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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: N/A

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker is a New York-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

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.

Case Tests Affidavit of Merit Requirement in Dental Mal Cases

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : March 16, 2016

The New Jersey Supreme Court is considering whether the affidavit of merit statute requires a plaintiff in a dental malpractice suit to obtain an opinion from an expert in the same subspecialty as the defendant.

Buffalo-based Goldberg Segalla Expands to South Florida

Monika Gonzalez Mesa : Daily Business Review : March 15, 2016

Goldberg Segalla, which is recognized as a best place to work, opens offices in Miami and West Palm Beach with Wilson Elser defectors.

New Partners Yearbook 2016

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 11, 2016

The Law Journal's annual yearbook on new partners, including lateral hires, in New Jersey.

The Paradox of Legal Malpractice and Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Norman B. Arnoff : New York Law Journal : March 08, 2016

Norman B. Arnoff writes: Professional liability lawsuits against lawyers invariably involve both allegations of legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty and/or ethical violations. When legal competency and ethical issues are mixed in the facts of a specific case, currently the application of the two professional standards does not work in the way they should work. The absence of clarity will not allow appropriate professional standards to be maintained and needs to be remedied.

Big Law Partners Snag GC Roles, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 02, 2016

Davis Polk, Paul Hastings, Simpson Thacher and Stoel Rives partners head in-house; K&L Gates and Kirkland & Ellis see a spate of exits; Orrick adds another energy partner; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Malpractice Litigation That Followed Fahy Suicide Settles

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

Litigation over deceased New Jersey lawyer John Fahy's alleged bungling of a client matter in the years leading up to his untimely death has been resolved.

Consumer Finance Class Action Trends for 2016

Jennifer L. Gray : New York Law Journal : February 22, 2016

Jennifer L. Gray of Greenberg Traurig discusses a number of cases that have the potential to expand or limit so-called "no injury" class actions and the extent to which statistical averages may be used to prove class-wide injury.

Attorneys Await Answers on Key Products Liability Questions

Ben Seal : The Legal Intelligencer : February 12, 2016

When Tincher v. Omega Flex landed on products liability attorneys' desks 15 months ago, its 137 pages left them looking for more. The state Supreme Court's fervently awaited decision raised a series of questions, the most pressing of which was when the other foot might drop.

Conn. Law Firms Announce Partner, Counsel Promotions

Law Tribune Staff : The Connecticut Law Tribune : February 11, 2016

As usual, the early months of the new year bring about a large number of law firm hirings and promotions.

Life After the Bench Can Be Lucrative in ADR

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : February 11, 2016

The distaste for litigation is well-documented—and in some cases lamented—but has it bolstered the demand for less-costly alternatives?

Attempt to Expand Sidewalk Liability in NJ Falls Flat

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : February 09, 2016

A personal injury litigant who swung for the fences in an attempt to remake the law on sidewalk liability struck out in a recent state appeals court decision, but appears poised to give it another try.

Bingham Refugees Find New Homes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 09, 2016

A year after Morgan Lewis absorbed Bingham McCutchen, several lawyers from the latter find new homes; Fried Frank welcomes back an ex-partner; Jenner & Block brings on an M&A leader; and other additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Post-Bench Work Means Walking an Ethical Line

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : February 05, 2016

In a profession that's highly sensitive to conflicts—and in a jurisdiction that's particularly restrictive to the activities of retired judges—it appears that post-retirement career planning is done with delicacy. Or at least it should be, practitioners said.

Post-Bench Work Means Walking an Ethical Line

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : February 05, 2016

In a profession that's highly sensitive to conflicts—and in a jurisdiction that's particularly restrictive to the activities of retired judges—it appears that post-retirement career planning is done with delicacy. Or at least it should be, practitioners said.

Products Liability an 'Unnerving New World' Since 'Tincher'

Ben Seal : The Legal Intelligencer : February 05, 2016

Chief Justice Ronald D. Castille had spent years working over the issue with his colleagues, trying to form a consensus. For nearly two decades, a question had been kicked around the state Supreme Court: Would Pennsylvania products liability law continue to follow the Restatement (Second) of Torts or would it update its standing and adopt the Third Restatement, published in 1998?

