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Sedgwick

  • Designation: San Francisco
  • Head Count: 311
  • Gross Revenues: $190,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $610,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $565,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -18

Sedgwick is a San Francisco-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Sedgwick has 342 attorneys and is the 129th largest firm in the United States.  With $190,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 154th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, FL, IL, IN, NJ, NY, TX and WA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 154 -18 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 129 -3 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 172 -172 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 30 7 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 99 -99 Summer programs

In the News

California Women Lawyers Launches In-House Network

David Ruiz : The Recorder : May 15, 2015

Organizers say the effort is aimed at advancing women lawyers at corporate legal departments.

Jury Awards Broker $423,000 for Lost Commissions on Peebles' Bath Club Sales

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : May 12, 2015

Miami-Dade jurors have slapped prominent developer Don Peebles with a finding of fraudulent misrepresentation and awarded broker Dora Puig $423,000 for lost sales commissions.

D.C. Moves: Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : May 11, 2015

A roundup of Washington, D.C. lateral moves and promotions.

Nossaman Hires Six Environmental/Land Use Laterals

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : May 08, 2015

Alan Glen leads a group of environmental and land use attorneys who joined Nossaman's Austin and Washington, D.C., offices.

K&L Gates Absorbs Austin Shop, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 05, 2015

Despite a recent spate of departures, K&L Gates absorbed three-partner Moltz Morton & Glenn in Austin, Texas; Cozen O'Connor brings on a 10-lawyer state attorneys general group from Dickstein Shapiro; White & Case raids Clifford Chance in the Middle East; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

$280,000 to Estate of Woman Killed in Fire

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 16, 2015

The estate of a woman killed in a house fire received $280,000 after it alleged that the home's propane tank and water heater caused the deadly blaze.

Optimize Service to Enhance Technology Value

Ken Jones : Legaltech News : April 02, 2015

Get workflows right: provide service to clients in the manner they prefer to be served.

Dori Foster-Morales Wins New Term on Florida Bar Board of Governors

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : March 24, 2015

Family law attorney Dori Foster-Morales easily beats back a challenge by Assistant Attorney General Marlon Weiss to retain her Miami-Dade seat on the board.

Polsinelli Sets Up Shop in Raleigh, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 17, 2015

After raiding Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough for five health care partners, fast-growing Polinselli will open an office in Raleigh; Gibson Dunn and Winston & Strawn add new practice leaders; the NSA's top lawyer returns to Mayer Brown; three former federal prosecutors flock to Robins Kaplan and Wilmer; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Musical Chairs at McKenna Long, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

McKenna Long & Aldridge, poised to vote Monday on a union with Dentons, saw two new partners depart because of conflicts; Morgan Lewis lures eight partners in Dallas ahead of another merger in Singapore; Winston & Strawn poaches 10 more partners from Pillsbury; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Cahill's Revenue, Profits Slip After Two Record Years

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 13, 2015

Cahill Gordon & Reindel's revenue and profitability showed modest declines last year, with gross revenue down 1.7 percent, to $380 million, while profits per partner dropped 4.4 percent, to $3.62 million in 2014. The firm's head count was up 1.6 percent to 327 lawyers in 2014, from 322 the previous year.

Sedgwick Settles $210 Million Legal Malpractice Case

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : March 11, 2015

Sedgwick has reached a tentative settlement to resolve a lawsuit over its role in a $1 billion Ponzi scheme in California. A spokesman for the San Francisco law firm, which put off a March 3 trial to begin settlement discussions, confirmed that an agreement had been reached. Details of the settlement were not disclosed.

Firm Refugees Find New Homes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 17, 2015

Big firms take on more partners from Bingham McCutchen and Edwards Wildman Palmer; Dentons heads to Northern Virginia; King & Spalding snags a rival's IP litigation co-head; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : February 09, 2015

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.

West Coast Firm Sedgwick Moves on from Newark-Based Chair

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : February 09, 2015

When Sedgwick elected a new chair recently, it was to replace Michael Tanenbaum, a lawyer who found himself in the unusual position of managing a large San Francisco-based firm out of its Newark branch.

Sedgwick Taps New Chair

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : February 04, 2015

San Francisco-based life sciences litigator Michael Healy began a three-year term Wednesday.

Creating a Winning Culture

Kenneth Jones : Legaltech News : February 04, 2015

Don't trash your team in times of crisis. Instead, think of it as an opportunity to encourage your group.

What's Next for Net Neutrality?

Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : February 04, 2015

Sedgwick's John Stephens discusses the FCC's plan to regulate the Internet as a utility and what the courts and Congress may have to say about it.

