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Sedgwick

  • Designation: San Francisco
  • Head Count: 343
  • Gross Revenues: $206,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $600,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $720,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 6

Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold is a San Francisco-based law firm; it merged with Woo & Associates on July 1, 2007 and acquired Gordon Hargrove & James on January 1st 2009. According to the National Law Journal's 2012 NLJ 350 rankings of firms by size, the firm has 343 attorneys and is the 127th largest firm in the United States. In terms of revenue, the firm ranked 139th on the The American Lawyer's 2011 Am Law 200 rankings with gross revenue of $193,000,000 in 2010. Sedgewick, Detert is a litigation and trial law firm, and specializes in all aspects of civil litigation, including complex business, class action, environmental and toxic tort, professional liability, product liability, construction, and insurance and reinsurance. In addition to its San Francisco headquarters, the firm has a dozen other locations, including New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Chicago, Irvine, California, Newark, New Jersey, Paris, and London.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 133 6 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 127 -2 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 200 -28 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 37 2 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 99 -99 Summer programs

In the News

In Practice: The FCC and the Open Internet

John F. Stephens : The Recorder : January 03, 2014

Internet access could become toll-based for bandwidth-heavy startups, depending on how net neutrality is defined, according to Sedgwick attorney John F. Stephens.

To Cut Costs, Gordon & Rees Sends Some Functions Across the Bay

Nathalie Pierrepont : The Recorder : January 24, 2014

A Q&A with Executive Director Mark Stephens on the firm's decision to relocate 130 employees to Oakland.

Jurisdiction in the Facebook Era

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : January 19, 2014

How do courts use case law that doesn't deal with social media when assessing issues brought on by the advent of technology?

5 Year Battle Over: Defense Wins In Suit Over Insurance Commissions

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 17, 2014

A five-year case spanning three countries involving $2 million in insurance commission fees ended in a Miami-Dade Circuit courtroom with a complete defense verdict.

Echoes of My Soul

Jeffrey Winn : New York Law Journal : January 14, 2014

44th District Judge Carlos Cortez No-Billed

John Council : Texas Lawyer : January 03, 2014

A Dallas County grand jury on Feb. 20 declined to indict 44th District Judge Carlos Cortez on a family violence assault charge.

44th District Judge Carlos Cortez No-Billed

John Council : Texas Lawyer : January 27, 2014

A Dallas County grand jury on Feb. 20 declined to indict 44th District Judge Carlos Cortez on a family violence assault charge.

Sedgwick Latest Am Law Firm to Make Back-Office Move

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 10, 2014

The San Francisco-based firm plans to open an office housing various support operations in Kansas City sometime this summer. The location will be home to roughly 100 Sedgwick staffers who will either relocate or come out of the local labor force to manage work in the firm finance, human resources, information technology, knowledge management, marketing and new business operations.

In a Challenging Economy, Some Firms Pulled Away From the Pack

Nathalie Pierrepont : The Recorder : January 07, 2014

Richard Dickson's Fenwick, along with Cooley, saw gains in all the major metrics, but other firms fell flat or faltered.

Channel Twist: Legal Tech News

Kenneth Jones : Law Technology News : January 05, 2014

Tonight on the "CBS Evening News"—if all news were legal technology.

At Sedgwick, Revenue and Profits Tick Down

Nathalie Pierrepont : The Recorder : January 30, 2014

Am Law Trio Advises on KKR's $2.3 Billion Insurance Buy

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 27, 2014

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett's corporate lawyers grabbed a spot across the negotiating table from longtime client KKR on Monday, advising two private equity firms on the $2.3 billion sale of insurance claims processor Sedgwick Claims Management Services. Willkie Farr & Gallagher has also snagged a role for Sedgwick, while Latham & Watkins is representing KKR.

Judge Carlos Cortez Continues to Fight to Seal Records

John Council : Texas Lawyer : January 27, 2014

Judge Carlos Cortez argues in a Jan. 22 appellate brief that the public still has no right to see documents related to a civil suit he filed and later nonsuited against a Dallas lawyer, because his privacy rights clearly outweighs any presumption of the records' openness.

