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Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 779
  • Gross Revenues: $309,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $395,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $425,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker has 779 attorneys and is the 48th largest firm in the United States.  With $309,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 105th on The American Lawyer's 2016 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 200 105 3 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 50 -2 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 156 11 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 115 3 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Orrick Makes Key Additions, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 06, 2016

Three new laterals at Orrick; a pair of Honigman practice leaders land at Foley & Lardner; Gibson Dunn recruits from the Justice Department; Latham & Watkins welcomes a top SEC official; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Wilson Elser Absorbs Three-Attorney Firm

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : June 30, 2016

People in the News—June 27, 2016—Wilson Elser

: The Legal Intelligencer : June 27, 2016

Syreeta Moore joined Wilson Elser as of counsel in its Philadelphia office.

Wilson Elser Grabs 11-Attorney Insurance Group From Chicago Firm

Roy Strom : New Jersey Law Journal : June 21, 2016

The 800-plus lawyer Wilson Elser will bolster its core practice representing insurance industry clients with new partners in New Jersey, Los Angeles and Chicago who are joining from Chicago-based Tressler LLP.

On U.S. Tour, Chinese Lawyers Soak Up Big Law Lessons

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : June 14, 2016

Tips ranged from better transparency to stronger management as lawyers from several Chinese firms visited with law firm leaders in New York and D.C.

Lewis Brisbois Hires Six Laterals in Houston

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : June 07, 2016

William "Bill" Helfand leads a group of six labor and employment lawyers who moved to Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith from Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry of Houston.

Temp Agency May Be Liable for Murder by Its Employee

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : June 07, 2016

A temporary employment agency can be held liable to the family of prominent Manhattan real estate broker Linda Stein, who was bludgeoned to death by a personal assistant employed by the agency, a Manhattan judge has ruled.

Still Short of Midyear Mark, a Breakneck Pace for Firm Moves

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : June 01, 2016

There's been a greater degree of mobility within the legal industry in recent years. But the current activity level in New Jersey—including mergers and spin-offs, to go along with the lateral moves that have become commonplace—is remarkable by any standard.

Lawyer's DQ from Auto Case After Representing Insurer Stands

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : May 27, 2016

The New Jersey Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of a ruling that a law firm was conflicted out of representing the defendant driver in an automobile wrongful death suit after previously representing an insurer in a related coverage case.

Lawyer's DQ From Auto Case After Representing Insurer Stands

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : May 26, 2016

The New Jersey Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of a ruling that a law firm was conflicted out of representing the defendant driver in an automobile wrongful death suit after previously representing an insurer in a related coverage case.

3-D Printing Set to Disrupt Products Liability Law

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : May 24, 2016

The concept of the traditional supply chain, with a designer, manufacturer, distributor and purchaser, forms the backbone of products liability law. But with the rise of 3-D printing, where a person may design and essentially manufacture a ­product in his or her garage, the traditional supply chain goes out the window, along with many basic notions about strict liability.

The Am Law Second Hundred: Taking a Dive

Jennifer Henderson : The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016

Overall, the firms in the bottom half of the Am Law 200 had a rougher year than their richer counterparts.

The Fabulous Warin Brothers: Three Litigators Remember Their Mother

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : May 08, 2016

As the Manning brothers are to football, the Kennedys to politics, so too are the Warin brothers to law. The trio--Roger, Ed and Joe--are all top litigators, and they credit their mother with inspiring them.

Judge Orders Insurers to Pay Legal Fees of FIFA Official

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : May 03, 2016

Insurers have been ordered to pay the legal fees of a FIFA official arrested in a wide-ranging criminal corruption case, likely opening the door for other FIFA officers and their attorneys to tap the $50 million policy for legal fees.

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.

Half of Wilson Elser's Milwaukee Bolt-On Breaks Away

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : April 27, 2016

Three years after Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker expanded into Milwaukee after a merger, three litigation partners have left the Am Law 100 firm's office in the city to start their own shop.

People in the News—April 26, 2016—Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 26, 2016

Kathleen D. Wilkinson, partner with Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, was appointed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to serve on the Board of Law Examiners for a ­three-year term.

Growth Slows at Largest New York Law Firms

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : April 26, 2016

Revenue and profit growth cooled at most of the largest New York law firms in 2015 after several years of rapid growth.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : April 25, 2016

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

Davis Polk Hires Ex-Cravath Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 25, 2016

Ronald Cami heads to Davis Polk & Wardwell in Silicon Valley; Davis Wright Tremaine adds a former top federal prosecutor; another Bracewell partner departs; a new IP boutique forms inside the Beltway; and other key additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Two Appointments Made to Financial Services Dept.

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : April 22, 2016

Department of Financial Services Acting Superintendent Maria Vullo announced Thursday she has designated Scott Fischer as executive deputy superintendent for insurance at the agency and Laura Evangelista as deputy superintendent of insurance to fill the slot Fischer is vacating.

