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Robinson & Cole LLP

  • Designation: Hartford
  • Head Count: 193
  • Gross Revenues: $106,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $550,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $500,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -1

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 $106,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 192nd on The American Lawyer's 2015 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 200 192 -1 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

Reed Smith Adds Seven as Sports Pro Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 24, 2015

A seven-partner team will open a new Frankfurt office for Reed Smith, which saw a top sports lawyer head for greener fields; Foley Hoag brings on Massachusetts' former attorney general; Cravath hires from Crowell & Moring; and more notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Hearings Begin Over Claims of Altered Sandy Insurance Reports

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : May 21, 2015

Hearings into allegations of improperly altered engineering reports in Hurricane Sandy insurance cases began Wednesday in Brooklyn federal court, despite defense concerns about the proceedings turning into "mini-trials" on the merits of denials or perceived underpayments.

Offering Assurance to Insurers

Michelle Tuccitto Sullo : The Connecticut Law Tribune : May 18, 2015

When big storms like Superstorm Sandy ravage the coastline and insurance claims come pouring in like floodwaters, teams of Robinson & Cole lawyers work to minimize the insurance companies' losses. The Hartford-based firm has represented the insurance industry in many high-exposure cases, ranging from natural disasters such as Sandy and Hurricane Irene to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

2015 Litigation Departments of the Year

: The Connecticut Law Tribune : May 18, 2015

Practice might not always make perfect. But it makes for more successful litigation. That's what we learned this year from the Connecticut Law Tribune's annual Litigation Departments of the Year competition. In addition to a truly impressive array of legal victories achieved by our winning firms, the articles in this special section outline an array of techniques that the firms use to prepare themselves for trial.

Musical Chairs at Squire Patton Boggs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 15, 2015

As the one-year anniversary of the firm's creation draws near, several more Squire Patton Boggs partners seek new homes; Baker & Hostetler brings on roughly 30 lawyers from McKenna Long & Aldridge ahead of the latter's June 1 merger with Dentons; Boies, Schiller & Flexner bags another federal prosecutor; Greenberg Traurig grows in Poland; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Dealing With the Fallout of a Data Breach

Erin E. Harrison : Legaltech News : May 13, 2015

SuperConference panel sheds light on navigating the communication and litigation complexities of a data breach.

Arent Fox Adds Real Estate Team, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 28, 2015

Another batch of lawyers departs McKenna Long & Aldridge ahead of its merger with Dentons; several Edwards Wildman Palmer legacy partners find new homes; Boies, Schiller & Flexner brings on a Justice Department veteran; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Law School Dean Offers Tradition-Rocking Vision of Legal Profession's Future

Thomas B. Scheffey : The Connecticut Law Tribune : April 23, 2015

Timothy Fisher, the dean of the University of Connecticut School of Law, owes his reputation as a private practice attorney in about equal measure to his work for the rich and powerful and the poor and forgotten.

Half-Dozen K&L Gates Partners Decamp, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 21, 2015

K&L Gates sees six partners leave for four firms; some of Fried Frank's Asia lawyers find new homes; Jackson Lewis opens two new offices; Mayer Brown adds a practice leader; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Lewis Brisbois Lands in Wichita, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 20, 2015

Kutak Rock loses eight of its nine lawyers in Wichita to growing Am Law 200 firm Lewis Brisbois; Cahill makes a rare partner hire; Kasowitz and Polsinelli partners take entrepreneurial turns; musical chairs at McDermott; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Robinson & Cole Picks Up Data Protection Group Head

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : March 18, 2015

Robinson & Cole has poached privacy and data protection group head Linn Freedman from Nixon Peabody. Freedman will lead Robinson & Cole's newly formed privacy and security data team, following in the footsteps of a number of Am Law 200 firms that have made hires in a practice area that barely existed several years ago.

Law Tribune Announces Litigation Departments of the Year Winners

: The Connecticut Law Tribune : March 05, 2015

The Connecticut Law Tribune received an unprecedented number of entries in the general litigation categories and in practice area categories that included appellate, employment, family and insurance law.

Daily Decision Service Alert: Vol. 24, No. 42 - March 5, 2015

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 05, 2015

Daily decision alert.

With Interest, IP Verdict for Waterbury Company Approaches $65 Million

Christian Nolan : The Connecticut Law Tribune : February 13, 2015

Last month, a U.S. District Court judge in Connecticut awarded a Waterbury business $27 million in punitive damages, the largest punitive damages award in Connecticut history, according to the plaintiff's lawyers.

Conn. Firms Warm Up to Idea of Opening Florida Offices

Jay Stapleton : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 30, 2015

Murphy is 1,300 miles south, perched in a new office building overlooking the crystal-blue waters around Miami. A partner in the firm's insurance and reinsurance group since 2006, Murphy has a new job: overseeing a new office for the Connecticut-based firm.

Waterbury Company Gets Nearly $28 Million in Punitives in IP Case

Christian Nolan : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 21, 2015

A U.S. District Court judge in Connecticut has awarded a Waterbury-based printing business what plaintiffs lawyers believe is the largest punitive damages award in the state's history.

Several Conn. Firms Announce Partnership Promotions

Jay Stapleton : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 20, 2015

As always, the new year has brought changes to partership ranks in Connecticut law firms as well as national firms that have offices in the state.

Transgender Police Officer Files Discrimination Suit Against City

Jay Stapleton : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 14, 2015

A transgender police officer who was fired from her job with the Middletown Police Department has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the city.

Pot Use, Pensions, the NLRB on the 2015 Labor Agenda

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : January 08, 2015

The year starts off in a haze as employers grapple with pot use by workers. Then there's that agency in Washington.

Energy Pipeline Firm Fuels Three Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 21, 2014

Locke Lord, Norton Rose Fulbright and Vinson & Elkins reshuffle some energy industry legal chairs in Houston; a K&L Gates partner with a conflict moves on; more Bingham McCutchen refugees find new homes; the federal bench lands some big-firm talent; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Conn. Firm Bolsters Insurance Practice with Former Bingham Partner

Jay Stapleton : The Connecticut Law Tribune : December 18, 2014

The merger between Bingham McCutchen and a Philadelphia-based firm continues to make ripples in the Connecticut legal market, as a former Bingham partner is joining Robinson & Cole.

Former Medical Marijuana Executive Files Lawsuit Over Termination

Jay Stapleton : The Connecticut Law Tribune : December 17, 2014

Konieczky claims she was 'abruptly and improperly terminated' for what she considers 'trumped up reasons.' Those reasons, the lawsuit suggests, were based 'on the ridiculous grounds that she did not properly greet defendant Birnbaum during an industry trade group meeting.'

Conn. Firm Eyes Southeast With New Florida Office

Jay Stapleton : The Connecticut Law Tribune : December 02, 2014

Robinson & Cole has opened a new office in Florida, in part to handle insurance matters stemming from natural disasters in the Southeast.

Robinson & Cole Opens Miami Office

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : December 02, 2014

The Connecticut-based insurance law firm has closed its Sarasota office and opened one in Miami with two lawyers.