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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

Bankruptcy Lawyers Fuel Up With Energy Sector Restructurings

Brian Baxter : The American Lawyer : April 27, 2015

Low oil prices are sending more energy companies into Chapter 11. A look at the law firms that are getting the work and what they're charging.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : April 16, 2015

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, O'Melveny & Myers, Schiff Hardin and Pavia & Harcourt have each added a new partner.

Dentons Makes a Grand Budapest Bolt-On

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 15, 2015

Having recently announced mergers in the U.S. and China, the ever-expanding global legal giant is now adding a 30-strong team from White & Case in the Hungarian capital. The move is essentially another merger, as Dentons will absorb the entire local affiliate of White & Case, a firm that opened in Budapest in 1990.

Wine Lovers Relocate, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Duane Morris and McKool Smith saw a pair of oenophiles pull up stakes for new endeavors; Kirkland & Ellis adds one litigator and loses two more; Paul Hastings bolsters its banking group in London; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Court Annuls Woman's $11,175 Fine for Posting Fliers

Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : April 14, 2015

New York City violated the constitutional rights of a babysitter by fining her more than $11,000 for posting handbills advertising her business on city-owned property, a state trial court ruled.

Judge Faults Bharara but Keeps Charges Against Silver

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : April 11, 2015

Southern District Judge Valerie Caproni, in denying Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's motion to dismiss, criticized Southern District U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara for venturing "close to the edge" in January with public comments about corruption in Albany on the day that Silver was charged and in the days that followed.

Two Top Prosecutors Find New Homes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 07, 2015

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr and Morrison & Foerster tap the U.S. Department of Justice for two notable hires; Kramer Levin adds a life sciences practice head; Nixon Peabody nabs a Jones Day band leader and other moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : April 06, 2015

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

Justices Seek S.G.'s View of Iran Central Bank Appeal

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : April 06, 2015

As Iran's nuclear negotiations continue to dominate headlines, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday showed interest in another enduring dispute between Iran and this country.

West Virginia's Steptoe & Johnson Lays Off Energy Lawyers

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 02, 2015

The energy firm, not to be confused with the international firm of the same name, laid off 32 people, including 14 lawyers. Steptoe & Johnson blamed plummeting oil prices that have impacted numerous law firms to varying degrees.

Court Again Rules Invalid Change in Judges' Insurance

Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : March 31, 2015

A trial court has ruled for the second time that a change in state law to decrease the state's contribution to judges' health care insurance premiums was unconstitutional.

The Bankruptcy Files: Oil Slide a Boon to Some Big Firms

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 25, 2015

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Bracewell & Giuliani, Haynes and Boone, Kirkland & Ellis and Vinson & Elkins are some of the Am Law 200 firms that have snagged leading bankruptcy and restructuring roles in the struggling U.S. oil and gas sector.

Am Law 100 Pair Keep Poaching, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 24, 2015

King & Spalding and Winston & Strawn continue their recent hiring sprees; Latham & Watkins lands one partner and lose two others; a longtime Reed Smith partner departs; Stroock snags a Goldman Sachs alum from Kirkland & Ellis; Wilmer brings back another former federal regulator; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

O'Melveny on $375M Chinese Investment into Lions Gate

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : March 19, 2015

The studio behind blockbuster hits such as "The Hunger Games" and "Twilight" will receive funding for a quarter of its expected movies over the next three years from popular Chinese television producer Hunan TV.

Judge Allows Narrowed Claims to Proceed in Inmate's Suicide

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : March 17, 2015

Northern District Judge Glenn Suddaby has allowed the action filed on Amir Hall's behalf to go forward, but substantially narrowed the number of defendants from 76 agencies and state employees to just a handful, and reduced claims to that of deliberate indifference to Hall's medical condition.

Polsinelli Sets Up Shop in Raleigh, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

After raiding Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough for five health care partners, fast-growing Polinselli will open an office in Raleigh; Gibson Dunn and Winston & Strawn add new practice leaders; the NSA's top lawyer returns to Mayer Brown; three former federal prosecutors flock to Robins Kaplan and Wilmer; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Stroock & Stroock, Cozen O'Connor Expand Miami Offices

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : March 16, 2015

The two national firms have expanded their leases at the Southeast Financial Center, further cementing the downtown Miami tower as the premier office building for law firms.

Winston Poaches 11-Partner Team From Pillsbury

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

Less than a week after Winston & Strawn hired Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman's structured products practice head, it is poised to pick up another 10 corporate, finance and private equity partners from the same firm.

City, State Cigarette Suit Against FedEx Goes Forward

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : March 11, 2015

FedEx remains on the hook for claims that the company violated the law by shipping illegal cigarettes en masse into New York state.

Credit Agencies Agree to Enhance Consumer Protection

Andrew Denney and Associated Press : New York Law Journal : March 10, 2015

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office has reached a settlement agreement with the country's three largest credit reporting agencies to increase consumer protections, including making it easier to dispute mistakes on credit reports and lessening the effects of medical debt.

Bharara Calls for Heightened Awareness of Public Corruption

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : March 09, 2015

Southern District U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Friday urged New Yorkers to demand higher standards for politicians, asking them to imagine how they would build a system in which corruption could not flourish.

Bharara Had Duty to Decry Corruption, Response to Silver Says

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

Prosecutors fired back at the legal team of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Thursday, urging a judge to reject the defense claim that public comments by Southern District U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara led to Silver's indictment on public corruption charges and prejudiced his chances for a fair trial.

New Partners: Liebler, Gonzalez & Portuondo

: Daily Business Review : March 02, 2015

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.