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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

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : February 25, 2015

Goldberg Segalla announces several promotions, while Stroock, Reed Smith, Latham & Watkins, Cozen O'Connor and Debevoise have new additions.

Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Is Indicted

Associated Press, Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : February 20, 2015

Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was indicted today on three charges after his arrest last month in a federal bribery case.

Silver Scandal Prompts Discussion of Referral Fees

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : February 19, 2015

While the criminal complaint against former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver claims he broke the law, it also raises questions about long-standing legal business practices in New York. In particular, the scandal has prompted conversations about attorney referral fees and the position of "of counsel."

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : February 18, 2015

Six firms announce promotions and three announce additions, along with news of the founding of Schaeffer Venaglia Handler & Fitzsimmons and a new president at LeGaL, The LGBT Bar Association and Foundation of Greater New York.

Firm Refugees Find New Homes, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Big firms take on more partners from Bingham McCutchen and Edwards Wildman Palmer; Dentons heads to Northern Virginia; King & Spalding snags a rival's IP litigation co-head; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Squire Patton Boggs Health Care Leaders Defect, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 08, 2015

Jones Day and Polsinelli pick up a pair of Squire Patton Boggs health care practice leaders; Dickinson Wright and Jackson Lewis prepare for new offices; Paul Weiss picks up a top federal prosecutor; Willkie Farr makes another hire in Houston; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

King & Spalding Keeps Hiring, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Five lawyers join King & Spalding, as two others depart; Haynes and Boone heads to Denver; Pillsbury Winthrop adds 10 in Texas; Latham & Watkins lures a well-pedigreed litigator and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Silver Accused of Using Office in Public Corruption Scheme

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

New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, used to wielding power for more than two decades in Albany, was forced to turn himself in for arrest and appear before a federal judge Thursday on charges he made millions through bribes, kickbacks and extortion.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 20, 2015

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

Judge Weighs Motions to Dismiss Challenge to Tenure Law

Karen Matthews : The Associated Press : January 16, 2015

Lawyers for teachers' unions, New York City and New York state asked a judge on Wednesday to dismiss two lawsuits challenging statutes governing teacher tenure, saying the lawsuits raise issues that should be decided by the Legislature.

Marketplace

Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : January 07, 2015

Lowe's, the national home improvement retailer, will be taking up residence in Chelsea in 2015 after signing a 15-year lease with SL Green Realty Corp. to open a flagship store. In an unrelated deal, SL Green Realty Corp. has also signed a new retail lease in midtown with Equinox Holdings Inc., which operates 23 upscale fitness and well-being clubs in New York City.

Corrections

: New York Law Journal : January 02, 2015

Donovan Considering Bid for Vacant U.S. House Seat

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : December 31, 2014

Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan Jr. said he is giving serious thought to running on whether to run for a seat in Congress that is opening in the wake of U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm's decision to resign.

Energy Pipeline Firm Fuels Three Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 21, 2014

Locke Lord, Norton Rose Fulbright and Vinson & Elkins reshuffle some energy industry legal chairs in Houston; a K&L Gates partner with a conflict moves on; more Bingham McCutchen refugees find new homes; the federal bench lands some big-firm talent; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Defendant's Right to Counsel Violated, Judges Determine

: New York Law Journal : December 18, 2014

The state Court of Appeals ordered a new trial Wednesday for a man who admitted his role in a stabbing without counsel present at a meeting where police asked him to wear a wire and collect incriminating statements from another suspect.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : December 15, 2014

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

Gibson Dunn, Kirkland Trade Blows; Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 14, 2014

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher grabbed a senior debt finance partner from Kirkland & Ellis in London, as the latter snatches Winston & Strawn's litigation chair in Chicago; Jones Day beefs up in Miami; Sidley Austin snags six from Loeb & Loeb; a half-dozen lawyers leave firms for in-house jobs and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : December 08, 2014

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

Three Am Law Firms Make Houston Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 02, 2014

Ogletree Deakins, Quinn Emanuel and Winston & Strawn join the Houston hiring frenzy; Bingham McCutchen's exodus continues; three Howrey alums find a new home at Novak Druce; Jenner & Block brings on a former Deepwater Horizon task force head; Skadden adds one in London and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Morgan-Bingham Deal Takes Hold in California

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : December 01, 2014

Morgan Lewis took on approximately 130 lawyers in the state, including more than 60 in the Bay Area.

Judge Whacks NPE for 'Assembly Line' Litigation

Scott Graham : The Recorder : November 10, 2014

Siding with lawyers at Fenwick & West, Magistrate Judge Howard Lloyd ordered IPVX Patent Holdings to pay roughly $820,000 in attorney fees.

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.