Wilson Elser Hires Five Litigators From Trial Firm

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : April 21, 2016

A group of five litigation laterals join Wilson Elser's Dallas office, coming from Addison-based trial firm Schell Cooley.

Dykema Defectors Form New Firm, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 18, 2016

A four-lawyer team leaves Dykema Gossett to start their own shop; Norton Rose Fulbright nabs a dealmaker who nearly died in an African plane crash; a Seyfarth Shaw practice leader joins a high-profile boutique; and other notable additions from The Am Law 200.

Education Issues Push Albany Lobbying to a Record High

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : April 12, 2016

Groups and individuals trying to influence state government spent $243.1 million last year, about an 8 percent increase over 2014's record-breaking lobbying expenditures.

Appellate Practice

: New York Law Journal : April 11, 2016

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you compliments of : "CPLR Saves Action Filed Within Six Months of Appeal Dismissal in Prior Action," "The Art of the Expert Affidavit: Lessons From the Appellate Division," "Changes Are on the Horizon in Administrative Law" and "'Litvak' Dicta Provides Counsel Fodder for Challenging Proof of Intent."

Federal Lawsuit Claims Black Conn. Lawyer Was Murdered, Blasts Police Investigation

PAUL SUSSMAN : The Connecticut Law Tribune : April 07, 2016

"He was murdered." So reads a snippet of a 31-page federal lawsuit filed by the family of Gugsa Abraham Dabela which claims police ignored substantial evidence that pointed to foul play and hastily classified the black Redding attorney's death as a suicide.

London Calling for Two Big Firms, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 31, 2016

Boies Schiller and Cooley bulk up their nascent outposts in London; Gordon Rees and Shipman & Goodwin grow in New York; Hogan Lovells hires four in Australia and an ex-New York prosecutor; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

New Gordon Rees Office Lures 6 Wilson Elser Lawyers

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : March 30, 2016

Six insurance defense lawyers from Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker have jumped to Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, which has opened a new office in Westchester to accommodate them, Gordon Rees announced this week.

Firms Promote More Corporate Lawyers, Women to Partner

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : March 21, 2016

Responding to a record volume of mergers and acquisitions, New York law firms advanced scores of corporate and transactional lawyers to partnership in their latest round of promotions.

Katten Litigation Co-Leader Decamps, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 21, 2016

The U.S. Department of Commerce adds a high-profile partner from Katten Muchin Rosenman; Greenberg Traurig and Holland & Knight trade hires; Winston & Strawn's arbitration co-chair departs; and other notable additions from around The Am Law 200.

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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: N/A

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

Orrick Makes Key Additions, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 06, 2016

Three new laterals at Orrick; a pair of Honigman practice leaders land at Foley & Lardner; Gibson Dunn recruits from the Justice Department; Latham & Watkins welcomes a top SEC official; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Wilson Elser Absorbs Three-Attorney Firm

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : June 30, 2016

People in the News—June 27, 2016—Wilson Elser

: The Legal Intelligencer : June 27, 2016

Syreeta Moore joined Wilson Elser as of counsel in its Philadelphia office.

Wilson Elser Grabs 11-Attorney Insurance Group From Chicago Firm

Roy Strom : New Jersey Law Journal : June 21, 2016

The 800-plus lawyer Wilson Elser will bolster its core practice representing insurance industry clients with new partners in New Jersey, Los Angeles and Chicago who are joining from Chicago-based Tressler LLP.

On U.S. Tour, Chinese Lawyers Soak Up Big Law Lessons

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : June 14, 2016

Tips ranged from better transparency to stronger management as lawyers from several Chinese firms visited with law firm leaders in New York and D.C.

Lewis Brisbois Hires Six Laterals in Houston

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : June 07, 2016

William "Bill" Helfand leads a group of six labor and employment lawyers who moved to Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith from Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry of Houston.

Temp Agency May Be Liable for Murder by Its Employee

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : June 07, 2016

A temporary employment agency can be held liable to the family of prominent Manhattan real estate broker Linda Stein, who was bludgeoned to death by a personal assistant employed by the agency, a Manhattan judge has ruled.

Still Short of Midyear Mark, a Breakneck Pace for Firm Moves

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : June 01, 2016

There's been a greater degree of mobility within the legal industry in recent years. But the current activity level in New Jersey—including mergers and spin-offs, to go along with the lateral moves that have become commonplace—is remarkable by any standard.

Lawyer's DQ from Auto Case After Representing Insurer Stands

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : May 27, 2016

The New Jersey Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of a ruling that a law firm was conflicted out of representing the defendant driver in an automobile wrongful death suit after previously representing an insurer in a related coverage case.

Lawyer's DQ From Auto Case After Representing Insurer Stands

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : May 26, 2016

The New Jersey Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of a ruling that a law firm was conflicted out of representing the defendant driver in an automobile wrongful death suit after previously representing an insurer in a related coverage case.

