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Stevens & Lee, A Professional Corporation

  • Designation: Reading, Pa.
  • Head Count: 154
  • Gross Revenues: $107,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $700,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,135,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -6

Stevens & Lee is a Reading, Pennsylvania-based law firm. The firm has offices throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. In 2010, the firm was ranked as the 239th largest in the United States by the National Law Journal's 2011 NLJ 250 rankings, with 167 attorneys. The firm was ranked as 181st in The American Lawyer's 2011 Am Law 200 rankings, with a gross revenue of $114,000,000 in 2010. Stevens & Lee specializes in transactions and litigation, practice areas include antitrust and unfair competition, corporate finance and capital markets, health law, labor and employment, and state regulatory and government affairs.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 192 -6 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

Laurajane B. Kastner

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 24, 2014

Sills Cummis & Gross, Newark

Traffic Ct. Defendants Not Guilty on Fraud, Conspiracy Charges

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : January 24, 2014

The Philadelphia Traffic Court trial, which endured for nearly two months, concluded with jurors finding four of the traffic court judges guilty of perjury and giving false statements, but not guilty of charges related to ticket-fixing.

'Little People' Not 'Screwed' in Traffic Court, Lawyer Says

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : January 21, 2014

In response to the prosecution's argument that ordinary people couldn't get special treatment for their tickets from traffic court judges, a defense attorney in the Philadelphia Traffic Court trial Friday said "the little people" never "got screwed."

Overtime Pay by RadioShack Violates Pennsylvania Law

Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : January 14, 2014

RadioShack's calculation of overtime for certain employees violates Pennsylvania law, a federal judge has ruled in an opinion that adds to a recent series of decisions establishing the direction of overtime law as moving in workers' favor.

Chinatown Business Again Scrutinized in Traffic Ct. Trial

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : January 01, 2014

A significant portion of day 16 in the Philadelphia Traffic Court trial was devoted to the role of businessman Robert Moy's translation service in an alleged scheme to fix tickets.

Recent Action

: The Legal Intelligencer : January 24, 2014

Following is a listing of legislative and executive action for the week of June 16. Members of the General Assembly were set to return to session June 23.

Impact of Lost Ticket Revenue Detailed in Traffic Ct. Trial

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : January 20, 2014

Witnesses from several agencies testified Thursday in the Philadelphia Traffic Court trial how funding from traffic fines—or lack thereof—has affected the public.

FBI's Investigation Scrutinized in Phila. Traffic Court Trial

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : January 17, 2014

Lawyers for the defendants in the Philadelphia Traffic Court trial Monday zeroed in on the FBI's investigation into the alleged ticket-fixing scheme for being too narrowly focused.

People in the News - June 4, 2014 - Pepper Hamilton Partner Appointed to Pa. Ethics Commission

: The Legal Intelligencer : January 04, 2014

Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young partner Andrew K. Stutzman joined the Strafford banking and finance advisory board, where he will provide advice and comment on legal educational programs aimed at providing banking litigators with the most relevant and current industry topics.

Pa. Law Weekly - People in the News - June 3, 2014 - Disciplinary Bd. Appointment

: The Legal Intelligencer : January 03, 2014

P. Brennan Hart, partner in the Pittsburgh office of Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, was appointed to serve on the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania for a three-year term.

Pennsylvania Am Law 200 Firms Aren't in 'Super Rich' Category

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : January 30, 2014

The same six Pennsylvania law firms appear on Legal affiliate The American Lawyer's Am Law 200 ranking this year as did last year, and as with their Am Law 100 counterparts, none fell into the magazine's "super rich" category of firms showing top results in both revenue per lawyer and partner profits.

Defense Lawyer Calls Late Traffic Court Evidence an 'Ambush'

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : January 29, 2014

Witness examination restarted in the Philadelphia Traffic Court trial Wednesday after defense attorneys objected to the prosecution's introduction of last-minute traffic ticket evidence.

Prosecutors Say Traffic Court Judges Defrauded City, State

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : January 28, 2014

Prosecutors told jurors in federal court Tuesday in the Philadelphia Traffic Court case that the defendants were responsible for creating a culture of favoritism that, through fixing tickets, robbed the city and Pennsylvania of funding.

Pa. Law Weekly - People in the News - May 27, 2014 - Black Joins Stevens & Lee

: The Legal Intelligencer : January 27, 2014

B. Craig Black joined Stevens & Lee's health care litigation and risk management group.

Suntech Case Highlights Chinese Bankruptcy Risks

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : January 26, 2014

When the Wuxi-based company that was once the world's largest manufacturer of solar panels went bankrupt last year, the Chinese government decided to let it happen. Many observers hailed it as a groundbreaking example of the Chinese government allowing a leading company succumb to market forces. But it also brought home the risks for foreign investors in such companies, who have little protection when they go under.

Children, New Venue Add to Phila. Bar's 35th Annual 5K Run

Manny D. Pokotilow : The Legal Intelligencer : January 23, 2014

On May 18, the 35th Philadelphia Bar Association 5K Charity Run took place at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park.

Effect on Clients Key to Differences in Attorney Discipline

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : January 21, 2014

In the wake of a lawyer's year-and-a-day suspension for neglecting cases after the death of his son—and despite shorter suspensions given to two other lawyers for sexual misconduct—attorneys say the state Supreme Court's disciplinary board's role isn't to police attorneys tarnishing the profession's image as much as it is to protect clients.

Switch of Judges Postpones Trial in Philadelphia Traffic Court Case

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : January 20, 2014

The Philadelphia Traffic Court case, originally set to go to trial Monday, has been postponed due to the weekend hospitalization of the presiding federal judge.

Interview Didn't Infringe Upon Traffic Court Judge's Privilege

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : January 19, 2014

A federal judge has ruled that Philadelphia Traffic Court Judge Michael Lowry's Fifth Amendment privilege against potential self-incrimination was not violated when he participated in an interview conducted by consultants reviewing the court's operations.

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

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : January 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.

Pa. Justices Call for Tougher Attorney Discipline

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : January 03, 2014

Two of the state's Supreme Court justices have called for harsher punishment for repeat violators of the attorney disciplinary rules.

'Clickwrap' Agreements Are Valid Contracts, Chancery Court Rules

Jeff Mordock : Delaware Business Court Insider : January 02, 2014

An online agreement requiring individuals to consent to certain terms by clicking "accept" or "OK" is a valid contract that is enforceable under Delaware law, the state's Court of Chancery has ruled.

'Parachuting in' to Lead Firms May Be Next Lateral Trend

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : January 04, 2014

One of the last bastions of law firms operating as a profession—the near certainty that a lifelong partner of the firm would be the one at its helm—appears to be changing as a number of Pennsylvania firms in recent years have looked to outsiders to fill leadership voids.