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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 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Sills Cummis & Gross has 140 attorneys and is the 293rd 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

Sills Cummis Awards 2014 Walsh Scholarship

: New Jersey Law Journal : September 11, 2014

Newark's Sills Cummis & Gross has awarded its 2014 Charles J. Walsh Scholarship to Joyce Lee, a first-year student at Rutgers School of Law–Newark.

Malpractice Suit Proceeds Against Fox Rothschild

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : September 02, 2014

A New Jersey appeals court has reinstated a legal malpractice suit against Fox Rothschild, finding, as a matter of law, that attorneys have a duty of care to explain the terms of an agreement to clients, even if those terms are unambiguous and the client is a sophisticated businessperson who personally negotiated those terms.

As Casino Gambling Busts, Atlantic City Firms Play On

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : August 27, 2014

The planned shuttering of three casinos over Labor Day weekend or soon after—Revel, Showboat and Trump Plaza—would seem to have dealt a cruel hand to the legal industry in Atlantic City, N.J. But, nearly four decades after gambling was legalized in the city, lawyers there say they're carrying on.

Laurajane B. Kastner

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 24, 2014

Sills Cummis & Gross, Newark

New Leaders of the Bar 2014

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 24, 2014

The lawyers profiled in these pages are those that represent a new wave of leadership in the New Jersey legal profession.

Is OVDP Still Such a Good Deal?

Lawrence S. Horn and Richard J. Sapinski : New Jersey Law Journal : July 24, 2014

In June, the IRS announced major changes to the terms of its Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program—should your client consider making use of the revised program?

New Mass Torts Judge Picked for Atlantic County

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : July 17, 2014

Atlantic County Superior Court Judge Nelson Johnson will take over as judge overseeing multicounty litigation, judiciary spokeswoman Tammy Kendig confirmed on Thursday.

Firm Financials

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 11, 2014

A look at the yearly numbers behind the 's yearly Top 20, and New Jersey's biggest firms.

The 2014 New Leaders of the Bar

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 08, 2014

The 49 lawyers included on this list are those that we decided—after a rigorous evaluation process—are emblematic of a new wave of leadership in the New Jersey legal profession.

N.J. Firms Improve Pro Bono Numbers But Still Lag

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : July 03, 2014

New Jersey firms showed improvement in their dedication to volunteer work, though there's plenty of room for further gains, a recent survey of national pro bono work at large firms shows.

Judge Invites Scrutiny of Gibbons Ties in Port Authority Case

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : June 27, 2014

A federal judge has invited parties in four cases against the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey that are pending before him to weigh in on whether he should hand them off to another judge because he provided legal services for the agency as a partner at Gibbons before he went on the bench.

Archer & Greiner's Monmouth Shop Growing in Ranks, Practice Areas

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : June 25, 2014

Archer & Greiner, South Jersey's most populous firm, is bolstering its Monmouth County presence—and in the process strengthening its government-related practice.

N.J. Firms Contract in Size Even as Head Counts Up in National Survey

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : June 11, 2014

As head counts at large U.S. firms grew almost 4 percent on average, the most populous New Jersey firms were heading in the other direction.

Summer Associate Hiring Falls to A New Low at New Jersey Firms

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : June 05, 2014

Summer hiring at New Jersey firms and branches, which plateaued at well below pre-recession rates in recent years, now has hit a new low.

A Second Chance

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : June 01, 2014

A lawyer who passed up a GC job once grabs the brass ring the second time; and other Moves.

N.J. Firms Steady in AmLaw 200, But Two Slide Off the Board

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : May 30, 2014

New Jersey firms held their ground in the recently released national AmLaw 200 rankings, though two that have made appearances before failed to make the cut.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : May 12, 2014

Seven firms announce new hires, outsourcing firm EXL has appointed Nancy Saltzman as general counsel and company secretary, and Fordham Law School has appointed Nestor Davidson as associate dean for academic affairs.

On The Move: Mairella Joins Sills Cummis

: New Jersey Law Journal : May 01, 2014

Lauletta Birnbaum welcomes Robert McKinley as partner, and named to the N.J. Supreme Court Committee on Complementary Dispute Resolution are Deborah Nelson and Robert MacPherson.

Late Filing Stymies McCarter's Bid For Urban-Enterprise Tax Refund

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : April 30, 2014

McCarter & English cannot recoup more than $400,000 in sales and use taxes that it paid to New Jersey because it missed the statute of limitations for seeking a refund, a Tax Court judge says.

Sills Cummis' Gross and Net Down, But Profits per Partner Are Stable

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : April 28, 2014

Sills Cummis & Gross, one of New Jersey's largest and perennially highest-grossing firms saw a drop-off in revenue and a sharp decline in net profits in the last fiscal year.

Large N.J. Firms Sluggish in Revenue, Profits

Ronald J. Fleury : New Jersey Law Journal : April 25, 2014

New Jersey's bellwether firms continued in 2013 the retrenchment that began a year earlier, as revenues stayed virtually flat while profits abated slightly.

Women Lawyers Bestow WILL Platinum Awards

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 11, 2014

The New Jersey Women Lawyers Association held its seventh annual Women's Initiative and Leaders in the Law (WILL) Platinum Gala, Drinker Biddle "Goes Red," and Sills Cummis attorneys receive Builders' Awards.

Haier America Hires Samsung Alum to Be Top Lawyer

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : April 03, 2014

Looking within the electronics industry, the Chinese company hires an attorney with deep risk and litigation experience.

Litigation Departments of the Year

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 03, 2014

The results of the 's second annual venture into rating law firm litigation departments for excellence. Awards are given in general, commercial, employment, insurance, intellectual property, labor and employment, product liability and real estate litigation.

Sills Keeps Litigation All Under One Roof

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 03, 2014

Newark's Sills Cummis & Gross has a multifaceted litigation department that spans a wide reach of commercial practice areas, all unified under a central management structure.

St. Peter's Hospital Found Ineligible for Religious Exemption From ERISA

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : April 01, 2014

A New Jersey hospital operator with a saintly name underfunded its pensions to the tune of $70 million by improperly claiming entitlement to ERISA's "church plan" exemption, a federal judge says.

On The Move: March 24, 2014

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 21, 2014

Jeffrey Levin joins LeClairRyan, Hill Wallack in Princeton promotes associates Adam Kaplan and Ryan Kennedy, and more hiring news from firms around New Jersey.