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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.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 190 -1 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 193 -10 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 84 -2 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

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 31, 2014

News of firm additions and appointments.

Janet Hall Confident She Can Make Federal Courts 'Run Better'

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.

Governor Announces 16 Nominees For Superior Court

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.

ADR: Search Tool, A New Way Of Choosing An Arbitrator

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.

Cover Story: In Search of the Downturn's Laid-Off Associates

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.

Network Effect


: The American Lawyer : January 26, 2014

Nancy Cremins drew on every connection she had to find the right fit.

In Shooting Case, Insurer Must Defend Temple Law Student

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.

Robinson & Cole Hires Nine Associates In Multiple Practice Areas

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.

Nine More Ex-Dewey Partners Hit With Clawback Suits

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.

State, Federal Courts Warn Of Virus-Carrying Messages

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.

Fee Tracker: Super Bowl, Patent Battles and More

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.

Employment And Immigration Law: The Annual Immigration Gold Rush

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.

N.Y. Firm Establishes Permanent Stamford Office

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.

New York Firm Establishes Permanent Stamford Office

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.

Cancer-Stricken Inmate Seeks Release Before Death

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.

Legal Aid Stable, But Trouble On Horizon?

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.

Conn. Firms, Offices Name New Partners For 2014

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.

Report Blasts Financial Disclosure Rules For Judges

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.

Bankruptcy Lawyer Trades Small Practice For Big Firm

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.

In-House Counsel Profile: Camuto Group LLC's Jessica Elliott

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.

Purchasing a Manufacturer's Assets? Pay Attention

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.