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Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 745
  • Gross Revenues: $303,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $405,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $615,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -2

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker is a White Plains-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker has 745 attorneys and is the 50th largest firm in the United States.  With $303,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 108th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, IL, KY, MA, MD, MI, NJ, NV, NY, PA, TX, VA and WI.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 108 -2 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 48 2 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 167 -2 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 100 33 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Family Launches Website as Part of Investigation Into Conn. Lawyer's Death

Law Tribune Staff : The Connecticut Law Tribune : August 26, 2015

The family of a young black attorney from Redding has taken the next step in investigating his death.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : August 24, 2015

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

Rulings Affect Surrogate's Race in Westchester County

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : August 24, 2015

The decision finding Acting Surrogate Brandon Sall had sufficient signatures to qualify for the Working Families Party line has been upheld, along with a denial of challenger Frank Streng's motion to redo the drawing for the ballot order.

Judge Orders Wilson Elser Dispute Into Arbitration

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : August 10, 2015

A judge has ruled the lawsuit brought by former nonequity partner Jodi Ritter, who claimed she was subjected to repeated harassment and discrimination at the firm for having children, must go to arbitration.

Paralyzed Man's Lawsuit Against Police Goes Forward

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : August 07, 2015

Southern District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald has declined to dismiss the case of a mentally disturbed man who claims he was rendered a quadriplegic during a struggle with NYPD officers who were trying to get him to a hospital.

Prosecutor Confirms Investigation Into Black Conn. Lawyer's Death

Law Tribune Staff : The Connecticut Law Tribune : August 06, 2015

The Danbury State's Attorney's Office says there is an ongoing official investigation into the death of a Redding lawyer who was found dead following a car accident last year.

Shelter Security Firm Faces Suit by Injured Resident

Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : August 04, 2015

A security company hired to watch a New York City homeless shelter failed to prove it was not negligent when two men attacked a shelter resident who was set on fire, a Brooklyn appeals court ruled.

Crane-Collapse Jury Awards $48M Punitive Damages

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : August 04, 2015

A Manhattan jury awarded $48 million in punitive damages on Monday to the families of two men killed in a 2008 crane collapse. The award was in addition to the $48 million in compensatory damages that a jury had awarded the families last week, after a trial lasting 10 months.

Kirkland Makes Two Big Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 03, 2015

Kirkland & Ellis makes a pair of key additions in New York and London from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Lewis Brisbois expands again; one partner joins his fourth firm within a year; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

K&L Gates Adds Two Amid Departure Wave, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 29, 2015

K&L Gates, which has watched more than 90 partners depart this year, saw another handful leave within the past week; Morrison & Foerster picks up an Asian litigation leader; O'Melveny & Myers adds one in London; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Pa. Strict-Liability Medical Device Law Clear ... Sort of

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : July 28, 2015

Days after a federal judge said Pennsylvania law was hazy on whether strict liability medical-device claims are barred, attorneys in the practice area said the state's courts have been perfectly clear on the matter—though each offered a different interpretation.

High Court to Mull Judge's Dual Role in Legal Mal Case

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : July 28, 2015

The New Jersey Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments over whether a trial judge should have recused in a legal malpractice case after he previously sat on the appellate panel that ruled on the underlying case.

Power Morcellator MDL Could Yield Big Damages, Lawyers Say

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : July 27, 2015

On the heels of warnings from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about the risks of using power morcellators in uterine surgery, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has been asked to consolidate 21 federal suits against makers of the devices—and lawyers involved in the litigation predict that while the number of cases will not be large, their value could be significant.

Job Bias Cases Cannot Invoke Ledbetter Act, Circuit Rules

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : July 24, 2015

Lawsuits claiming that gender, age or disability discrimination caused an employee's demotion cannot circumvent statutes of limitation by invoking a 2009 law that triggers a new claim each time a paycheck is issued, the Second Circuit ruled Tuesday.

NAACP Wants Investigation Into Conn. Attorney's Death

Amaris Elliott-Engel : The Connecticut Law Tribune : July 24, 2015

Abe Dabela was 35 years old and life seemed to be going well. He had come to the legal profession late, after a series of jobs in the health care industry, and had recently completed a stint as an associate at a major law firm. He loved riding motorcycles and was passionate about health care, social justice and the Second Amendment.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : July 20, 2015

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

On the Move

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 17, 2015

Stuck Facing Sidley, Patricia Cornwell Skips Retrial in $51M Fight With Anchin

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : July 15, 2015

After saying goodbye to a $51 million jury verdict and losing a bid to disqualify opposing counsel at Sidley Austin, crime novelist Patricia Cornwell has decided to take her fight against her former financial advisers to a federal appeals court.

