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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

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.

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.