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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, 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

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.

The Am Law 200 Second Hundred: The Financial Report

Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

The group showed improvement, but its results lagged behind The Am Law 100's.

Reed Smith Adds Seven as Sports Pro Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

A seven-partner team will open a new Frankfurt office for Reed Smith, which saw a top sports lawyer head for greener fields; Foley Hoag brings on Massachusetts' former attorney general; Cravath hires from Crowell & Moring; and more notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

In-House Counsel Profile: Bowlmor AMF Corp.'s Rick Chung

June D. Bell : The National Law Journal : May 18, 2015

"I know the processes that need to be put in place to create a foundation for adequate growth."

Widow Beats Insurance Carrier's Criminal Exception Claim

Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : May 12, 2015

A 25-year-old man who died after passing a truck on his motorcycle in a no-passing zone wasn't committing a crime at the time of the accident, so his wife can collect on his life insurance policy, a federal judge has ruled.

Three Firms See Departures Continue, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

McKenna Long & Aldridge, O'Melveny & Myers and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman see more partners peel away; a former Bingham McCutchen tax partner rejoins her former colleagues at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; a Latham & Watkins antitrust litigator launches her own boutique; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Wilson Elser Again Leads Lineup of Top Albany Lobbyists

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : May 01, 2015

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker remained the biggest lobbying firm in Albany in 2014, with a diverse list of clients who were largely uninvolved with the debates over public education policies that dominated the conversation at the Capitol last year.

Lobbying Spending Hits All-Time High on Education

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : April 30, 2015

Money spent to promote or defeat education-related legislation helped push lobbying spending to an all-time record $226 million in 2014, JCOPE reported Wednesday. Lobbying spending was up from the $210 million reported in 2013 and broke the previous annual record of $220 million set in 2011.

High Court: No Immunity For Contractors

John Council : Texas Lawyer : April 30, 2015

Peter Kelly, a Houston attorney and partner in Kelly, Durham & Pittard who represents the plaintiffs in the case, said the ruling is significant—especially since private companies are taking an increasing role in providing government services through contracts.

Recognitions

: New York Law Journal : April 29, 2015

James S. Brown, of counsel at Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, recently received the Medal of Achievement Award, the highest honor given by Fordham Law to its alumni, and other recognitions.

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IN-DEPTH RESEARCH REPORT
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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

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.

The Am Law 200 Second Hundred: The Financial Report

Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

The group showed improvement, but its results lagged behind The Am Law 100's.

Reed Smith Adds Seven as Sports Pro Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

A seven-partner team will open a new Frankfurt office for Reed Smith, which saw a top sports lawyer head for greener fields; Foley Hoag brings on Massachusetts' former attorney general; Cravath hires from Crowell & Moring; and more notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

In-House Counsel Profile: Bowlmor AMF Corp.'s Rick Chung

June D. Bell : The National Law Journal : May 18, 2015

"I know the processes that need to be put in place to create a foundation for adequate growth."

Widow Beats Insurance Carrier's Criminal Exception Claim

Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : May 12, 2015

A 25-year-old man who died after passing a truck on his motorcycle in a no-passing zone wasn't committing a crime at the time of the accident, so his wife can collect on his life insurance policy, a federal judge has ruled.

Three Firms See Departures Continue, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

McKenna Long & Aldridge, O'Melveny & Myers and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman see more partners peel away; a former Bingham McCutchen tax partner rejoins her former colleagues at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; a Latham & Watkins antitrust litigator launches her own boutique; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Wilson Elser Again Leads Lineup of Top Albany Lobbyists

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : May 01, 2015

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker remained the biggest lobbying firm in Albany in 2014, with a diverse list of clients who were largely uninvolved with the debates over public education policies that dominated the conversation at the Capitol last year.

Lobbying Spending Hits All-Time High on Education

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : April 30, 2015

Money spent to promote or defeat education-related legislation helped push lobbying spending to an all-time record $226 million in 2014, JCOPE reported Wednesday. Lobbying spending was up from the $210 million reported in 2013 and broke the previous annual record of $220 million set in 2011.

High Court: No Immunity For Contractors

John Council : Texas Lawyer : April 30, 2015

Peter Kelly, a Houston attorney and partner in Kelly, Durham & Pittard who represents the plaintiffs in the case, said the ruling is significant—especially since private companies are taking an increasing role in providing government services through contracts.

Recognitions

: New York Law Journal : April 29, 2015

James S. Brown, of counsel at Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, recently received the Medal of Achievement Award, the highest honor given by Fordham Law to its alumni, and other recognitions.