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Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 270
  • Gross Revenues: $265,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $985,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,245,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan has 270 attorneys and is the 163rd 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, LA and NY.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 117 3 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 157 -7 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 60 15 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 97 -17 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 100 0 Summer programs

In the News

Paul Hastings Bolts On SEC Enforcement Boutique

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : July 11, 2016

The Am Law 100 firm is poised to pick up six lawyers, including the two founding partners, from Los Angeles-based Zaccaro Morgan. Thomas Zaccaro is a former Paul Hastings partner who started the boutique just over a year ago, only to return to his former home.

Two Partners Join Jones Day, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 11, 2016

Jones Day recruits two new partners on opposite coasts after a top restructuring duo departs; Milbank makes a rare lateral hire; Paul Hastings makes some high-profile additions; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Continuing Hiring Spree, Paul Hastings Adds Two New IP Partners

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : July 07, 2016

Ropes & Gray patent litigation partners Hiroyuki Hagiwara and Hassen Sayeed have joined Paul Hastings in Tokyo and New York, respectively.

Best of the Legal Tech Blogosphere: Patent Use Beyond IP, Changing Email Behavior, and More

Ricci Dipshan : Legaltech News : June 17, 2016

A roundup of blog posts and other musings from around the legal tech community.

Deal Watch: Paul Weiss Ponies Up in Skyscraper Sale

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 09, 2016

The $1.65 billion sale of New York's 1285 Sixth Avenue saw more than 50 partners from Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison—a key tenant in the office tower—invest roughly $10 million in the transaction.

Yates Memo an "Affront to Privilege," Expert Says at NYC Event

Jennifer Williams-Alvarez : Corporate Counsel : June 08, 2016

The U.S. Department of Justice's so-called Yates Memo is crippling attorney-client privilege in internal investigations, according to a Morgan Stanley in-house lawyer and a defense lawyer who spoke at a panel discussion hosted by the New York City Bar Association on Monday.


: The National Law Journal : June 06, 2016

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

Paul Hastings on Latest Chinese Property Venture in Manhattan

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : June 03, 2016

State-owned insurer China Life is the largest investor in a $1.65 billion joint acquisition of a New York office building that houses Paul Weiss' headquarters.

Fox Rothschild Lures Three Kenyon Patent Attorneys

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : June 01, 2016

Fox Rothschild has added a three-attorney group from intellectual property boutique Kenyon & Kenyon, including Patrick Birde, who formerly chaired the boutique's life science and chemical patent prosecution practice.


: 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.