Week of January 20

: Texas Lawyer : January 20, 2014

Holly E. Engelmann and Kevin Kneupper have been promoted to principals in McKool Smith in Dallas and Austin, respectively. Plus more new positions, appointments, awards and honors.

Correction

: Texas Lawyer : January 13, 2014

Newsmakers - Jan. 6

: Texas Lawyer : January 06, 2014

Sondra S. Rosebrock has been promoted to partner in Sedgwick's Dallas office, effective Jan. 1. Plus more new positions, appointments, awards and honors.

Ramon A. Abadin Becomes The Florida Bar's President-Elect Designate

Review staff : Daily Business Review : January 17, 2013

Ramon A. Abadin, a partner in Sedgwick's Miami office, is slated to become president of The Florida Bar in June 2015.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 16, 2013

A weekly report of lawyer moves and law firm changes. Keep abreast of where movers and shakers are going and what they're doing.

Appellate Lawyer of the Week: City Wins Insurance-Coverage Suit

John Council : Texas Lawyer : January 02, 2013

David Taubenfeld's municipal client bought insurance to defend against civil litigation. But it took Taubenfeld's arguments at U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit before the city could get the benefit of that bargain.

Get Inspired

Kenneth Jones : Law Technology News : January 01, 2013

When you dive into challenges, you may be surprised when the tasks aren't as difficult as you anticipated.

VERDICTS & SETTLEMENTS

: The National Law Journal : January 25, 2013

Court Upsets Verdict After Lawyer Found Monitoring Jurors

John Caher : New York Law Journal : January 19, 2013

Justice Deborah Karalunas said Scott Greenspan of Sedgwick "violated the sanctity of the jury" when, over the course of a 15-day trial, he "continuously followed and monitored the jurors when they went to lunch, when they took smoking breaks and when they rode the elevator."

CABA Presidential Contest Called 'a Gentleman's Race.'

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 19, 2013

Don't expect any mudslinging in the Dec. 3 election for president of the Cuban American Bar Association.

Lend a Hand to the Philippines

Kenneth Jones : Law Technology News : January 15, 2013

Technology can play a valuable role in disaster relief following 100-year storms.

Representing Corporate New Jersey

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 15, 2013

Reflections on Judging

Reviewed by Jeffrey Winn : New York Law Journal : January 14, 2013

Litigation

: New York Law Journal : January 12, 2013

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Diving Into the Deep End: N.Y. Courts Tackle Tip Pooling," "Property Insurance Issues Linger at Sandy's One-Year Mark," "Ground Leases and Value-Based Rent Resets: An Alternate Reality" and "Defending Electronic Searches and Seizures."

Latest Developments in Judge Carlos Cortez's Defamation Lawsuit Against Lawyer

John Council : Texas Lawyer : January 12, 2013

Although a trial court had set a Nov. 12 deadline to lift a seal on documents that 44th District Court Judge Carlos Cortez is seeking to keep from public view, it appears those records will not be released on that date while an appeals court considers his petition for writ of mandamus.

Another Appellate Court Involved in Judge Cortez's Attempt to Seal Records

John Council : Texas Lawyer : January 06, 2013

In his second attempt to seal records and prevent their release to the public by Nov. 12, Judge Carlos Cortez has involved yet another appellate court—Fort Worth's Second Court of Appeals—in hopes of obtaining emergency relief.

Court Denies Judge Carlos Cortez's Second Attempt to Seal Records in Defamation Lawsuit

John Council : Texas Lawyer : January 30, 2013

A trial court has denied Judge Carlos Cortez's second attempt to seal records related to a defamation lawsuit Cortez filed against a Dallas lawyer, ordering that those documents be released for public view by Nov. 12.

MOVERS

: The National Law Journal : January 28, 2013

Seth Levy has been named managing partner of Nixon Peabody's Los Angeles office. Plus more law firm movers in this week's column.

ON THE MOVE: Atlanta Boutique Lures A Litigator From London

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 23, 2013

Joseph Gebara has joined Fields, Howell, Athans & McLaughlin as a partner from Markel International in London, the overseas subsidiary of an insurance company, Markel Corp., based in Richmond, Va.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 22, 2013

Several firms announce new additions, including Davis Polk, Sills Cummis, FoxRothschild, Reed Smith, and more.

