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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

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

2015 New Partners: D-G

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 06, 2015

2015 New Partners: H-L

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 06, 2015

2015 New Partners: M-Q

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 06, 2015

ADL Honors Mark Levenson at Annual NJ Gala

: New Jersey Law Journal : February 27, 2015

Ropes & Gray Ramps Up in Data Security, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 24, 2015

A data privacy expert joins Ropes & Gray on the West Coast; a former Bingham McCutchen practice leader lands at Mayer Brown; Epstein Becker & Green's 15-lawyer raid lands it an office in Princeton; Cleary Gottlieb hires a former Sullivan & Cromwell tax partner and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Epstein Becker Nabs 15-Lawyer Group, Opens in Princeton

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

Epstein Becker Green, a New York-based firm that already had a significant New Jersey presence going back to the 1980s, has nabbed a 15-lawyer health care group from Newark's Sills Cummis & Gross and has opened a new office in Princeton, New Jersey.

Judge Adopts Report Calling for ERISA Counsel to Pay $246K

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : February 09, 2015

A federal judge in Newark has adopted a special master's report recommending that plaintiffs lawyers in a class action against Health Net Inc. be ordered to repay $246,224 for failing to properly supervise a claims administrator.

Sills Cummis Nabs Name Partner, Four Others From Sokol Behot

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : February 03, 2015

Sills Cummis & Gross has added a five-lawyer group led by Joseph Fiorenzo, a trial attorney and longtime name partner at Sokol, Behot & Fiorenzo in Hackensack, N.J.

Firms Use Technology to Plow Through Snow-Related Closures

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

The looming snowstorm—though it turned out to be much milder than expected—prompted New Jersey firms and branches to close early on Jan. 26 and stay closed the next day. But the ability to work remotely meant it was business as usual for most firms.

'The Situation' Gets Time to Shore Up Defense in Tax Case

Jennifer Genova and Laura Castro : New Jersey Law Journal : January 23, 2015

The tax fraud trial against former "Jersey Shore" cast member Michael Sorrentino, and his brother, Marc, was originally scheduled to start on Mar. 2, but was issued a "complex case designation" by N.J. federal Judge Susan Wigenton on Jan. 15 and postponed until September.

Judges Can Attend State of the State Speeches, But Quietly

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : January 23, 2015

New Jersey judges are free to attend State of the State speeches and similar events and they can even wear their judicial robes but they must be "very circumspect in their demeanor and reactions," according to newly issued guidelines from the state Supreme Court.

MDL Against Google, Viacom Over Kids' Data Privacy Tossed

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : January 21, 2015

A federal judge in Newark has dismissed multidistrict litigation against Google Inc., and Viacom Inc., rejecting claims that the companies' online data collection violates the privacy of children under 13.

On The Move: Two Promoted at Walder Hayden

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 09, 2015

Walder Hayden in Roseland, N.J., promotes of counsel Asaad Siddiqi and Kevin Buchan.

Unapproved Opinions: December 30, 2014 - January 7, 2015

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 09, 2015

Opinions not approved for publication.

Long-Serving NJ Justice Clifford Dead at Age 89

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

Former New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Robert Clifford, who served under three chief justices and for longer than all but two other associate justices, died Nov. 29 at the age of 89.