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Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 760
  • Gross Revenues: $300,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $395,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $590,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -1

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker is a White Plains-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker has 760 attorneys and is the 48th largest firm in the United States.  With $300,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 106th on The American Lawyer's 2014 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 200 106 -1 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

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.

Partners for Women and Justice Thank Volunteer Attorneys

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 19, 2015

Notice to the bar.

Polsinelli Sets Up Shop in Raleigh, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 17, 2015

After raiding Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough for five health care partners, fast-growing Polinselli will open an office in Raleigh; Gibson Dunn and Winston & Strawn add new practice leaders; the NSA's top lawyer returns to Mayer Brown; three former federal prosecutors flock to Robins Kaplan and Wilmer; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

E-Discovery

: New York Law Journal : March 16, 2015

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you free by : "How Do You Handle 500 Truckloads of Emails?," "Stay Clear of Form Preservation Letters," "Protective Orders in the Age of Hacking," "Move Your Discovery Onto a Smarter Path" and "When Considering TAR, It's Never Too Late."

Court Upholds Dismissal of Legal Mal Suit Over Home Sale

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : March 11, 2015

A litigant looking to pin a real estate transaction gone awry on her lawyers—a deal that eventually went through for $350,000 less than the original sale price—has come up empty.

People in the News - March 11, 2015 - PADC CLE Program

: The Legal Intelligencer : March 11, 2015

John C. Connell, a partner and shareholder in Archer & Greiner's Haddonfield, New Jersey, office, was elected as the chair of the board of trustees of the New Jersey Supreme Court's Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts Fund of the bar of New Jersey.

VerdictSearch: Plaintiff Settles for $150,000 in Collision With Tractor-Trailer

: Texas Lawyer : March 09, 2015

A driver who was struck by a tractor-trailer agreed to a $150,000 settlement.

Littler Goes to Guatemala, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 08, 2015

Littler Mendelson's Swiss verein enters Guatemala, as the global labor and employment firm loses a six-lawyer team in Atlanta; Covington & Burling opens in Los Angeles; Paul Hastings' hiring spree extends to Brazil; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

People in the News - March 6, 2015 - Bennett Bricklin Opens NYC Office

: The Legal Intelligencer : March 06, 2015

Furia Rubel Communications Inc. President and CEO Gina Furia Rubel was elected secretary and treasurer of the Justinian Foundation, an affiliate of the Justinian Society of Philadelphia.

2015 New Partners: V-Z

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 06, 2015

People in the News - March 2, 2015 - Landon Appointed to Center of Literacy Board

: The Legal Intelligencer : March 02, 2015

Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young counsel Jana M. Landon was appointed to the board of trustees for The Center of Literacy, one of the largest nonprofit community-based literacy providers in the nation and the first one in Pennsylvania.

New Partners: Torricella Pastor

: Daily Business Review : March 02, 2015

Cyber Security and Privacy

: New York Law Journal : March 02, 2015

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you free by : "Wearable Technology: Taking Privacy Issues to Heart," "Identity Management: The Key to Cyber Security and Online Commerce," "Legal Risks and Rules of the Move to Biometrics" and "Balancing Employee Privacy With Protection of Company Assets."

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : March 02, 2015

Sheppard Mullin, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, Paul Hastings, Baker & McKenzie, and Anderson Kill announce promotions, among other news.

People in the News - Feb. 26, 2015 - Phila. Bar Meeting

: The Legal Intelligencer : February 26, 2015

This month's Philadelphia Bar Association's board of governors meeting is scheduled for 4 p.m. today in the 10th-floor boardroom at the bar association.

Widow Can Proceed With Suit Against Resort Chain

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : February 26, 2015

A federal judge has declined to dismiss a suit against the operators of a Caribbean resort by the widow of an upstate New York man who died while on vacation when he had an allergic reaction to mislabeled salad dressing, finding that she made a plausible initial argument.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : February 23, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Greenberg Traurig Grows in Chicago, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 22, 2015

A Chicago boutique is absorbed by Greenberg Traurig; a Gibson Dunn practice leader heads out on his own; Sidley Austin and Steptoe & Johnson each add a trio; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Holland & Knight Heads to Denver, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 10, 2015

Fresh off successful financial years in 2014, Holland & Knight opens a Denver office with six lawyers from Lathrop & Gage; Akin plucks a practice leader from Paul Hastings; Covington & Burling adds a former federal prosecutor; a handful of departures from Dickstein Shapiro; Kirkland & Ellis grows in London; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Judge Adopts Report Calling for ERISA Counsel to Pay $246K

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : February 09, 2015

A federal judge in Newark has adopted a special master's report recommending that plaintiffs lawyers in a class action against Health Net Inc. be ordered to repay $246,224 for failing to properly supervise a claims administrator.

Legal Mal Case Reinstated Because of Judge's Dual Role

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : February 04, 2015

A legal malpractice suit has been reinstated by a New Jersey appeals court because the judge who dismissed it previously sat on the appeals panel that heard the underlying case.

New York Promotions Remain Steady, While Firmwide Numbers Increase

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : February 02, 2015

The number of New York lawyers promoted to partner at the largest law firms in the state is holding steady, while several firms are increasing partner promotions firmwide.

National Law Firm Doubles Connecticut Footprint

Staff Report : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 26, 2015

A national law firm has doubled its Connecticut presence. The 12-office, 200-attorney firm of Goldberg Segalla has added four attorneys to its Hartford office, boosting the headcount to eight lawyers, according to the firm's website.

Class Arbitrability: Who Decides Now?

Kenneth L. Racowski : The Legal Intelligencer : January 06, 2015

When an arbitration provision in a contract contains a waiver of class arbitration, the U.S. Supreme Court has determined that a plaintiff can only pursue individual—not class—claims in arbitration.

Veteran Group Loses Bid to Fly 'Gadsden' Flag

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : December 29, 2014

A veterans group protesting a decision by New Rochelle officials to take down a well-known flag declaring "Don't Tread On Me" failed to convince a court that its free speech rights had been breached.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : December 22, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Energy Pipeline Firm Fuels Three Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 21, 2014

Locke Lord, Norton Rose Fulbright and Vinson & Elkins reshuffle some energy industry legal chairs in Houston; a K&L Gates partner with a conflict moves on; more Bingham McCutchen refugees find new homes; the federal bench lands some big-firm talent; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

D.C. Circuit Revives Ex-UDC Law Prof's Discrimination Case

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : December 19, 2014

A former professor at the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law can proceed with a lawsuit accusing school officials of denying her tenure because of her race and gender, a federal appeals court in Washington ruled on Friday.

High Court Eyes Efforts to Shorten Time for Employees to Sue

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : December 16, 2014

The New Jersey Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether to enforce job application clauses that slash the period during which workers may sue from two years to six months.