Trust Darwin: How Tech Will Disrupt, Save the Legal Profession

Monica Bay : Legaltech News : February 02, 2015

Big Law leaders need to go to more major league baseball games.

To Cut Expenses, More Firms Are Opening Back Offices

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : January 27, 2015

A stumbling block for some has been the up-front costs; it can take four years to see a return on investment.

Littler Back Office Feels Polsinelli Backlash

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : January 21, 2015

Less than two weeks after Littler Mendelson announced it would open a back office in Kansas City, Mo., local firm Polsinelli is criticizing the move for undercutting the competitive advantage that it and others now enjoy.

Latham, Littler Launch Back Office Operations

Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : January 09, 2015

In the latest move by Am Law 100 firms looking to slash expenses, Latham & Watkins and Littler Mendelson have announced plans for back office operations centers in Manchester, England, and Kansas City, Mo., respectively.

Sedgwick Fighting for Dismissal of Malpractice Claims

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : January 05, 2015

Sedgwick LLP has asked a federal judge to toss out a $200 million malpractice case filed against the firm in the fallout from a failed Ponzi scheme.

Move Over Grisham, More Lawyers Moonlight in Fiction

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : December 30, 2014

The latest legal thriller by Morgan Lewis partner Reece Hirsch has a timely topic—state-sponsored cybercrime.

Gibson Dunn, Kirkland Trade Blows; Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 14, 2014

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher grabbed a senior debt finance partner from Kirkland & Ellis in London, as the latter snatches Winston & Strawn's litigation chair in Chicago; Jones Day beefs up in Miami; Sidley Austin snags six from Loeb & Loeb; a half-dozen lawyers leave firms for in-house jobs and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

ILTA Survey: Security Is Top Worry

Mark Gerlach : Legaltech News : December 09, 2014

Growing concern over security trumps email management as top IT concern.

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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

Sedgwick, is an USA-based law firm.  

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

California Women Lawyers Launches In-House Network

David Ruiz : The Recorder : May 15, 2015

Organizers say the effort is aimed at advancing women lawyers at corporate legal departments.

Jury Awards Broker $423,000 for Lost Commissions on Peebles' Bath Club Sales

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : May 12, 2015

Miami-Dade jurors have slapped prominent developer Don Peebles with a finding of fraudulent misrepresentation and awarded broker Dora Puig $423,000 for lost sales commissions.

D.C. Moves: Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : May 11, 2015

A roundup of Washington, D.C. lateral moves and promotions.

Nossaman Hires Six Environmental/Land Use Laterals

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : May 08, 2015

Alan Glen leads a group of environmental and land use attorneys who joined Nossaman's Austin and Washington, D.C., offices.

K&L Gates Absorbs Austin Shop, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 05, 2015

Despite a recent spate of departures, K&L Gates absorbed three-partner Moltz Morton & Glenn in Austin, Texas; Cozen O'Connor brings on a 10-lawyer state attorneys general group from Dickstein Shapiro; White & Case raids Clifford Chance in the Middle East; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

$280,000 to Estate of Woman Killed in Fire

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 16, 2015

The estate of a woman killed in a house fire received $280,000 after it alleged that the home's propane tank and water heater caused the deadly blaze.

Optimize Service to Enhance Technology Value

Ken Jones : Legaltech News : April 02, 2015

Get workflows right: provide service to clients in the manner they prefer to be served.

Dori Foster-Morales Wins New Term on Florida Bar Board of Governors

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : March 24, 2015

Family law attorney Dori Foster-Morales easily beats back a challenge by Assistant Attorney General Marlon Weiss to retain her Miami-Dade seat on the board.

Polsinelli Sets Up Shop in Raleigh, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 17, 2015

After raiding Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough for five health care partners, fast-growing Polinselli will open an office in Raleigh; Gibson Dunn and Winston & Strawn add new practice leaders; the NSA's top lawyer returns to Mayer Brown; three former federal prosecutors flock to Robins Kaplan and Wilmer; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Musical Chairs at McKenna Long, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

McKenna Long & Aldridge, poised to vote Monday on a union with Dentons, saw two new partners depart because of conflicts; Morgan Lewis lures eight partners in Dallas ahead of another merger in Singapore; Winston & Strawn poaches 10 more partners from Pillsbury; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Cahill's Revenue, Profits Slip After Two Record Years

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 13, 2015

Cahill Gordon & Reindel's revenue and profitability showed modest declines last year, with gross revenue down 1.7 percent, to $380 million, while profits per partner dropped 4.4 percent, to $3.62 million in 2014. The firm's head count was up 1.6 percent to 327 lawyers in 2014, from 322 the previous year.

