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Stevens & Lee, A Professional Corporation

  • Designation: Reading, Pa.
  • Head Count: 151
  • Gross Revenues: $108,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $720,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,180,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 5

Stevens & Lee, A Professional Corporation is a Reading-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Stevens & Lee, A Professional Corporation has 151 attorneys and is the 257th largest firm in the United States.  With $108,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 187th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in DE, NJ, NY, PA and SC.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 187 5 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 250 -13 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 172 -172 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 201 4 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Pa. Law Weekly - People in the News - September 15, 2015 - Burns White Hires Schadel and Eberle

: The Legal Intelligencer : September 15, 2015

Burns White hired James R. Schadel and Scott R. Eberle, both formerly of Weinheimer, Schadel & Haber, as members to the firm's Pittsburgh headquarters.

Attorney Facing SEC Fraud Charges 'Shocked' by Allegations

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : September 14, 2015

William Uchimoto, who spent time running the China practice groups for Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney and Stevens & Lee, said he was "shocked" to learn of the SEC's civil securities fraud charges leveled against him Sept. 10.

Former Big Law Lawyers Targeted in Benjamin Wey Fraud Case

Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : September 10, 2015

Two lawyers with Am Law 200 pedigrees, including a former Sullivan & Cromwell lawyer and the former head of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney's China practice, have been ensnared in the latest troubles of Chinese stock promoter Ben Wey.

For Kane, Long Odds in Discipline Fight, Lawyers Say

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : September 09, 2015

In response to a petition seeking an emergency temporary suspension of her law license, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has said pulling her right to practice would deny her due process, but attorneys said that argument might be easily dismissed.

Diocese Claims Narrowed in Dispute Over L.I. Cemetery

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : September 08, 2015

A Roman Catholic diocese locked in an extended dispute with a Long Island village over plans to create a cemetery can proceed with some of its constitutional claims against the municipality, a judge has ruled.

Stevens & Lee Nabs Government Contracts Group From Hill Wallack

Zack Needles : New Jersey Law Journal : September 03, 2015

Reading, Pennsylvania-based Stevens & Lee, in a renewed push to bolster its New Jersey ranks, has added a three-attorney administrative law and government contracts group to its Princeton office from Hill Wallack, including the head of that firm's practice.

People in the News - Aug. 26, 2015 - Schwartzman Elected JCB Vice Chair

: The Legal Intelligencer : August 26, 2015

James C. Schwartzman of Stevens & Lee was elected vice chairman of the Judicial Conduct Board of Pennsylvania.

Kane: Criminal Charges Stem From Porn Emails

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : August 13, 2015

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane said the charges against her are part of a plan to keep under wraps a chain of emails that included pornography and racially and religiously offensive material.

Kane's Fight Seen as Uphill Battle

Lizzy McLellan and Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : August 11, 2015

After being criminally charged last week, state Attorney General Kathleen Kane said she will fight back and refused to step down. But her league of supporters, credibility and political prospects seem to have all but disappeared, observers said.

Energy Future Holdings Poised to Hand Over Oncor to Bankruptcy Creditors

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : July 06, 2015

Since April 2014, Energy Future Holdings has been embroiled in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy suit in Delaware. In a recent surprise move, Energy Future Holdings attorneys announced in the bankruptcy court that they now have an agreement with multiple creditors to hand over Oncor.

Nonequity Departures Driving Declines in Pa. Head Count

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : June 16, 2015

Attorney head count among Pennsylvania's largest firms has fluctuated in the first six months of the year from as much as a 9.3 percent increase to an 11.2 percent decline, according to a review of statistics tracked by ALM's RivalEdge.

Cozen, McKenna Long at Opposite Ends of Growth Spectrum

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 11, 2015

With the NLJ 350 inspiring law firms to size up their competitors this week, we took a look at the Am Law 200 firms that saw their legal ranks fluctuate the most through the first six months of 2015.

Pa. Firms Rank High for Head Count Shifts in Both Directions

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : June 10, 2015

Mergers and group departures had significant impacts on Pennsylvania firms' head count numbers—in both growth and decline—in 2014, according to data reported by Legal affiliate The National Law Journal.

Female Equity Partner Numbers Lag in Pa. for All but a Few

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : June 01, 2015

The percentages of female equity partners within Pennsylvania's largest law firms largely place in the bottom third of the national rankings, with a few shining examples of area firms that are outperforming their counterparts when it comes to promoting women.

Pa. Am Law 200 Firms Show Slow, Steady Climb

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : May 29, 2015

The five Pennsylvania law firms on the Am Law 200 all held steady or showed modest movement up the rankings of the second hundred largest grossing law firms, according to data released Thursday by Legal affiliate The American Lawyer.

Joseph J. Connolly, Stevens & Lee Partner, Dies at 73

: The Legal Intelligencer : May 27, 2015

Joseph J. Connolly, a Philadelphia attorney with Stevens & Lee, died May 22 at the age of 73.

Phila. Bar 5K Event Brings Out Judges, Children and Lawyers

Manny D. Pokotilow : The Legal Intelligencer : May 27, 2015

On May 17, the 36th annual Philadelphia Bar Association 5K Run/Walk benefiting the Support Center for Child Advocates was held at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia. Approximately 1,200 people participated in the 5K Run/Walk, the 1 Mile Dash, the Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Kids' Dash and the Caesar Rivise Team Competition.

Survey: Firm Leaders Say Overcapacity Is Hurting Profitability

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : May 12, 2015

Altman Weil's seventh annual survey of law firms reveals that most have not bounced fully back since the Great Recession. Among the biggest challenges facing big firms today are overcapacity, new sources of competition and aging partners who don't have solid succession plans.

Lawyers: $1M Attorney Sanction Over the Top

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : April 29, 2015

In response to a Philadelphia judge's second defense of issuing roughly $1 million in sanctions against attorney Nancy Raynor, several attorneys have called the magnitude of the sanctions "unprecedented."

Pa. Big-Firm Associate Salaries in Flux

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 14, 2015

The associate compensation landscape in Pennsylvania is slowly evolving and, in the wake of Dechert's local salary bump, could see more changes as a number of law firms say they are evaluating their compensation programs.

16 Lawyers to Leave Stevens & Lee, Form New Firm

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 13, 2015

Seven shareholders, including the head of the health care risk management and litigation department, are leaving Stevens & Lee to form a boutique law firm, Stevens & Lee announced April 10.