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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, A Professional Corporation is a Reading-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Stevens & Lee, A Professional Corporation has 154 attorneys and is the 250th largest firm in the United States.  With $107,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 192nd on The American Lawyer's 2014 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 200 192 -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

People in the News - Sept. 12, 2014 - Schwartzman Appointed to Pa. Judicial Conduct Board

: The Legal Intelligencer : September 12, 2014

Stevens & Lee shareholder James C. Schwartzman was appointed by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania as a member of the Judicial Conduct Board.

Legislative, Judicial Action for Week of Aug. 25, 2014

John L. Kennedy : The Legal Intelligencer : September 02, 2014

Following is a listing of legislative and judicial action for the week of Aug. 25. Members of the General Assembly are scheduled to return to session Sept. 15.

Pa. Law Weekly - People in the News, Aug. 26, 2014 - PUC Approves Appointment

: The Legal Intelligencer : August 26, 2014

Stevens & Lee shareholder Linda R. Evers' appointment to serve on the board of directors of the Sustainable Energy Fund was approved by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.

Antitrust Lawyer Hittinger Joins Baker & Hostetler

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : August 14, 2014

Baker & Hostetler has for the first time expanded its Philadelphia office beyond an intellectual property focus with the addition of DLA Piper antitrust practice co-chairman Carl Hittinger.

Supreme Court Takes Up Zappala's Dragonetti Appeal

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : August 08, 2014

A co-owner of the juvenile detention facilities at the heart of the "kids-for-cash" judicial scandal in Luzerne County who had no involvement in the scandal now has a shot before the state Supreme Court to argue he should be able to file Dragonetti actions against the law firms that sued him over the ordeal.

Legal Battles Continue for Traffic Court Judges

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : August 08, 2014

While some former Philadelphia Traffic Court judges are moving on with their lives in the weeks after the two-month corruption trial ended, others still have legal battles to fight.

Laurajane B. Kastner

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 24, 2014

Sills Cummis & Gross, Newark

Traffic Ct. Defendants Not Guilty on Fraud, Conspiracy Charges

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : July 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 : July 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 : July 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 : July 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 : June 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 : June 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 : June 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 : June 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 : June 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 : May 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 : May 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 : May 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 : May 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 : May 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 : May 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 : May 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 : May 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 : May 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 : April 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 : April 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 : April 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.