Sedgwick Settles $210 Million Legal Malpractice Case

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : March 11, 2015

Sedgwick has reached a tentative settlement to resolve a lawsuit over its role in a $1 billion Ponzi scheme in California. A spokesman for the San Francisco law firm, which put off a March 3 trial to begin settlement discussions, confirmed that an agreement had been reached. Details of the settlement were not disclosed.

Firm Refugees Find New Homes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 17, 2015

Big firms take on more partners from Bingham McCutchen and Edwards Wildman Palmer; Dentons heads to Northern Virginia; King & Spalding snags a rival's IP litigation co-head; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : February 09, 2015

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.

West Coast Firm Sedgwick Moves on from Newark-Based Chair

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : February 09, 2015

When Sedgwick elected a new chair recently, it was to replace Michael Tanenbaum, a lawyer who found himself in the unusual position of managing a large San Francisco-based firm out of its Newark branch.

Sedgwick Taps New Chair

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : February 04, 2015

San Francisco-based life sciences litigator Michael Healy began a three-year term Wednesday.

Creating a Winning Culture

Kenneth Jones : Legaltech News : February 04, 2015

Don't trash your team in times of crisis. Instead, think of it as an opportunity to encourage your group.

What's Next for Net Neutrality?

Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : February 04, 2015

Sedgwick's John Stephens discusses the FCC's plan to regulate the Internet as a utility and what the courts and Congress may have to say about it.

Trust Darwin: How Tech Will Disrupt, Save the Legal Profession

Monica Bay : Legaltech News : February 02, 2015

Big Law leaders need to go to more major league baseball games.

To Cut Expenses, More Firms Are Opening Back Offices

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : January 27, 2015

A stumbling block for some has been the up-front costs; it can take four years to see a return on investment.

Littler Back Office Feels Polsinelli Backlash

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : January 21, 2015

Less than two weeks after Littler Mendelson announced it would open a back office in Kansas City, Mo., local firm Polsinelli is criticizing the move for undercutting the competitive advantage that it and others now enjoy.

Latham, Littler Launch Back Office Operations

Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : January 09, 2015

In the latest move by Am Law 100 firms looking to slash expenses, Latham & Watkins and Littler Mendelson have announced plans for back office operations centers in Manchester, England, and Kansas City, Mo., respectively.

Sedgwick Fighting for Dismissal of Malpractice Claims

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : January 05, 2015

Sedgwick LLP has asked a federal judge to toss out a $200 million malpractice case filed against the firm in the fallout from a failed Ponzi scheme.

Move Over Grisham, More Lawyers Moonlight in Fiction

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : December 30, 2014

The latest legal thriller by Morgan Lewis partner Reece Hirsch has a timely topic—state-sponsored cybercrime.

Gibson Dunn, Kirkland Trade Blows; Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 14, 2014

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher grabbed a senior debt finance partner from Kirkland & Ellis in London, as the latter snatches Winston & Strawn's litigation chair in Chicago; Jones Day beefs up in Miami; Sidley Austin snags six from Loeb & Loeb; a half-dozen lawyers leave firms for in-house jobs and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

ILTA Survey: Security Is Top Worry

Mark Gerlach : Legaltech News : December 09, 2014

Growing concern over security trumps email management as top IT concern.

More Profiles:
Choose A Law Firm

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

Sedgwick is an USA-based law firm.  

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

California Women Lawyers Launches In-House Network

David Ruiz : The Recorder : May 15, 2015

Organizers say the effort is aimed at advancing women lawyers at corporate legal departments.

Jury Awards Broker $423,000 for Lost Commissions on Peebles' Bath Club Sales

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : May 12, 2015

Miami-Dade jurors have slapped prominent developer Don Peebles with a finding of fraudulent misrepresentation and awarded broker Dora Puig $423,000 for lost sales commissions.

D.C. Moves: Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : May 11, 2015

A roundup of Washington, D.C. lateral moves and promotions.

Nossaman Hires Six Environmental/Land Use Laterals

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : May 08, 2015

Alan Glen leads a group of environmental and land use attorneys who joined Nossaman's Austin and Washington, D.C., offices.

K&L Gates Absorbs Austin Shop, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 05, 2015

Despite a recent spate of departures, K&L Gates absorbed three-partner Moltz Morton & Glenn in Austin, Texas; Cozen O'Connor brings on a 10-lawyer state attorneys general group from Dickstein Shapiro; White & Case raids Clifford Chance in the Middle East; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

$280,000 to Estate of Woman Killed in Fire

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 16, 2015

The estate of a woman killed in a house fire received $280,000 after it alleged that the home's propane tank and water heater caused the deadly blaze.

