated a ban on promoting its own repair shops.

Practitioners Say Appeals Process is Widely Misunderstood

Amaris Elliott-Engel : The Connecticut Law Tribune : August 26, 2014

According to appellate court judges and practitioners alike, appellate practice in Connecticut requires a specialized form of advocacy that is not understood by all litigants.

Temporary Workers, Enduring Liability

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : August 21, 2014

Temps come with their own brand of liability, even though most companies hire the workers from a staffing agency.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Holly Fitzsimmons Will Retire in April

Isaac Avilucea : The Connecticut Law Tribune : August 21, 2014

From serving as a federal prosecutor in a murder-for-hire plot to working as a sportswriter, Holly Fitzsimmons' career has been full of adventure.

Appellate Bar Would Like Speedier Conn. Supreme Court Decisions

Amaris Elliott-Engel : The Connecticut Law Tribune : August 13, 2014

It may be the most comment lament of litigants when they appeal their cases: "When will the court decide my case?"

Employee Speech Suit Raises State Constitutional Issues

Jay Stapleton : The Connecticut Law Tribune : August 01, 2014

A lawsuit filed by a manager who lost his job at the Hartford office of Swiss financial services giant UBS AG has turned into a pivotal case that could affect how Connecticut workers are protected by the state's whistleblower law.

Religious Groups Turn To Federal Law In Land Use Cases

Jay Stapleton : The Connecticut Law Tribune : July 28, 2014

Religious organizations of all denominations have long argued they should be permitted to build new places of worship free from discrimination.

The Churn: A Dechert Partner Decamps, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 22, 2014

A high-powered litigator leaves Dechert, more departures from Bingham McCutchen and a rare outside hire by Wachtell Lipton in our latest look at lateral moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Major Conn. Firm Announces Six New Hires

Jay Stapleton : The Connecticut Law Tribune : July 21, 2014

One of Connecticut's largest law firms is adding five new associates and one new counsel, with nearly all of the new hires taking positions in Connecticut.

Rhode Island Struggling with Stratification

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : July 21, 2014

The Road to Recovery is Narrow in Connecticut

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : July 21, 2014

Company Wins $35 Million Verdict in Trade Secrets Case

Christian Nolan : The Connecticut Law Tribune : July 11, 2014

The feud between two competitors in the niche business of product printing technology fueled a hotly contested intellectual property battle that came to a head in the U.S. District Court.

Hartford Attorney Hits 'Judge Judy' with Counterclaim

JAY STAPLETON : The Connecticut Law Tribune : July 10, 2014

A Hartford personal injury lawyer is trying to turn the tables on television's "Judge Judy." John Haymond and his Haymond Law Firm recently filed a counterclaim against Judith Sheindlin, who stars on the syndicated daytime television series. This past March, Sheindlin had sued Haymond and his law firm, claiming they unlawfully used Sheindlin's image in the firm's television and internet advertising.

Developments—Legal Fees and Farewell to 'Unfinished Business'

Anthony E. Davis : New York Law Journal : July 07, 2014

In his Professional Responsiblity column, Anthony E. Davis discusses two recent developments that highlight the critical need for lawyers and law firms to take care in the drafting of their engagement letters, and two just decided cases that deal an apparent death blow to the "unfinished business" doctrine in New York as well as in its birthplace, California.

Influential Yale Law Professor Passes Away

: The Connecticut Law Tribune : July 01, 2014

Quintin Johnstone, an influential presence in Connecticut's legal community for more than a half century and a longtime professor at Yale Law School, has died at age 99. Johnstone was also a member of The Law Tribune's Editorial Board from its inception in 1987 until 2011, and chaired the board, which produces opinion pieces for the newspaper, for about a decade.

Former Wall Street Exec Beats Arson Accusation, Collects $1.5 Million

CHRISTIAN NOLAN : The Connecticut Law Tribune : June 27, 2014

C. Andrew Riley is a former Wall Street executive who purchased an ornate Victorian home in the Windham County town of Pomfret after his honeymoon 31 years ago. One day in February 2009, a fire broke out in the room where Riley stored family photos and mementos from his career. In addition, his wife had just received a $30,000 bonus check from her employer. That, too, was reduce to ash. In fact, much of the home's interior sustained extensive damage.

Former Executive Wins Just Under $2 Million In Lawsuit After Insurer Accuses Him Of Arson

CHRISTIAN NOLAN : The Connecticut Law Tribune : June 24, 2014

A former Wall Street executive who lost all of his belongings in a fire at his home stands to recover just under $2 million after a jury decided his insurance company wrongly accused him of arson and refused to pay him.