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Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.

  • Designation: Newark
  • Head Count: 130
  • Gross Revenues: $85,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $655,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $865,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Sills Cummis & Gross is a Newark-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Sills Cummis & Gross has 130 attorneys and is the 313th largest firm in the United States.  With $85,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 200th on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking.  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 200 200 -200 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 299 -6 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

Head Count Declines Outpaced Growth Among NY Firms

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : July 11, 2016

The largest law firms in New York showed wide disparity in attorney head count growth, and gains at some firms were outweighed by deep drops at others.

In re Nickelodeon Consumer Privacy Litig.

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 07, 2016

Company's Disregard of Its Promise to Protect Online Privacy Actionable

T&E Practices Still Kicking at Midsized New Jersey Firms

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : July 06, 2016

Celebrity deaths and estate tax repeal efforts have a way of raising the profile of trusts and estate practices. Both of those have been in the news this year, and both highlight the fact that many top law firms turned away from those practices. But at midsized firms in New Jersey, T&E was never dead and buried, practitioners say.

Capital Health Sys. Inc. v. Horizon Healthcare Servs. Inc.

: New Jersey Law Journal : June 30, 2016

Discovery of Health Benefits Providers' Proprietary Documents Limited

GoPro Sues Polaroid Over Patent Infringement

Ross Todd : The Recorder : June 28, 2016

Adventure camera company GoPro Inc. is going after the companies behind a rival Polaroid-branded camera with claims of patent infringement.

Justices Void 6-Month Filing Deadline for Discrimination Claims

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : June 15, 2016

In a landmark decision, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled on June 15 that the two-year statute of limitations for filing a lawsuit alleging violations of the state Law Against Discrimination cannot be shortened by a clause in an employment agreement or contract.

Calendar

: New Jersey Law Journal : June 10, 2016

Please note that calendar events must be received in writing by this office no later than TUESDAY morning, six days prior to the Monday issue in which the calendar item is to appear.

Ex-GC in Battle With Lenox Over Access to Hard Drive

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : June 08, 2016

Lenox Corp., a maker of china, gifts and collectibles, is battling with its former general counsel over the right to examine his computer hard drive in connection with a suit accusing him of taking away confidential information when he left to work for a competitor.

Calendar

: New Jersey Law Journal : June 03, 2016

Please note that calendar events must be received in writing by this office no later than TUESDAY morning, six days prior to the Monday issue in which the calendar item is to appear.

Revenue Climbs for Most Top 20 Firms

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : May 27, 2016

The middle ain't a bad place to be—a saying that perhaps has yet to be coined, but certainly applies to New Jersey firms and branches that find themselves in the middle ranks of the Law Journal's annual survey of top-grossing firms.

NJ Firms Gain Ground on Am Law 200 and Two Rejoin the Ranks

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : May 25, 2016

Six New Jersey-homegrown firms made the cut for The American Lawyer's recently released rankings of the top-grossing. All four making return appearances improved their standing, while two others returned to the list after missing the cut in recent years.

Firms Ranked by Gross Revenue

: The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016

Gross Revenue for the Second Hundred decreased in 2015 by an average of 3.2 percent, reversing a 2.1 percent increase in 2014. The Second Hundred's fall in average gross revenue widens the gap between it and The Am Law 100, which showed a 2.7 percent increase in average gross revenue in 2015.

Methodology: Diversity Scorecard

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016

The Am Law Second Hundred: Taking a Dive

Jennifer Henderson : The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016

Overall, the firms in the bottom half of the Am Law 200 had a rougher year than their richer counterparts.

After Hours

: New Jersey Law Journal : May 12, 2016

Confidentiality is Key Issue in Heating-Up OMNIA Litigation

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : May 05, 2016

For lawyers challenging Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey's controversial OMNIA insurance plan, the approaches have varied—some attacks hinge on public policy, while others sound in contract and tort law—but the endgame appears to be the same.

Calendar

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 22, 2016

Please note that calendar events must be received in writing by this office no later than TUESDAY morning, six days prior to the Monday issue in which the calendar item is to appear.

Calendar

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 15, 2016

Please note that calendar events must be received in writing by this office no later than TUESDAY morning, six days prior to the Monday issue in which the calendar item is to appear.

Sterling Laurel Realty LLC v Laurel Gardens Co-Op Inc.

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 13, 2016

Business Corporation Act Precluded Co-Op Board From Reducing Quorum Requirement

Sokol Behot Adds Two Partners as It Rebuilds Litigation Group

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : April 11, 2016

After shedding its litigation practice to Sills Cummis & Gross a little more than a year ago, Sokol Behot has continued its efforts to build back, most recently by adding two partners—one of whom was among the group of 2015 defectors.

McGuireWoods' Hiring Spree Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 04, 2016

McGuireWoods adds 13 partners in 13 days; Paul Weiss poaches a high-powered Cravath M&A partner; Kenyon & Kenyon loses two patent prosecution pros to Norton Rose Fulbright; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 18, 2016

Greenbaum Rowe Names Two New Partners and Three New Counsel. Sills Cummis & Gross Welcomes Two New Partners.

2016 New Partner Announcements

: The American Lawyer : March 14, 2016

The American Lawyer invites firms to send us the names of their new partners for 2016. Please send submissions to newpartners@alm.com.

New Partners Yearbook 2016

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 11, 2016

The Law Journal's annual yearbook on new partners, including lateral hires, in New Jersey.

Judiciary Seeks to Close Diagnostic Dye, Bone Density Drug Mass Torts

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : March 10, 2016

The state judiciary is aiming to close the book on two mass tort matters centralized in Middlesex County in 2008 after the judge there said active matters no longer are pending.

Sills Cummis Names Two New Partners

Staff : The American Lawyer : March 02, 2016

They work in Newark and New York.