Optimize Service to Enhance Technology Value

Ken Jones : Legaltech News : April 02, 2015

Get workflows right: provide service to clients in the manner they prefer to be served.

Dori Foster-Morales Wins New Term on Florida Bar Board of Governors

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : March 24, 2015

Family law attorney Dori Foster-Morales easily beats back a challenge by Assistant Attorney General Marlon Weiss to retain her Miami-Dade seat on the board.

Polsinelli Sets Up Shop in Raleigh, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 17, 2015

After raiding Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough for five health care partners, fast-growing Polinselli will open an office in Raleigh; Gibson Dunn and Winston & Strawn add new practice leaders; the NSA's top lawyer returns to Mayer Brown; three former federal prosecutors flock to Robins Kaplan and Wilmer; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Musical Chairs at McKenna Long, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

McKenna Long & Aldridge, poised to vote Monday on a union with Dentons, saw two new partners depart because of conflicts; Morgan Lewis lures eight partners in Dallas ahead of another merger in Singapore; Winston & Strawn poaches 10 more partners from Pillsbury; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Cahill's Revenue, Profits Slip After Two Record Years

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 13, 2015

Cahill Gordon & Reindel's revenue and profitability showed modest declines last year, with gross revenue down 1.7 percent, to $380 million, while profits per partner dropped 4.4 percent, to $3.62 million in 2014. The firm's head count was up 1.6 percent to 327 lawyers in 2014, from 322 the previous year.

Sedgwick Settles $210 Million Legal Malpractice Case

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : March 11, 2015

Sedgwick has reached a tentative settlement to resolve a lawsuit over its role in a $1 billion Ponzi scheme in California. A spokesman for the San Francisco law firm, which put off a March 3 trial to begin settlement discussions, confirmed that an agreement had been reached. Details of the settlement were not disclosed.

Firm Refugees Find New Homes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 17, 2015

Big firms take on more partners from Bingham McCutchen and Edwards Wildman Palmer; Dentons heads to Northern Virginia; King & Spalding snags a rival's IP litigation co-head; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : February 09, 2015

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.

West Coast Firm Sedgwick Moves on from Newark-Based Chair

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : February 09, 2015

When Sedgwick elected a new chair recently, it was to replace Michael Tanenbaum, a lawyer who found himself in the unusual position of managing a large San Francisco-based firm out of its Newark branch.

Sedgwick Taps New Chair

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : February 04, 2015

San Francisco-based life sciences litigator Michael Healy began a three-year term Wednesday.

Creating a Winning Culture

Kenneth Jones : Legaltech News : February 04, 2015

Don't trash your team in times of crisis. Instead, think of it as an opportunity to encourage your group.

What's Next for Net Neutrality?

Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : February 04, 2015

Sedgwick's John Stephens discusses the FCC's plan to regulate the Internet as a utility and what the courts and Congress may have to say about it.

Trust Darwin: How Tech Will Disrupt, Save the Legal Profession

Monica Bay : Legaltech News : February 02, 2015

Big Law leaders need to go to more major league baseball games.

To Cut Expenses, More Firms Are Opening Back Offices

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : January 27, 2015

A stumbling block for some has been the up-front costs; it can take four years to see a return on investment.

Littler Back Office Feels Polsinelli Backlash

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : January 21, 2015

Less than two weeks after Littler Mendelson announced it would open a back office in Kansas City, Mo., local firm Polsinelli is criticizing the move for undercutting the competitive advantage that it and others now enjoy.

Latham, Littler Launch Back Office Operations

Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : January 09, 2015

In the latest move by Am Law 100 firms looking to slash expenses, Latham & Watkins and Littler Mendelson have announced plans for back office operations centers in Manchester, England, and Kansas City, Mo., respectively.

Sedgwick Fighting for Dismissal of Malpractice Claims

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : January 05, 2015

Sedgwick LLP has asked a federal judge to toss out a $200 million malpractice case filed against the firm in the fallout from a failed Ponzi scheme.

Move Over Grisham, More Lawyers Moonlight in Fiction

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : December 30, 2014

The latest legal thriller by Morgan Lewis partner Reece Hirsch has a timely topic—state-sponsored cybercrime.

Gibson Dunn, Kirkland Trade Blows; Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 14, 2014

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher grabbed a senior debt finance partner from Kirkland & Ellis in London, as the latter snatches Winston & Strawn's litigation chair in Chicago; Jones Day beefs up in Miami; Sidley Austin snags six from Loeb & Loeb; a half-dozen lawyers leave firms for in-house jobs and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

ILTA Survey: Security Is Top Worry

Mark Gerlach : Legaltech News : December 09, 2014

Growing concern over security trumps email management as top IT concern.