The Power of a Utility Player in Sports and Legal Technology

Kenneth Jones : Law Technology News : January 21, 2013

Technology organizations, like sports teams, have many assets at their disposal. Strong leadership, a long-term vision and a bit of econometric theory can help leaders maximize the value of each team member.

More Profiles ::

IN-DEPTH RESEARCH REPORT
on Sedgwick LLP

  • - Financial Information
  • - Compensation
  • - Billing Rates
  • - Lateral Partner Moves
  • - Pro bono
  • - Key Contacts

Sedgwick LLP

  • Designation: N/A
  • Head Count: N/A
  • Gross Revenues: N/A
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: N/A
  • Profits Per Partner: N/A
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

Firm Rankings

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

In Practice: The FCC and the Open Internet

John F. Stephens : The Recorder : January 03, 2014

Internet access could become toll-based for bandwidth-heavy startups, depending on how net neutrality is defined, according to Sedgwick attorney John F. Stephens.

To Cut Costs, Gordon & Rees Sends Some Functions Across the Bay

Nathalie Pierrepont : The Recorder : January 24, 2014

A Q&A with Executive Director Mark Stephens on the firm's decision to relocate 130 employees to Oakland.

Jurisdiction in the Facebook Era

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : January 19, 2014

How do courts use case law that doesn't deal with social media when assessing issues brought on by the advent of technology?

5 Year Battle Over: Defense Wins In Suit Over Insurance Commissions

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 17, 2014

A five-year case spanning three countries involving $2 million in insurance commission fees ended in a Miami-Dade Circuit courtroom with a complete defense verdict.

Echoes of My Soul

Jeffrey Winn : New York Law Journal : January 14, 2014

44th District Judge Carlos Cortez No-Billed

John Council : Texas Lawyer : January 03, 2014

A Dallas County grand jury on Feb. 20 declined to indict 44th District Judge Carlos Cortez on a family violence assault charge.

44th District Judge Carlos Cortez No-Billed

John Council : Texas Lawyer : January 27, 2014

A Dallas County grand jury on Feb. 20 declined to indict 44th District Judge Carlos Cortez on a family violence assault charge.

Sedgwick Latest Am Law Firm to Make Back-Office Move

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 10, 2014

The San Francisco-based firm plans to open an office housing various support operations in Kansas City sometime this summer. The location will be home to roughly 100 Sedgwick staffers who will either relocate or come out of the local labor force to manage work in the firm finance, human resources, information technology, knowledge management, marketing and new business operations.

In a Challenging Economy, Some Firms Pulled Away From the Pack

Nathalie Pierrepont : The Recorder : January 07, 2014

Richard Dickson's Fenwick, along with Cooley, saw gains in all the major metrics, but other firms fell flat or faltered.

Channel Twist: Legal Tech News

Kenneth Jones : Law Technology News : January 05, 2014

Tonight on the "CBS Evening News"—if all news were legal technology.

At Sedgwick, Revenue and Profits Tick Down

Nathalie Pierrepont : The Recorder : January 30, 2014

Am Law Trio Advises on KKR's $2.3 Billion Insurance Buy

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 27, 2014

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett's corporate lawyers grabbed a spot across the negotiating table from longtime client KKR on Monday, advising two private equity firms on the $2.3 billion sale of insurance claims processor Sedgwick Claims Management Services. Willkie Farr & Gallagher has also snagged a role for Sedgwick, while Latham & Watkins is representing KKR.

Judge Carlos Cortez Continues to Fight to Seal Records

John Council : Texas Lawyer : January 27, 2014

Judge Carlos Cortez argues in a Jan. 22 appellate brief that the public still has no right to see documents related to a civil suit he filed and later nonsuited against a Dallas lawyer, because his privacy rights clearly outweighs any presumption of the records' openness.

Week of January 20

: Texas Lawyer : January 20, 2014

Holly E. Engelmann and Kevin Kneupper have been promoted to principals in McKool Smith in Dallas and Austin, respectively. Plus more new positions, appointments, awards and honors.