Class Certification Denied in Suit Over Widener Law Job Stats

Charles Toutant : Delaware Law Weekly : July 15, 2015

A federal judge in Newark, New Jersey, has denied class certification in a suit brought on behalf of graduates of Widener University School of Law who claimed the school's marketing materials overstated their postgraduate job prospects.

Class Certification Denied in Suit Over Widener Law Job Stats

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : July 02, 2015

A federal judge in Newark has denied class certification in a suit brought on behalf of graduates of Widener University School of Law who claimed the school's marketing materials overstated their post-graduate job prospects.

Judge Narrows Malpractice Claims Against Firm

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : July 01, 2015

Claims that 20-attorney Gilbride Tusa Last & Spellane failed to perfect two investment funds' security interest in life insurance policies, leading to more than $84 million in damages, have been partially dismissed.

Paul Hastings Poaches Foursome, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 01, 2015

A leading structured finance team leaves Ashurst for Paul Hastings; a Quinn Emanuel associate development director moves on; Dentons closes on a combination; DLA Piper bolts on a boutique Down Under; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : June 29, 2015

Laterals, new arrivals and promotions in this week's column.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : June 22, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

People in the News - June 18, 2015 - Eilts Joins Rawle & Henderson

: The Legal Intelligencer : June 18, 2015

Stefan C. Eilts joined Rawle & Henderson as an associate.

Pharmacist Injured in Collision Awarded $1.7M

: VerdictSearch : June 17, 2015

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : June 10, 2015

Among other announcements, Chad Silverman, a senior trial attorney with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, is returning to Skadden Arps, and Otterbourg P.C. has named Melanie Cyganowski chair of its restructuring and bankruptcy department.

The Big and the Rich on the NLJ 350

Leigh Jones : The National Law Journal : June 08, 2015

Here's a look at how the NLJ 350 rankings for the 50 largest law firms stack up against the Am Law numbers.

Immigrant Wins Right to Practice Law in NY

Andrew Denney and Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : June 04, 2015

Cesar Vargas, a CUNY Law graduate who lived in the United States for most of his life without documentation, will be allowed to practice law in New York, a Brooklyn appellate court ruled Wednesday.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : June 01, 2015

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

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IN-DEPTH RESEARCH REPORT
on Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

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  • - Compensation
  • - Billing Rates
  • - Lateral Partner Moves
  • - Pro bono
  • - Key Contacts

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

  • Designation: N/A
  • Head Count: N/A
  • Gross Revenues: N/A
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: N/A
  • Profits Per Partner: N/A
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker is an USA-based law firm.  

Firm Rankings

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

In the News

Family Launches Website as Part of Investigation Into Conn. Lawyer's Death

Law Tribune Staff : The Connecticut Law Tribune : August 26, 2015

The family of a young black attorney from Redding has taken the next step in investigating his death.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : August 24, 2015

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

Rulings Affect Surrogate's Race in Westchester County

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : August 24, 2015

The decision finding Acting Surrogate Brandon Sall had sufficient signatures to qualify for the Working Families Party line has been upheld, along with a denial of challenger Frank Streng's motion to redo the drawing for the ballot order.

Judge Orders Wilson Elser Dispute Into Arbitration

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : August 10, 2015

A judge has ruled the lawsuit brought by former nonequity partner Jodi Ritter, who claimed she was subjected to repeated harassment and discrimination at the firm for having children, must go to arbitration.

Paralyzed Man's Lawsuit Against Police Goes Forward

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : August 07, 2015

Southern District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald has declined to dismiss the case of a mentally disturbed man who claims he was rendered a quadriplegic during a struggle with NYPD officers who were trying to get him to a hospital.

Prosecutor Confirms Investigation Into Black Conn. Lawyer's Death

Law Tribune Staff : The Connecticut Law Tribune : August 06, 2015

The Danbury State's Attorney's Office says there is an ongoing official investigation into the death of a Redding lawyer who was found dead following a car accident last year.

Shelter Security Firm Faces Suit by Injured Resident

Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : August 04, 2015

A security company hired to watch a New York City homeless shelter failed to prove it was not negligent when two men attacked a shelter resident who was set on fire, a Brooklyn appeals court ruled.

Crane-Collapse Jury Awards $48M Punitive Damages

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : August 04, 2015

A Manhattan jury awarded $48 million in punitive damages on Monday to the families of two men killed in a 2008 crane collapse. The award was in addition to the $48 million in compensatory damages that a jury had awarded the families last week, after a trial lasting 10 months.

