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- Designation: New York
- Head Count: 804
- Gross Revenues: $1,278,000,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,590,000
- Profits Per Partner: $3,675,000
- Year Over Year Change: 1
Sullivan & Cromwell is a New York-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Sullivan & Cromwell has 804 attorneys and is the 42nd largest firm in the United States. With $1,278,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 13th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Sullivan & Cromwell ranked as the 17th highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in CA, DC and NY.
In the News
Michelle Chapman and Candice Choi : The Associated Press : April 02, 2015
Some of the most familiar names in ketchup, pickles, cheese and hot dogs are set to come under the same roof after H.J. Heinz Co. announced plans on March 25 to buy Kraft and create one of the world's largest food and beverage companies.
: Corporate Counsel : April 01, 2015
: Corporate Counsel : April 01, 2015
Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : March 31, 2015
The car window maker's initial public offering is the biggest so far this year in Hong Kong.
: The American Lawyer : March 30, 2015
Shine represented Merck & Co. in its $14.2 billion sale of consumer brands to Germany's Bayer AG, which in turn tapped Hurd for counsel on the giant carve-out.
MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : March 30, 2015
Transactions work was up across the board in 2014, with record-setting years in M&A and capital markets activity.
: The American Lawyer : March 30, 2015
Our Dealmakers of the Year package is no rote examination of the 2014's biggest transactions. Instead, we spotlight creative thinking, novel approaches and innovative work. Here we present 20 transactions—some big, some small—where effective lawyering truly made the difference.
: The American Lawyer : March 30, 2015
Energy Transfer Partners/Regency Energy; Deals in Brief
Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : March 30, 2015
In a year filled with hostile bids, the Allergan-Valeant fight had it all: strange alliances, trash talk, lawsuits and plenty of scorched earth.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 27, 2015
Barshay, a corporate partner at Cravath, led a team from the firm advising H.J. Heinz on its proposed megamerger with Kraft Foods Group.
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : March 27, 2015
To paraphrase Mark Twain, reports on the death of a multibillion-dollar class action against Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan were somewhat exaggerated.
Lawrence W. Newman and David Zaslowsky : New York Law Journal : March 26, 2015
In their International Litigation column, Lawrence W. Newman and David Zaslowsky look at two recent cases in which location was the key element: one involving whether 28 U.S.C. §1782 can be used to obtain evidence located outside the United States, the other, one that answers the question, "when is a U.S. citizen not a citizen?"
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 26, 2015
Cravath, Swaine & Moore; Kirkland & Ellis; Munger, Tolles & Olson; and Sullivan & Cromwell have landed lead roles on the Warren Buffett-backed $40 billion union of H.J. Heinz and Kraft Foods.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : March 26, 2015
Two of the country's largest food companies have agreed to merge in a deal put into place with the help of dozens of lawyers across four law firms.
Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : March 20, 2015
The number of new partners in 2015 at 22 of the 25 firms with the most lawyers in Texas down by 7.3 percent compared with 2014.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : March 19, 2015
Nearly four years to the day after McDermott Will & Emery took on the entire private client practice of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, the former has hired Holland & Knight's international private client practice leader Leigh-Alexandra Basha in Washington, D.C. The move comes as many Am Law 200 firms have reevaluated their private client and trusts and estates practices, and as McDermott braces for some other partner departures.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 19, 2015
Our latest roundup of transactions sees Skadden client Valeant Pharmaceuticals International prevail over fellow firm client Endo International in its bid for Salix Pharmaceuticals, while Latham & Watkins, Ropes & Gray and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett advise several private equity clients on their proposed acquisitions of Chicago's Willis Tower and Life Time Fitness.
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : March 15, 2015
Lawyers at Hausfeld LLP and Scott & Scott announced the $135 million settlement on Friday. Ten other major banks remain in the plaintiffs' sights for allegedly manipulating the $5 trillion-a-day forex market.
Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : March 13, 2015
The top New York-centered firms outperformed their rivals in 2014. Revenue grew an average of 4.5 percent at 17 top firms based in the Big Apple, while profits per partner rose 5.6 percent, according to reporting by The American Lawyer.
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : March 12, 2015
After almost five years of litigation, defense lawyers at Sullivan & Cromwell and Paul Hastings won an important ruling from a magistrate judge in a proposed gender discrimination class action against Goldman Sachs.
Jennifer Genova (compiled from ThomsonReuters Financial and other sources) : New Jersey Law Journal : March 12, 2015
CorePharma in Middlesex, N.J., along with other pharmaceutical companies Amedra Pharmaceuticals LLC and Lineage Therapeutics Inc., both of Horsham, Pa., have been sold in a deal worth $700 million, completed on Mar. 10.
Julie Triedman : The Litigation Daily : March 12, 2015
After four years of courtroom wrangling and more than $20 billion in settlements, the first trial is set to begin Monday in the Federal Housing Finance Agency's litigation campaign against banks that packaged and sold mortgage-backed securities.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : March 12, 2015
At least a dozen Am Law 200 and Magic Circle firms have attained a certification called ISO 27001 to demonstrate they're taking steps toward protecting their documents and communication systems from security breaches, and at least 21 more are in the process of seeking the certification. But even those measures are not enough for some of their biggest bank clients, which demand even tougher standards to guard against cyberattacks.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 12, 2015
Our latest roundup of transactions sees Sullivan & Cromwell, Skadden, Freshfields and Davis Polk take the lead for companies in the analytics, entertainment and pharmaceutical sectors.
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : March 11, 2015
After almost five years of intense and closely-watched litigation, defense lawyers at Sullivan & Cromwell and Paul Hastings may finally be close to knocking out a proposed gender discrimination class action against Goldman Sachs & Co.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : March 09, 2015
Our latest roundup of litigation in which Am Law 200 firms are either defendants or plaintiffs includes an attempt to revive a case against O'Melveny & Myers; assertions that Dorsey & Whitney should share their client BIAX Corp.'s pain; and allegations of negligence against Baker Botts and Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel.
Christine Simmons and Nell Gluckman : New York Law Journal : March 06, 2015
As pressure mounts to strengthen defenses against security breaches, at least five Am Law 100 and Magic Circle firms are working to form an alliance that would allow them to ultimately share information with each other about cyber threats and vulnerability.
: New Jersey Law Journal : March 06, 2015
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 06, 2015
Lam, a corporate partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, led the team advising AbbVie Inc. in its $21 billion acquisition of Pharmacyclics Inc.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 06, 2015
The Los Angeles-based firm, which saw partner profits rise 8.5 percent in 2014, has picked up three partners from Allen & Overy and a new office in Brazil in the wake of other recent hires of note from Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson and Shearman & Sterling.