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Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.

  • Designation: Newark
  • Head Count: 140
  • Gross Revenues: N/A
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: N/A
  • Profits Per Partner: N/A
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

Sills Cummis & Gross is a Newark-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Sills Cummis & Gross has 137 attorneys and is the 299th largest firm in the United States.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, NJ and NY.

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 250 293 -24 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

All Eyes on Veteran Jurist Mulling Proposed Exxon Deal

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : August 06, 2015

Burlington County Superior Court Judge Michael Hogan, who retired on New Year's Day 2012 and who has been serving on a recall basis since January 2013, finds himself very much in the spotlight in what has become one the most polarizing lawsuits in the state: Hogan is expected to decide by the end of the month whether to approve the $225 million settlement agreement reached between the administration of Gov. Chris Christie and ExxonMobil over contamination claims.

Gay Marriage Ruling Not a Clear Windfall for Lawyers

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : July 30, 2015

In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, observers were quick to point out the obvious benefits to family practitioners. Weeks later, however, lawyers in family and related practice areas in New Jersey appear skeptical whether significant business gains are in the offing.

On the Move

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 30, 2015

2015 New Leaders of the Bar: The List

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 24, 2015

Third Circuit Terminates Ex-Sills Cummis Worker's Suit

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : July 14, 2015

A federal appeals panel has upheld the dismissal of a suit claiming that a former employee of Sills Cummis & Gross, apparently a casualty of layoffs, was actually let go because of his advanced age.

Paul Hastings Poaches Foursome, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 01, 2015

A leading structured finance team leaves Ashurst for Paul Hastings; a Quinn Emanuel associate development director moves on; Dentons closes on a combination; DLA Piper bolts on a boutique Down Under; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Sills Cummis Nabs Family Practice From Riker Danzig

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : June 29, 2015

After a decade of referring out matrimonial and related matters, Sills Cummis & Gross has launched a new family practice with defectors from two other New Jersey firms.

On the Move: Kelley Drye & Warren Adds 10 Attorneys

: New Jersey Law Journal : June 19, 2015

Kelley Drye & Warren in Parsippany has brought on board 10 attorneys. Plus: Summer associates at Lindbury and Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo opens a new office in this week's column.

Connell Foley Officially Returns to Newark

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : June 10, 2015

Connell Foley, making good on plans to reestablish a meaningful physical presence in the city it called home for nearly five decades, has opened the doors to its new office space in Newark.

Announcing the 2015 New Leaders of the Bar

: New Jersey Law Journal : June 09, 2015

Earlier this year, the Law Journal asked the New Jersey legal community to submit nominations for our annual New Leaders of the Bar. The nominations came pouring in, dozens upon dozens of them, all demonstrating the impressive work being done by young lawyers across the state.

Overall Population Change at NJ Firms Trails National Average

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : June 08, 2015

Though nationwide lawyer head count was essentially flat last year, New Jersey firms still lost ground in a ranking of the most populous firms in the U.S.

Summer Hiring at Large NJ Firms

: New Jersey Law Journal : June 04, 2015

Tracking summer hiring at N.J.'s largest firms.

Revenue & Census Changes at NJ-Based Firms*

: New Jersey Law Journal : May 29, 2015

Tracking revenue and census changes at New Jersey-based firms.

Revenue, Head Count Shrinking at Many Large NJ Firms

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : May 29, 2015

Though individual performance has varied greatly, a majority of New Jersey's largest homegrown firms took steps back in gross revenue and attorney head count last fiscal year, and a few are even behind where they were five years ago.

NJ Firms Stay Steady on Am Law 200

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : May 28, 2015

Once again just four New Jersey-based firms made the cut in the recently released Am Law 200, and none gained or lost significant ground in the rankings despite some revenue changes.

Real Estate Battle, Ethics Accusations Underlie Fee Suit

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : May 15, 2015

A recent $1.2 million fee suit by Sills Cummis & Gross against an ex-client has turned out to be just the latest chapter in a much lengthier saga: The underlying case—which includes an allegedly botched contract in a $24 million real estate deal and accusations of unethical conduct against a New Jersey attorney—is a story still unfolding.

Sills Cummis Sues Ex-Clients for $1.2M in Fees

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : May 12, 2015

Sills Cummis & Gross of Newark has filed a suit against an attorney, her husband and their financial advisory firm, claiming the couple failed to pay more than $1.2 million in legal fees racked up in connection with a business dispute.

Nonequity Partner Ranks Still Swelling

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : May 07, 2015

The number of nonequity partners has continued to grow at bellwether firms and branches in New Jersey, and now makes up nearly half of partner ranks.

Succession Planning a Weakness for Many Firms

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : April 30, 2015

Add up all the time spent on the practice, firm management, securing new clients and keeping current one's law license, and there's not abundant time left to ponder the future. But it's something firms small and large need to improve upon, attorneys and legal consultants said.

The 2015 New Jersey Top 20

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 24, 2015

In this year's survey, the has ranked firms based on head counts and revenue from New Jersey offices and lawyers only, even for firms headquartered in the state.

The 2015 New Jersey Top 20

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : April 24, 2015

The New Jersey Law Journal's 2015 survey of top-grossing firms and branches in the state looks different in many ways from years past, but almost all the familiar names remain.

Bellwether Bone Loss Drug Case Settles 

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : April 10, 2015

One of only two cases to go to trial in New Jersey in litigation involving the bone loss drug Zometa has been settled on unknown terms before a state appeals court could issue a ruling.

NJWLA Hosts First Business Development Summit

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 06, 2015

More than 75 women attorneys attended the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association's ("NJWLA") Business Development Summit, presented by the Association's Women's Leadership Committee and newly-created In-House Counsel Committee at the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park on Feb. 24.

Firms Strive for Adaptability In Uncertain Litigation Market

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : March 27, 2015

Many New Jersey firms and branches say litigation practices are holding their own or becoming busier, but whether demand and revenue are up, down or neutral, market uncertainty has them aspiring to be as nimble as possible—particularly with staffing.

Gibbons' Revenue Down 3.9 Percent, PPP Drops 2.9 Percent

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : March 23, 2015

Gibbons, one of New Jersey's top-ranked firms by earnings and attorney head count, followed up an essentially flat fiscal 2013 by taking a step back in revenue last year—and in the process continued its trend of shedding lawyers.

Winners and Losers: March 20, 2015

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 20, 2015

The state's biggest winners and losers for the week of March 20.

New Complex Business Litigation Program a Work in Progress

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : March 10, 2015

Rather than follow the lead of other states that set up specialized courts to handle complicated commercial disputes, New Jersey has opted instead for a de facto business track, which, as of March 3, had 26 cases in 12 counties.

Environmental Lawyers Question NJ's Settlement With ExxonMobil

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : March 09, 2015

Lawyers who practice environmental law said the public and lawmakers may hold reasonable suspicions about the legitimacy of the decision by the administration of Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to settle a massive legal battle over contamination from ExxonMobil for far less in damages than had originally been sought.

Littler Goes to Guatemala, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 08, 2015

Littler Mendelson's Swiss verein enters Guatemala, as the global labor and employment firm loses a six-lawyer team in Atlanta; Covington & Burling opens in Los Angeles; Paul Hastings' hiring spree extends to Brazil; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

2015 New Partners: R-T

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 06, 2015