Correction

: Texas Lawyer : January 13, 2014

Newsmakers - Jan. 6

: Texas Lawyer : January 06, 2014

Sondra S. Rosebrock has been promoted to partner in Sedgwick's Dallas office, effective Jan. 1. Plus more new positions, appointments, awards and honors.

Ramon A. Abadin Becomes The Florida Bar's President-Elect Designate

Review staff : Daily Business Review : January 17, 2013

Ramon A. Abadin, a partner in Sedgwick's Miami office, is slated to become president of The Florida Bar in June 2015.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 16, 2013

A weekly report of lawyer moves and law firm changes. Keep abreast of where movers and shakers are going and what they're doing.

Appellate Lawyer of the Week: City Wins Insurance-Coverage Suit

John Council : Texas Lawyer : January 02, 2013

David Taubenfeld's municipal client bought insurance to defend against civil litigation. But it took Taubenfeld's arguments at U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit before the city could get the benefit of that bargain.

Get Inspired

Kenneth Jones : Law Technology News : January 01, 2013

When you dive into challenges, you may be surprised when the tasks aren't as difficult as you anticipated.

VERDICTS & SETTLEMENTS

: The National Law Journal : January 25, 2013

Court Upsets Verdict After Lawyer Found Monitoring Jurors

John Caher : New York Law Journal : January 19, 2013

Justice Deborah Karalunas said Scott Greenspan of Sedgwick "violated the sanctity of the jury" when, over the course of a 15-day trial, he "continuously followed and monitored the jurors when they went to lunch, when they took smoking breaks and when they rode the elevator."

CABA Presidential Contest Called 'a Gentleman's Race.'

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 19, 2013

Don't expect any mudslinging in the Dec. 3 election for president of the Cuban American Bar Association.

Lend a Hand to the Philippines

Kenneth Jones : Law Technology News : January 15, 2013

Technology can play a valuable role in disaster relief following 100-year storms.

Representing Corporate New Jersey

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 15, 2013

Reflections on Judging

Reviewed by Jeffrey Winn : New York Law Journal : January 14, 2013

Litigation

: New York Law Journal : January 12, 2013

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Diving Into the Deep End: N.Y. Courts Tackle Tip Pooling," "Property Insurance Issues Linger at Sandy's One-Year Mark," "Ground Leases and Value-Based Rent Resets: An Alternate Reality" and "Defending Electronic Searches and Seizures."

Latest Developments in Judge Carlos Cortez's Defamation Lawsuit Against Lawyer

John Council : Texas Lawyer : January 12, 2013

Although a trial court had set a Nov. 12 deadline to lift a seal on documents that 44th District Court Judge Carlos Cortez is seeking to keep from public view, it appears those records will not be released on that date while an appeals court considers his petition for writ of mandamus.

Another Appellate Court Involved in Judge Cortez's Attempt to Seal Records

John Council : Texas Lawyer : January 06, 2013

In his second attempt to seal records and prevent their release to the public by Nov. 12, Judge Carlos Cortez has involved yet another appellate court—Fort Worth's Second Court of Appeals—in hopes of obtaining emergency relief.

Court Denies Judge Carlos Cortez's Second Attempt to Seal Records in Defamation Lawsuit

John Council : Texas Lawyer : January 30, 2013

A trial court has denied Judge Carlos Cortez's second attempt to seal records related to a defamation lawsuit Cortez filed against a Dallas lawyer, ordering that those documents be released for public view by Nov. 12.

MOVERS

: The National Law Journal : January 28, 2013

Seth Levy has been named managing partner of Nixon Peabody's Los Angeles office. Plus more law firm movers in this week's column.

ON THE MOVE: Atlanta Boutique Lures A Litigator From London

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 23, 2013

Joseph Gebara has joined Fields, Howell, Athans & McLaughlin as a partner from Markel International in London, the overseas subsidiary of an insurance company, Markel Corp., based in Richmond, Va.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 22, 2013

Several firms announce new additions, including Davis Polk, Sills Cummis, FoxRothschild, Reed Smith, and more.

The Power of a Utility Player in Sports and Legal Technology

Kenneth Jones : Law Technology News : January 21, 2013

Technology organizations, like sports teams, have many assets at their disposal. Strong leadership, a long-term vision and a bit of econometric theory can help leaders maximize the value of each team member.