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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

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.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : April 27, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

People in the News - April 15, 2015 - Homans to Speak at PBI Seminar

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 15, 2015

Michael D. Homans, a shareholder in the labor and employment practice group at Flaster Greenberg, was selected by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute to participate as a panelist at the "Understanding Damages and Indemnities in Commercial Contracts" seminar.

Wine Lovers Relocate, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 14, 2015

Duane Morris and McKool Smith saw a pair of oenophiles pull up stakes for new endeavors; Kirkland & Ellis adds one litigator and loses two more; Paul Hastings bolsters its banking group in London; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Wilson Sonsini Partner Sets Sail for New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

J. Christopher Groobey spent 25 years in Big Law before heading for the high seas; Fried Frank makes more litigation hires; Latham & Watkins lures three from Sidley Austin; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

People in the News - April 9, 2015 - Institute for Jewish Ethics Seminar

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 09, 2015

The Institute for Jewish Ethics is scheduled to present the Holocaust Talmudic Law and Ethics Seminar from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. April 16 at the Chevra Center in Philadelphia.

Judge Tosses Antitrust, Copyright Suit Against NFL, AP

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : April 01, 2015

The suit, brought by freelance professional photographers, claimed an exclusive arrangement between the defendants stripped them of their ability to sell higher-value commercial licenses and forced them to transfer all of their NFL photos to the AP if they wanted to continue offering commercial licenses.

No Consensus on Application of 'Comcast v. Behrend'

Kenneth L. Racowski : The Legal Intelligencer : March 31, 2015

It has been two years this month since the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in , 133 S. Ct. 1426 (2013), reversing the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit's class certification of antitrust claims brought by more than 2 million cable subscribers.

Federal Law Does Not Preempt NY Wage Law, Circuit Says

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : March 30, 2015

New York's 2011 Wage Parity Law, which sets minimum compensation that employers must pay home health care workers to get Medicaid reimbursement in New York City, Westchester, Suffolk and Nassau Counties, was ruled not preempted by federal law.

Copyright Claims Stick Against D.C. Law Firm

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : March 27, 2015

A woman who secretly videotaped sexual harassment by her supervisor at work can pursue copyright infringement claims against a Washington law firm that allegedly made the video public—but only if she drops her anonymity.

People in the News - March 25, 2015 - Pellegrini to Receive PBA Award

: The Legal Intelligencer : March 25, 2015

The Pennsylvania Bar Association's administrative law section is set to present its James S. Bowman Award to Commonwealth Court President Judge Dan R. Pellegrini at a PBA luncheon today at the Harrisburg Radisson Hotel in Camp Hill.

Newsmakers: Week of March 23

: Texas Lawyer : March 23, 2015

Steve Corso, a former assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Texas and also a former enforcement attorney with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, has joined Haynes and Boone as a partner in Houston.

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IN-DEPTH RESEARCH REPORT
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  • - Financial Information
  • - 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

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.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : April 27, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

People in the News - April 15, 2015 - Homans to Speak at PBI Seminar

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 15, 2015

Michael D. Homans, a shareholder in the labor and employment practice group at Flaster Greenberg, was selected by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute to participate as a panelist at the "Understanding Damages and Indemnities in Commercial Contracts" seminar.

Wine Lovers Relocate, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 14, 2015

Duane Morris and McKool Smith saw a pair of oenophiles pull up stakes for new endeavors; Kirkland & Ellis adds one litigator and loses two more; Paul Hastings bolsters its banking group in London; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Wilson Sonsini Partner Sets Sail for New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

J. Christopher Groobey spent 25 years in Big Law before heading for the high seas; Fried Frank makes more litigation hires; Latham & Watkins lures three from Sidley Austin; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

People in the News - April 9, 2015 - Institute for Jewish Ethics Seminar

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 09, 2015

The Institute for Jewish Ethics is scheduled to present the Holocaust Talmudic Law and Ethics Seminar from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. April 16 at the Chevra Center in Philadelphia.

Judge Tosses Antitrust, Copyright Suit Against NFL, AP

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : April 01, 2015

The suit, brought by freelance professional photographers, claimed an exclusive arrangement between the defendants stripped them of their ability to sell higher-value commercial licenses and forced them to transfer all of their NFL photos to the AP if they wanted to continue offering commercial licenses.

No Consensus on Application of 'Comcast v. Behrend'

Kenneth L. Racowski : The Legal Intelligencer : March 31, 2015

It has been two years this month since the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in , 133 S. Ct. 1426 (2013), reversing the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit's class certification of antitrust claims brought by more than 2 million cable subscribers.

Federal Law Does Not Preempt NY Wage Law, Circuit Says

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : March 30, 2015

New York's 2011 Wage Parity Law, which sets minimum compensation that employers must pay home health care workers to get Medicaid reimbursement in New York City, Westchester, Suffolk and Nassau Counties, was ruled not preempted by federal law.

Copyright Claims Stick Against D.C. Law Firm

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : March 27, 2015

A woman who secretly videotaped sexual harassment by her supervisor at work can pursue copyright infringement claims against a Washington law firm that allegedly made the video public—but only if she drops her anonymity.

People in the News - March 25, 2015 - Pellegrini to Receive PBA Award

: The Legal Intelligencer : March 25, 2015

The Pennsylvania Bar Association's administrative law section is set to present its James S. Bowman Award to Commonwealth Court President Judge Dan R. Pellegrini at a PBA luncheon today at the Harrisburg Radisson Hotel in Camp Hill.

Newsmakers: Week of March 23

: Texas Lawyer : March 23, 2015

Steve Corso, a former assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Texas and also a former enforcement attorney with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, has joined Haynes and Boone as a partner in Houston.