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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 $265,500,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 117th on The American Lawyer's 2016 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

Movers

: The National Law Journal : May 23, 2016

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

Practice Leaders Pick Up Stakes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 18, 2016

A half-dozen big firms shuffled practice leaders within the past week; Skadden snags a high-profile arbitration expert in Hong Kong; the founding partner of Weil's Rhode Island office departs; and other notable laterals from throughout The Am Law 200.

In Bankruptcy, Flat Is Fine

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : May 16, 2016

A lack of volatility in bankruptcy lawyers' billing rates, evidenced by a collection of almost 3,000 attorney fee disclosures in bankruptcy records, have calmed practitioners.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : May 16, 2016

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Bid for Retroactive Judicial Pay Raises Is Rejected by Court

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : May 11, 2016

The state Court of Appeals declined Tuesday to order retroactive compensation or damages to state judges who did not get higher salaries in the 2000s because pay raise bills stalled in Albany due to politicking over unrelated legislation.

Sean Penn, Lee Daniels End Feud With Apology, Donation; Miami Lawyers Play Role

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : May 06, 2016

"Empire" creator Lee Daniels settles a defamation lawsuit filed by Sean Penn, apologizes and makes a donation to Penn's Haiti relief charity.

CFPB Faces Backlash Over Mandatory Arbitration Ban

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : May 05, 2016

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed new rules on Thursday that would stop banks and financial service companies from using mandatory arbitration clauses preventing customers from filing class action lawsuits.

Judge Scolds Silver Before Issuing 12-Year Sentence

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : May 04, 2016

Sheldon Silver's rapid slide from Albany power broker to federal prisoner was nearly completed yesterday as Southern District Judge Valerie Caproni ordered the former New York State Assembly Speaker to serve 12 years behind bars.

Scheindlin Assumes New Roles at JAMS, Stroock

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : May 02, 2016

Shira Scheindlin, a Southern District judge who shaped e-discovery standards and became well known for her rulings in stop-and-frisk policy, will become an arbitrator and mediator for JAMS and of counsel at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan.

April: Lateral Litigator Winners and Losers

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : May 02, 2016

A look at some of the most notable lateral litigator moves in April.

DLA Piper Adds High-Powered Duo, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 02, 2016

DLA Piper bags new recruits from Skadden and Willkie Farr; Chadbourne & Parke picks up a partner with World Cup ties; Cleary Gottlieb adds an Allen & Overy practice leader; Stroock nabs a former federal judge; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Morning Wrap: Slower SCOTUS | Lynch's Agenda | 'Stop-and-Frisk' Judge Speaks

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : May 02, 2016

A round up of news from ALM affiliated publications and around the web: How the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy could affect the next term, Attorney General Loretta Lynch's agenda and departing thoughts from retiring U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin.

Government Seeks Substantial Prison Term for Silver

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : April 21, 2016

Prosecutors asked a federal judge to sentence convicted former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to more prison time than the 10-year term suggested by the Probation Department "in light of the egregiousness of Silver's conduct" and to deter corruption by other public officials.

Am Law Echoes: A Look at Rankings Past and Present

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 19, 2016

Ahead of the publication next week of the annual Am Law 100 list, The Am Law Daily looked back at what has changed since The American Lawyer first published its rankings in 1985. The biggest difference between that year and 2016 is the size of the firms.

Alleged Affairs May Be Considered in Silver Sentencing

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : April 18, 2016

A prosecution document unsealed this morning alleges that former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver had two extramarital affairs, one with a lobbyist who frequently did business with the now-convicted Democratic leader and a second he helped get a job with the state.

New York Lawyers Flock to Presidential Campaigns

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : April 18, 2016

New York lawyers are playing a multitude of roles in the campaigns of presidential candidates in preparation for the New York primary Tuesday. The level of lawyer involvement in the campaigns varies by candidate, with Hillary Clinton having the most support and infrastructure involving attorneys. Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have less formal but still-strong ties to New York attorneys.

When Adjournment Requests Are Critical

Joel Cohen : New York Law Journal : April 12, 2016

In his Ethics and Criminal Practice column, Joel Cohen writes: Although the Rules and case law are clear that counsel cannot delay for the sake of delay, 'U.S. v. Abney' most graphically tells us why a delay is sometimes not only warranted—but that a failure to seek a delay may allow for an ineffective assistance of counsel claim.

FedEx Loses Bid to Toss Suit Alleging Cigarette Shipments

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : April 05, 2016

New York City and state have defeated FedEx's attempt to throw out multiple claims that it shipped cigarettes to New York residents in violation of two federal statutes.

McGuireWoods' Hiring Spree Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 04, 2016

McGuireWoods adds 13 partners in 13 days; Paul Weiss poaches a high-powered Cravath M&A partner; Kenyon & Kenyon loses two patent prosecution pros to Norton Rose Fulbright; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

After Felony Conviction, Silver Is Disbarred

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : March 30, 2016

Sheldon Silver's request that his disbarment proceeding be held in abeyance while he appeals his federal corruption conviction was rejected Tuesday by a Manhattan appeals court.

Akin Gump Health Leader Heads In-House, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 14, 2016

New York's Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center adds a high-ranking Akin Gump partner to serve as its new legal chief; a troubled Kaye Scholer partner departs; Kirkland makes another high-profile hire; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Am Law 100: Schulte Roth Holds Steady in Revenue, Profits

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : March 11, 2016

Schulte Roth & Zabel saw little growth in revenue and profits in 2015, but executive committee chairman Alan Waldenberg said the firm has boosted its appeal on the lateral market.

Change Agents in Big Law

Kim Kleman : The American Lawyer : February 29, 2016

Two drivers are pulling firms into the future.

As High Court Faces Bevy of Abortion Briefs, New Challenge Awaits

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : February 29, 2016

Even as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments Wednesday in its most significant abortion case in nearly nine years, a reminder of battles still being fought in the states arrived last week at the high court from, once again, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Morning Wrap: Scalia's Secretive Hunting Party | Who's Doing Chinese Dealwork in the U.S.

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : February 25, 2016

This is a round-up of news from ALM and other outlets: Reports list Justice Antonin Scalia's hunting party and look closely at the roadblocks for minority women in Big Law, the rise of Chinese corporate acquisitions and the ongoing downturn in litigation work.

Mayer Brown Launches German PE Group, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 21, 2016

King & Wood Mallesons' private equity leader in Germany joins Mayer Brown; two more Edwards Wildman Palmer alums leave Locke Lord; Polsinelli keeps growing; Wachtell adds an e-discovery expert; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : February 19, 2016

Six firms have added new attorneys, while DLA Piper and Sheppard Mullin announce promotions.

Bingham Refugees Find New Homes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 09, 2016

A year after Morgan Lewis absorbed Bingham McCutchen, several lawyers from the latter find new homes; Fried Frank welcomes back an ex-partner; Jenner & Block brings on an M&A leader; and other additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

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

The National Law Journal spotlights 15 law firms practicing from Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and other cities in the region that demonstrate excellence in practice areas critical to the Southern California economy and legal community.