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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: 1

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

In the News

Court Refuses to Dismiss Criminal Case Against Silver

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : July 27, 2015

A federal judge has refused to dismiss charges against former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, noting defendants face "a high hurdle" when trying to challenge an indictment's sufficiency in a dismissal motion.

Baker Bags Two Amid Belfast Opening, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 27, 2015

Baker & McKenzie opens a back-office outpost in Northern Ireland while making a high-profile addition in London; a bevy of moves at Buchanan Ingersoll; Stroock raids Squire Patton Boggs; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Stroock Adds Partner from Squire Patton Boggs

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : July 22, 2015

On an expansion tear in Miami, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan has added new litigation partner Lewis Murphy.

Review Honors Young Lawyers Who Are Rising Stars

Review staff : Daily Business Review : July 22, 2015

The Daily Business Review announces its 2015 class for Rising Stars—a selection of South Florida lawyers under the age of 40 who are making a difference in the community and will continue to do so in the future.

Reports Show $1.5M Spent in Legal Fees for Silver

Associated Press/Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : July 21, 2015

Finance reports filed with the state Board of Elections show former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's campaign paid $25,000 to MoloLamken a week before his Jan. 22 arrest, and then gave the law firm another $1 million payment in February. He also paid Stroock, Stroock & Lavan $500,000 in late January.

Silver Defense Renews Effort to Dismiss U.S. Case

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : July 14, 2015

Lawyers for former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver are arguing in federal court that the latest indictment accusing their client of bribes, kickbacks and extortion does not allege any federal crimes and should be dismissed.

BPZ Resources Sells Off $8.5M in Assets

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : July 13, 2015

The heavy price decline in the oil and gas industry since last summer has caused and will continue to cause significant financial pain for many companies in this volatile sector.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : July 06, 2015

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Pillsbury Chair Takes Stock After Departures

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : July 02, 2015

Pillsbury chair Jim Rishwain answered our questions about a spate of recent partner defections, the firm's merger outlook, and the search for his eventual replacement.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : June 29, 2015

Laterals, new arrivals and promotions in this week's column.

Cooley Partner Levine to Take Helm of JTS Board

Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : June 26, 2015

Alan Levine, a senior litigation partner in Cooley's New York office, on July 1 will become the chair of the board of trustees for The Jewish Theological Seminary, the flagship institution for Conservative Judaism.

Sidley Hires Again in LA, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 23, 2015

A month after opening a second office in Los Angeles, Sidley Austin raids Paul Hastings for a real estate pro; Proskauer Rose picks up a regional private equity head from Baker & McKenzie; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Another Kaye Scholer Practice Leader Heads to Hughes Hubbard

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 22, 2015

Robert Bell, co-head of Kaye Scholer's antitrust practice in Washington, D.C., has joined Hughes Hubbard & Reed as a partner. Bell is the third practice leader to leave Kaye Scholer in recent weeks.

Arbitrator's Denial of Attorney Fees Upheld

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : June 18, 2015

The First Department last week ruled on five appeals from Manhattan's Commercial Division, upholding three and reversing two.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : June 17, 2015

Among other announcements, Robert E. Rice, a veteran regulatory enforcement lawyer and former federal prosecutor who most recently served as chief counsel to SEC Chair Mary Jo White, has joined Ropes & Gray.

Freshfields' U.S. Hiring Spree Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 17, 2015

The Magic Circle firm snags a senior Simpson Thacher & Bartlett civil litigation partner in New York; Sheppard Mullin adds a three-lawyer IP team from Pillsbury; King & Spalding opens in Tokyo; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

O'Melveny and Pillsbury Departures Continue, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Willkie Farr, Winston & Strawn and Sheppard Mullin make hires from two struggling firms with California roots; Blank Rome bolts on an IP boutique in Houston; Fried Frank loses its last partner in Asia; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : June 12, 2015

Announcements from Drinker Biddle, DLA Piper, Akin Gump, Arent Fox and Cadwalader.

D.C. Moves: Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : June 01, 2015

A roundup of Washington, D.C. lateral moves and promotions.

Hogan Lovells Hires on Three Continents, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 30, 2015

Three partners head to Hogan Loveless; Fried Frank raids Kirkland & Ellis in London; another Dickstein Shapiro partner departs; a Florida firm goes on a hiring spree; and more notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : May 28, 2015

Four firms announce new additions, while Mintz Levin has promoted an attorney to member of the firm.

LA Law: Sidley, Barnes & Thornburg Make Notable Hires

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 28, 2015

The two Am Law 100 firms have brought on a pair of entertainment industry experts in the City of Angels.

Coconut Grove's Landmark Monty's Gets New Owner in Complex Deal (Slideshow)

Eleazar David Melendez : Daily Business Review : May 27, 2015

The marina and retail complex that contains Monty's Raw Bar was attractive because it was within walking distance of a growing Coconut Grove neighborhood.

Quinn Emanuel Heads to Shanghai, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 26, 2015

Litigation giant Quinn Emanuel opens its first office in mainland China; Steptoe & Johnson snags four in Silicon Valley; Dentons follows up on its Newt Gingrich hire with several new additions; and other hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Morgan Lewis on CalPERS's APAC Infrastructure Play

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : May 25, 2015

U.S. pension fund California Public Employees' Retirement System is investing $764 million in an Asia Pacific infrastructure portfolio that will be managed by Australian investment company QIC Ltd.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : May 18, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Three Firms See Departures Continue, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 11, 2015

McKenna Long & Aldridge, O'Melveny & Myers and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman see more partners peel away; a former Bingham McCutchen tax partner rejoins her former colleagues at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; a Latham & Watkins antitrust litigator launches her own boutique; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Bergstein v. Stroock and Stroock and Lavan LLP

: The Recorder : May 08, 2015

On the Move

: The Recorder : May 04, 2015

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.

Silver Maintains Innocence on Superseding Indictment

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

Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a superseding indictment on public corruption charges and said he welcomed a trial, which is set to start Nov. 2.