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Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 285
  • Gross Revenues: $255,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $895,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,155,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -3

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan is a Los Angeles-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan has 285 attorneys and is the 150th largest firm in the United States.  With $255,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 121st on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, FL, MA and NY.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 121 -3 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 150 -2 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 75 -10 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 85 5 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 100 0 Summer programs

In the News

Stroock Partner Helps Negotiate Midtown Purchase, Construction Loan

: Daily Business Review : October 28, 2014

Ira Teicher helps the developer navigate the tax implications of a $14 million acquisition and $80 million in construction financing.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : September 22, 2014

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

Sidley Snags Cam Kerry, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 13, 2014

Sidley Austin has hired Cameron Kerry, a former general counsel and acting secretary at the U.S. Commerce Department and younger brother of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, as senior counsel in Boston and Washington, D.C. The Am Law Daily looks at Kerry's hire and more in our latest roundup of lateral moves throughout The Am Law 200.

Blindfolds Off: Judges on How They Decide

Paul Shechtman : New York Law Journal : September 10, 2014

Jones Day Adds Two More Kirkland IP Litigators, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 09, 2014

The IP litigation exodus from Kirkland & Ellis continued this week as partners William Devitt and Matthew Hertko decamped for Jones Day in Chicago. The Am Law Daily has a look at those moves and more in our latest roundup of notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Gibson Dunn Withdraws From Teacher Tenure Challenge in NY

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : September 04, 2014

On Wednesday, lawyers from Gibson Dunn and Kirkland & Ellis were expected to gather before a judge to learn how closely they'd be collaborating in two separate lawsuits challenging New York's tenure system. Instead, a hearing on consolidating the cases has been postponed, and Gibson Dunn confirmed Tuesday that it is withdrawing.

Gibson Dunn Exit Shakes Up New York Teacher Tenure Case

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : September 02, 2014

After creating a playbook for overturning public teacher tenure rules on one coast, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has been sidelined on the other.

The Churn: Am Law Quartet Eyes New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 12, 2014

Dechert, LeClairRyan, Lowenstein Sandler and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman all announced plans for new offices within the past week, in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

All-Star E-Discovery Panels at ILTA

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : August 11, 2014

U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck is among the luminaries at upcoming panels in Nashville.

Obituary: Stanley Parness

Tania Karas : New York Law Journal : July 11, 2014

Stanley Parness, a former presiding justice of the Appellate Term, First Department, died unexpectedly on July 8. He was 85.

The Churn: Venable Expands in L.A., Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 08, 2014

A day after Hogan Lovells and Squire Patton Boggs started the third quarter with mergers abroad, Venable has gotten into the tie-up game by picking up seven lawyers from Los Angeles litigation boutique Weingarten Brown. The Am Law Daily looks at those moves and more in our latest tally of Am Law 200 hires.

Business Judgment Rule: 24 Years Old and Still Intact

Richard Siegler and Eva Talel : New York Law Journal : July 02, 2014

In their Cooperatives and Condominiums column, Richard Siegler and Eva Talel write that although there have been a number of decisions in the last several years refusing to summarily protect condo or co-op boards under the business judgment rule, the courts' reasoning has remained the same since the rule's inception. When boards act in good faith, within their authority, and in furtherance of a legitimate corporate purpose, their actions will not be questioned by a reviewing court.

White House Touts Law Firm Pro Bono Work

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : June 30, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden expressed his support for law firm pro bono programs during a meeting this month with representatives from more than a dozen firms.

Must White-Collar 'Suspects' Be Forewarned?

Joel Cohen : New York Law Journal : June 10, 2014

In his Ethics and Criminal Practice column, Joel Cohen write that law enforcement officials are not required to advise individuals who voluntarily offer to speak with them that they are suspects. So is the commotion over what happened to Zachary Warren of Dewey & LeBoeuf, who was asked to attend a meeting with the SEC where the district attorney's office was present without being told that he was a criminal target, justified?

Proving Who You Are: The Legal Battle Over Voter ID Laws

Jerry H. Goldfeder and Myrna Pérez : New York Law Journal : June 04, 2014

In their Government and Election Law column, Jerry H. Goldfeder and Myrna Pérez write: In recent months, federal and state courts throughout the country have been weighing in on the validity of voter ID laws. The more recent decisions seem to be trending against harsh voter ID laws—but, as they say, the jury is still out.

Am Law Firms Lead on American Securities' Grede Buy

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : June 04, 2014

Weil, Gotshal & Manges is representing American Securities in connection with the transaction, while Stroock & Stroock & Lavan is acting as outside counsel to cast metal maker Grede Holdings.

The Am Law Second Hundred: Punching Above Their Weight

Aric Press : The American Lawyer : June 02, 2014

Twenty firms in The Am Law 200 performed well last year, while many others just held their own.

Removal Recommended, but Conduct Panel Settles for Censure

John Caher : New York Law Journal : May 29, 2014

A Long Island town justice who steered a defendant to his business partner for legal representation, imposed hundreds of illegal fines and made improper political contributions has been censured.

Fox Rothschild Joins Bevy Of Firms At Southeast Financial

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : May 14, 2014

Fox Rothschild is the latest law firm to lease space at the Southeast Financial Center, becoming the 26th to call the 55-story office tower home.

Panel Faults Reduction in Judges' Health Benefits

John Caher : New York Law Journal : May 07, 2014

New York State violated the constitutional ban on decreasing judicial salaries by reducing the state's contribution to judges' health insurance premiums, a unanimous First Department panel held on Tuesday.

Control Over Cable Provider Access, Revisited

Eva Talel and E. Gail Suchman : New York Law Journal : May 07, 2014

In their Cooperatives and Condominiums column, Eva Talel and E. Gail Suchman address increasingly assertive techniques used by cable providers in seeking installation access and provides recommendations to boards and managers for protecting the building and its apartment owners from damage to persons or property that may be caused by a cable installation.

Bryan Cave Opens Miami Office With Two Prominent Litigators

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : May 06, 2014

St. Louis-based Bryan Cave has established a beachhead in Miami, signing a lease for 10,015 square feet at the Southeast Financial Center.