3-D Printing Set to Disrupt Products Liability Law

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : May 24, 2016

The concept of the traditional supply chain, with a designer, manufacturer, distributor and purchaser, forms the backbone of products liability law. But with the rise of 3-D printing, where a person may design and essentially manufacture a ­product in his or her garage, the traditional supply chain goes out the window, along with many basic notions about strict liability.

The Am Law Second Hundred: Taking a Dive

Jennifer Henderson : The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016

Overall, the firms in the bottom half of the Am Law 200 had a rougher year than their richer counterparts.

The Fabulous Warin Brothers: Three Litigators Remember Their Mother

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : May 08, 2016

As the Manning brothers are to football, the Kennedys to politics, so too are the Warin brothers to law. The trio--Roger, Ed and Joe--are all top litigators, and they credit their mother with inspiring them.

Judge Orders Insurers to Pay Legal Fees of FIFA Official

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : May 03, 2016

Insurers have been ordered to pay the legal fees of a FIFA official arrested in a wide-ranging criminal corruption case, likely opening the door for other FIFA officers and their attorneys to tap the $50 million policy for legal fees.

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.

Half of Wilson Elser's Milwaukee Bolt-On Breaks Away

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : April 27, 2016

Three years after Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker expanded into Milwaukee after a merger, three litigation partners have left the Am Law 100 firm's office in the city to start their own shop.

People in the News—April 26, 2016—Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 26, 2016

Kathleen D. Wilkinson, partner with Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, was appointed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to serve on the Board of Law Examiners for a ­three-year term.

Growth Slows at Largest New York Law Firms

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : April 26, 2016

Revenue and profit growth cooled at most of the largest New York law firms in 2015 after several years of rapid growth.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : April 25, 2016

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

Davis Polk Hires Ex-Cravath Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 25, 2016

Ronald Cami heads to Davis Polk & Wardwell in Silicon Valley; Davis Wright Tremaine adds a former top federal prosecutor; another Bracewell partner departs; a new IP boutique forms inside the Beltway; and other key additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Two Appointments Made to Financial Services Dept.

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : April 22, 2016

Department of Financial Services Acting Superintendent Maria Vullo announced Thursday she has designated Scott Fischer as executive deputy superintendent for insurance at the agency and Laura Evangelista as deputy superintendent of insurance to fill the slot Fischer is vacating.

Wilson Elser Hires Five Litigators From Trial Firm

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : April 21, 2016

A group of five litigation laterals join Wilson Elser's Dallas office, coming from Addison-based trial firm Schell Cooley.

Dykema Defectors Form New Firm, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 18, 2016

A four-lawyer team leaves Dykema Gossett to start their own shop; Norton Rose Fulbright nabs a dealmaker who nearly died in an African plane crash; a Seyfarth Shaw practice leader joins a high-profile boutique; and other notable additions from The Am Law 200.

Education Issues Push Albany Lobbying to a Record High

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : April 12, 2016

Groups and individuals trying to influence state government spent $243.1 million last year, about an 8 percent increase over 2014's record-breaking lobbying expenditures.

Appellate Practice

: New York Law Journal : April 11, 2016

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you compliments of : "CPLR Saves Action Filed Within Six Months of Appeal Dismissal in Prior Action," "The Art of the Expert Affidavit: Lessons From the Appellate Division," "Changes Are on the Horizon in Administrative Law" and "'Litvak' Dicta Provides Counsel Fodder for Challenging Proof of Intent."

Federal Lawsuit Claims Black Conn. Lawyer Was Murdered, Blasts Police Investigation

PAUL SUSSMAN : The Connecticut Law Tribune : April 07, 2016

"He was murdered." So reads a snippet of a 31-page federal lawsuit filed by the family of Gugsa Abraham Dabela which claims police ignored substantial evidence that pointed to foul play and hastily classified the black Redding attorney's death as a suicide.

London Calling for Two Big Firms, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 31, 2016

Boies Schiller and Cooley bulk up their nascent outposts in London; Gordon Rees and Shipman & Goodwin grow in New York; Hogan Lovells hires four in Australia and an ex-New York prosecutor; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

New Gordon Rees Office Lures 6 Wilson Elser Lawyers

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : March 30, 2016

Six insurance defense lawyers from Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker have jumped to Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, which has opened a new office in Westchester to accommodate them, Gordon Rees announced this week.

Firms Promote More Corporate Lawyers, Women to Partner

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : March 21, 2016

Responding to a record volume of mergers and acquisitions, New York law firms advanced scores of corporate and transactional lawyers to partnership in their latest round of promotions.

Katten Litigation Co-Leader Decamps, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 21, 2016

The U.S. Department of Commerce adds a high-profile partner from Katten Muchin Rosenman; Greenberg Traurig and Holland & Knight trade hires; Winston & Strawn's arbitration co-chair departs; and other notable additions from around The Am Law 200.