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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: N/A

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

LeGrow Rules in Favor of Arbitration

Tom McParland : Delaware Business Court Insider : February 10, 2016

Master in Chancery Abigail M. LeGrow found that settled Delaware law and the terms of an arbitration provision supported her recommendation to send a dispute over executive bonuses before a third-party arbitrator.

Year of Mergers and Leadership Changes in Midsize Firm Market

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : December 28, 2015

In what several firm leaders called a strong year, acquisitions and lateral hires meant head count growth and practice area expansion at a number of Pennsylvania midsize and small firms.

Top 10 Stories of 2015

: The Legal Intelligencer : December 18, 2015

The year saw plenty of big legal stories in Pennsylvania, but which ones were the hottest reads?

Approach by AG to Trial Strategy May Hinge on Political Calculus

Lizzy McLellan 
and Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : December 14, 2015

For Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who is facing both criminal charges and civil lawsuits, politics may play into her trial approach in both legal settings.

Chesco Attorney Suspended 5 Years for Lying, Neglect

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : December 01, 2015

A Chester County attorney was suspended for five years after admitting to taking money from his firm, lying to a court that a client agreed to settle a lawsuit filed against her by Lamb McErlane, and neglecting clients after starting his own firm.

Blindsided by the SEC?

Susan Beck : The American Lawyer : November 30, 2015

The agency accuses an ex-Buchanan Ingersoll partner of helping two Chinese companies list on Nasdaq through fraudulent means. He says he was blindsided by the complaint.

FCC Doesn't Have Exclusive Oversight in Phone Traffic Cases

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : November 30, 2015

A federal appeals court has ruled that state agencies, and not just the Federal Communications Commission, have jurisdiction in disputes over dial-up Internet traffic between phone carriers and Internet service providers.

Corporate Practices Strong in Growth Year for Pa. Firms

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : November 24, 2015

It was a strong year for most large Pennsylvania firms, with revenue growth in 2014 nearly across the board and profits per equity partner showing positive change at most firms. The only declines in both revenue and PPP were modest.

Pa. Law Weekly - People in the News Nov. 10, 2015 - Employment Law Webinar

: The Legal Intelligencer : November 10, 2015

Patricia Collins, a partner with Antheil Maslow & MacMinn in Doylestown, presented an employment law webinar for Clear Law Institute in October.

High Court Reverses Commonwealth Court on Union Activity

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : November 03, 2015

The state Supreme Court has sent back to the Commonwealth Court a dispute over whether two county detention center employees were improperly fired for their involvement in a union, finding it overstepped its authority in the case.

New Associates List

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 16, 2015

Ex-Buchanan Ingersoll, Saul Ewing Partner Lashes Out at SEC Tactics

Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : October 15, 2015

William Uchimoto, a former partner at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, Saul Ewing and Stevens & Lee, says he was blindsided by the securities fraud charges filed against him by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Greenspoon, Dickstein See Head Counts Rise and Slide

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 14, 2015

A look at the Am Law 200 firms that saw their attorney head counts change the most during the first three quarters of 2015. Florida's Greenspoon Marder, a new entrant this year to the Second Hundred, and Dickstein Shapiro topped the list.

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.