Kirkland Makes Two Big Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 03, 2015

Kirkland & Ellis makes a pair of key additions in New York and London from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Lewis Brisbois expands again; one partner joins his fourth firm within a year; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

K&L Gates Adds Two Amid Departure Wave, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 29, 2015

K&L Gates, which has watched more than 90 partners depart this year, saw another handful leave within the past week; Morrison & Foerster picks up an Asian litigation leader; O'Melveny & Myers adds one in London; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Pa. Strict-Liability Medical Device Law Clear ... Sort of

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : July 28, 2015

Days after a federal judge said Pennsylvania law was hazy on whether strict liability medical-device claims are barred, attorneys in the practice area said the state's courts have been perfectly clear on the matter—though each offered a different interpretation.

High Court to Mull Judge's Dual Role in Legal Mal Case

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : July 28, 2015

The New Jersey Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments over whether a trial judge should have recused in a legal malpractice case after he previously sat on the appellate panel that ruled on the underlying case.

Power Morcellator MDL Could Yield Big Damages, Lawyers Say

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : July 27, 2015

On the heels of warnings from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about the risks of using power morcellators in uterine surgery, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has been asked to consolidate 21 federal suits against makers of the devices—and lawyers involved in the litigation predict that while the number of cases will not be large, their value could be significant.

Job Bias Cases Cannot Invoke Ledbetter Act, Circuit Rules

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : July 24, 2015

Lawsuits claiming that gender, age or disability discrimination caused an employee's demotion cannot circumvent statutes of limitation by invoking a 2009 law that triggers a new claim each time a paycheck is issued, the Second Circuit ruled Tuesday.

NAACP Wants Investigation Into Conn. Attorney's Death

Amaris Elliott-Engel : The Connecticut Law Tribune : July 24, 2015

Abe Dabela was 35 years old and life seemed to be going well. He had come to the legal profession late, after a series of jobs in the health care industry, and had recently completed a stint as an associate at a major law firm. He loved riding motorcycles and was passionate about health care, social justice and the Second Amendment.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : July 20, 2015

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

On the Move

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 17, 2015

Stuck Facing Sidley, Patricia Cornwell Skips Retrial in $51M Fight With Anchin

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : July 15, 2015

After saying goodbye to a $51 million jury verdict and losing a bid to disqualify opposing counsel at Sidley Austin, crime novelist Patricia Cornwell has decided to take her fight against her former financial advisers to a federal appeals court.

Class Certification Denied in Suit Over Widener Law Job Stats

Charles Toutant : Delaware Law Weekly : July 15, 2015

A federal judge in Newark, New Jersey, has denied class certification in a suit brought on behalf of graduates of Widener University School of Law who claimed the school's marketing materials overstated their postgraduate job prospects.

Class Certification Denied in Suit Over Widener Law Job Stats

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : July 02, 2015

A federal judge in Newark has denied class certification in a suit brought on behalf of graduates of Widener University School of Law who claimed the school's marketing materials overstated their post-graduate job prospects.

Judge Narrows Malpractice Claims Against Firm

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : July 01, 2015

Claims that 20-attorney Gilbride Tusa Last & Spellane failed to perfect two investment funds' security interest in life insurance policies, leading to more than $84 million in damages, have been partially dismissed.

Paul Hastings Poaches Foursome, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 01, 2015

A leading structured finance team leaves Ashurst for Paul Hastings; a Quinn Emanuel associate development director moves on; Dentons closes on a combination; DLA Piper bolts on a boutique Down Under; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : June 29, 2015

Laterals, new arrivals and promotions in this week's column.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : June 22, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

People in the News - June 18, 2015 - Eilts Joins Rawle & Henderson

: The Legal Intelligencer : June 18, 2015

Stefan C. Eilts joined Rawle & Henderson as an associate.

Pharmacist Injured in Collision Awarded $1.7M

: VerdictSearch : June 17, 2015

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : June 10, 2015

Among other announcements, Chad Silverman, a senior trial attorney with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, is returning to Skadden Arps, and Otterbourg P.C. has named Melanie Cyganowski chair of its restructuring and bankruptcy department.

The Big and the Rich on the NLJ 350

Leigh Jones : The National Law Journal : June 08, 2015

Here's a look at how the NLJ 350 rankings for the 50 largest law firms stack up against the Am Law numbers.

Immigrant Wins Right to Practice Law in NY

Andrew Denney and Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : June 04, 2015

Cesar Vargas, a CUNY Law graduate who lived in the United States for most of his life without documentation, will be allowed to practice law in New York, a Brooklyn appellate court ruled Wednesday.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : June 01, 2015

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.