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Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 280
  • Gross Revenues: $260,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $930,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,230,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan has 280 attorneys and is the 157th largest firm in the United States.  With $260,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 120th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, FL and NY.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 120 1 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

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AG's Office Names New Civil Rights Bureau Chief

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : January 27, 2016

Lourdes Rosado, longtime attorney at the Juvenile Law Center in Philadelphia, has been named new chief of the civil rights bureau for the New York Attorney General's Office.

Practice Makes Perfect in SoCal

: The National Law Journal : December 21, 2015

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Institute of Jewish Humanities Testimonial

: New York Law Journal : December 21, 2015

The Institute of Jewish Humanities held its Thirty Sixth Annual Testimonial Dinner on Wednesday December 15, 2015 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

Big Deals

: The American Lawyer : December 21, 2015

Madonna Backs Sean Penn in Defamation Suit Against Lee Daniels

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : December 18, 2015

Madonna signed an affidavit swearing Sean Penn never physically assaulted her to advance a defamation case against "Empire" creator Lee Daniels.

Why Federal Judge Marcia Cooke Dismissed Cuban Filmmaker's Claim, But Let Another Proceed

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : December 14, 2015

A Miami federal judge dismisses a Cuban filmmaker's claim that Spanish Broadcasting System unlawfully used his name to promote its programming.

Full Coverage: Albany on Trial

: New York Law Journal : December 09, 2015

The extent of political corruption among Albany's fallen political leaders is playing out in court as juries hear evidence of an alleged pay-to-play scam involving former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son and accusations that former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver used his position to extort money and win undeserved referral fees from two law firms.

Reed Smith Bolsters Corporate Group, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 06, 2015

Five months after a high-profile raid by Cooley, Reed Smith rebuilds its capital markets practice; Burleson refugees find new homes; Dentons keeps hiring; and other additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Stroock & Stroock Specializes in Real Estate Contract Disputes, Banking Litigation and More

: Daily Business Review : December 04, 2015

Something stank about the case. Miami attorney Paul Shelowitz was representing a Hawaii developer being sued by dozens of purchasers of condominium units, claiming the developer failed to inform them the building was next to an odoriferous sewage treatment plant.

Silver Found Guilty on 7 Corruption Charges

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : December 01, 2015

Former Albany powerhouse Sheldon Silver was found guilty on all counts Monday of scheming to take bribes and kickbacks and extort money in return for favors he delivered as speaker of the New York State Assembly.

Marketplace: 51 Astor Place Gets 3 New Tenants

Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : November 25, 2015

Edward J. Minskoff Equities Inc. at 51 Astor Place has signed several retail contracts recently with Flywheel, Chop't Creative Salad Company and Bluestone Lane Coffee.

No-Nonsense Judge Caproni Keeps Silver Trial on Track

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : November 23, 2015

Judge Valerie Caproni has been propelling the parties forward at a brisk pace in the public corruption trial of former Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver, insisting on using just about every minute of every day to keep proceedings moving.

Real Estate Partner Describes Firm's Relationship With Silver

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : November 13, 2015

Prosecutors introduced the second phase of their case against former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Thursday, calling a real estate developer and law firm tied to alleged kickbacks that Silver received.

Firm Leader Denies Expectation Silver Would Bring Benefits

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : November 12, 2015

Arthur Luxenberg, cofounder of the personal injury firm Weitz & Luxenberg, said Tuesday that Sheldon Silver spoke to him in 2010 about the decline in lucrative patient referrals he was getting from Dr. Robert Taub at Columbia Medical Center. Silver "was unconcerned" and "expected the referrals to continue," Luxenberg said.

Dismissal of Malpractice Suit Against Stroock Is Upheld

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : November 10, 2015

The First Department said the real estate developers' "unsupported factual allegations, speculation and conclusory statements" failed to sufficiently allege that, but for Stroock's alleged failure to advise them to pursue bankruptcy options, they would not have lost about $80 million.

Sidley Adds Finance Partner in LA

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : November 09, 2015

Richard Petretti is moving from Morgan Lewis.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : November 09, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Silver Defense Argues US Tried to Pressure Witness

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : November 06, 2015

A defense lawyer at the political corruption trial of Sheldon Silver attempted to show Thursday that the federal government tried to pressure a doctor into explicitly saying he referred patients to Weitz & Luxenberg, where Silver was of counsel, in exchange for $500,000 in state grants for Taub's research.

Doctor Details Referrals, State Grants at Heart of Silver Trial

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : November 05, 2015

The key prosecution witness in the Sheldon Silver trial told a jury Wednesday that he panicked when investigators arrived at his Manhattan apartment in 2014 to question him about referrals he made to Weitz & Luxenberg in return for Silver sending state grants to fund his research at Columbia University.

Weitz Says Lawyers Referring Clients to Firm Is Not Unique

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : November 05, 2015

Perry Weitz, the founding partner of Weitz & Luxenberg, a prominent personal injury firm that employed former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, repeatedly testified on Wednesday that he knew nothing about state grants that Silver was awarding to a doctor who had referred asbestos cases to the firm.

'Empire' Creator Pays Sean Penn's Costs to Get Defamation Case Moving

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : November 04, 2015

Miami attorneys for "Empire" creator Lee Daniels agree to move his $10 million defamation claim with Sean Penn to New York state court, paying Penn in the process.

U.S. Portrays Silver as Figure of Power and Greed

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : November 04, 2015

Two starkly different narratives were put before a federal jury Tuesday during opening statements in the trial of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver for an alleged kickback and bribery scheme that netted him almost $4 million in lawyer referral fees.

Silver Trial Begins

Rick Kopstein, Photographer : New York Law Journal : November 03, 2015

Jury selection for former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's political corruption trial began Monday, with Southern District Judge Valerie Caproni and attorneys for both sides questioning dozens of potential jurors for bias and asking whether they could serve without severe hardship for a trial that could last up to six weeks.

U.S., Defense Team Gear Up for Silver Kickback Trial

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : October 29, 2015

The government's claim that longtime Albany powerhouse Sheldon Silver used his position to extort money and win undeserved referral fees from two law firms will be put to the test next week in a federal courthouse in lower Manhattan.


: The National Law Journal : October 26, 2015

Lateral moves in this week's column.

Miami Attorneys Represent Lee Daniels in Beef With Sean Penn

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : October 22, 2015

Miami lawyers are defending Lee Daniels against a $10 million defamation lawsuit filed by Sean Penn.

Big Deals: $5.3B Sale of Apartment Complex Preserves Middle Class Housing

Jonathan Lemire : The Associated Press : October 22, 2015

Manhattan's largest apartment complex, Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village, will be sold for $5.3 billion in a deal that will preserve nearly half its 11,232 units for middle-class families, New York City officials said Tuesday.

Deal Watch: Am Law 100 Firms Stack Their Chips and Help Sell Stuy Town

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : October 22, 2015

Despite continued consolidation in the chipmaking sector, it was a real estate deal with a history steeped in the global financial crisis that was a reunion of sorts for several Am Law 100 firms.

Wiley Rein Adds New Recruits, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 20, 2015

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