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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: 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

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.

Case Tests Affidavit of Merit Requirement in Dental Mal Cases

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : March 16, 2016

The New Jersey Supreme Court is considering whether the affidavit of merit statute requires a plaintiff in a dental malpractice suit to obtain an opinion from an expert in the same subspecialty as the defendant.

Buffalo-based Goldberg Segalla Expands to South Florida

Monika Gonzalez Mesa : Daily Business Review : March 15, 2016

Goldberg Segalla, which is recognized as a best place to work, opens offices in Miami and West Palm Beach with Wilson Elser defectors.

New Partners Yearbook 2016

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 11, 2016

The Law Journal's annual yearbook on new partners, including lateral hires, in New Jersey.

The Paradox of Legal Malpractice and Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Norman B. Arnoff : New York Law Journal : March 08, 2016

Norman B. Arnoff writes: Professional liability lawsuits against lawyers invariably involve both allegations of legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty and/or ethical violations. When legal competency and ethical issues are mixed in the facts of a specific case, currently the application of the two professional standards does not work in the way they should work. The absence of clarity will not allow appropriate professional standards to be maintained and needs to be remedied.

Big Law Partners Snag GC Roles, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 02, 2016

Davis Polk, Paul Hastings, Simpson Thacher and Stoel Rives partners head in-house; K&L Gates and Kirkland & Ellis see a spate of exits; Orrick adds another energy partner; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Malpractice Litigation That Followed Fahy Suicide Settles

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

Litigation over deceased New Jersey lawyer John Fahy's alleged bungling of a client matter in the years leading up to his untimely death has been resolved.

Consumer Finance Class Action Trends for 2016

Jennifer L. Gray : New York Law Journal : February 22, 2016

Jennifer L. Gray of Greenberg Traurig discusses a number of cases that have the potential to expand or limit so-called "no injury" class actions and the extent to which statistical averages may be used to prove class-wide injury.

Attorneys Await Answers on Key Products Liability Questions

Ben Seal : The Legal Intelligencer : February 12, 2016

When Tincher v. Omega Flex landed on products liability attorneys' desks 15 months ago, its 137 pages left them looking for more. The state Supreme Court's fervently awaited decision raised a series of questions, the most pressing of which was when the other foot might drop.

Conn. Law Firms Announce Partner, Counsel Promotions

Law Tribune Staff : The Connecticut Law Tribune : February 11, 2016

As usual, the early months of the new year bring about a large number of law firm hirings and promotions.

Life After the Bench Can Be Lucrative in ADR

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : February 11, 2016

The distaste for litigation is well-documented—and in some cases lamented—but has it bolstered the demand for less-costly alternatives?

Attempt to Expand Sidewalk Liability in NJ Falls Flat

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : February 09, 2016

A personal injury litigant who swung for the fences in an attempt to remake the law on sidewalk liability struck out in a recent state appeals court decision, but appears poised to give it another try.

Bingham Refugees Find New Homes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 09, 2016

A year after Morgan Lewis absorbed Bingham McCutchen, several lawyers from the latter find new homes; Fried Frank welcomes back an ex-partner; Jenner & Block brings on an M&A leader; and other additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Post-Bench Work Means Walking an Ethical Line

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : February 05, 2016

In a profession that's highly sensitive to conflicts—and in a jurisdiction that's particularly restrictive to the activities of retired judges—it appears that post-retirement career planning is done with delicacy. Or at least it should be, practitioners said.

Post-Bench Work Means Walking an Ethical Line

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : February 05, 2016

In a profession that's highly sensitive to conflicts—and in a jurisdiction that's particularly restrictive to the activities of retired judges—it appears that post-retirement career planning is done with delicacy. Or at least it should be, practitioners said.

Products Liability an 'Unnerving New World' Since 'Tincher'

Ben Seal : The Legal Intelligencer : February 05, 2016

Chief Justice Ronald D. Castille had spent years working over the issue with his colleagues, trying to form a consensus. For nearly two decades, a question had been kicked around the state Supreme Court: Would Pennsylvania products liability law continue to follow the Restatement (Second) of Torts or would it update its standing and adopt the Third Restatement, published in 1998?