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on Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.

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Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.

  • Designation: Newark, NJ
  • Head Count: 150
  • Gross Revenues: $98,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $655,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $855,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -2

Founded in 1971, this 150-lawyer firm offers a diverse list of practice areas that includes antitrust, gaming and casino, class actions and toxic torts. Industries served include pharmaceuticals, retail, government, health care and real estate. Former New Jersey Supreme Court Justice and state Attorney General Peter Verniero is now a partner.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 195 -2 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 262 -15 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 153 -10 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

Haier America Hires Samsung Alum to Be Top Lawyer

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : January 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 : January 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 : January 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 : January 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

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 21, 2014

Announcements about lawyers, firms and judges.

New Partners Yearbook 2014

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 06, 2014

The 's 15th annual profile of new partners at New Jersey firms.

Morris Stern, Bankruptcy Judge And Legal Educator, Dead at 72

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : January 18, 2014

Morris Stern, a judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey in Newark since 2001, died Feb. 12 at the age of 72.

Firm's Representation of Borrower No Bar to Partner's Loan Collection

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : January 17, 2014

A Sills Cummis & Gross partner has prevailed in his suit to collect on a loan he made to a corporate CEO who later became a client of the Newark firm.

Daily Decision Service Alert: Vol. 23, No. 31 - February 14, 2014

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 14, 2014

Daily decision alert.

After Hours

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 07, 2014

Extracurricular activities.

Waste Management of N.J. Inc. v. Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority

Debra McLoughlin : New Jersey Law Journal : January 19, 2013

Interlocutory injunctive relief may be granted to preserve the parties' positions and subject matter of the suit regardless of doubts about the movants' likelihood of success.

November Flurry Propels 2013 to Law Firm Merger Record

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 26, 2013

With five weeks left, 2013 is already a record-setting year for tie-ups involving U.S. law firms. The Am Law Daily caught up with legal consultants Ward Bower and Tony Williams to discuss the continuing trend toward consolidation here and abroad.

November Flurry Propels 2013 to Law Firm Merger Record

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 22, 2013

With five weeks left, 2013 is already a record-setting year for tie-ups involving U.S. law firms. And as the latest spate of deals pushed the total number of mergers announced so far to 78—past the previous high of 70 set in 2008—The Am Law Daily caught up with legal consultants Ward Bower and Tony Williams to discuss the continuing trend toward consolidation here and abroad.

A Ten-Year Look at Who Gets the Most Work

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 15, 2013

Representing Corporate New Jersey

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 15, 2013

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 08, 2013

Five firms announce new additions, while four have announced promotions.

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.