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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 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.

'Jimmy Nolan's Law' Found to Violate N.Y. Constitution

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : December 12, 2014

A New York state law that gave people claiming injuries from the World Trade Center cleanup extra time to file suit has been ruled unconstitutional when applied to the Battery Park City Authority.

Serving International Litigation: It's Not in the Mail

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : December 02, 2014

Legal complications ensue when serving international parties to U.S. litigation if they aren't signatories to the Hague Convention.

Insurance Law

: New York Law Journal : December 01, 2014

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: " Fighting Back Against Repayment Demands and Offsets," "Opinions by Graffeo and Smith Highlight Insurance Developments," " Iranian and Ukrainian Sanctions Impact Insurers," "Cyber Liability Insurance: What Coverage Can You Expect?" and "Loophole Leaves Insurers Powerless Against Fraud."

Suit Against NJ Firm by Client Who Fell Out of Chair Dismissed

Jennifer Genova, Tania Karas and Laura Castro : New Jersey Law Journal : November 13, 2014

A state appeals court last week upheld the dismissal of a suit against Wolff, Helies, Duggan, Spaeth & Lucas, lodged by a client allegedly injured when he fell out of a chair during a deposition at the firm's Manasquan, N.J., office.

Stent Maker Not Liable in Woman's Death

: VerdictSearch : November 12, 2014

Hot-Coffee Lawsuit Proceeds Against Starbucks

Tania Karas : New York Law Journal : November 12, 2014

Eastern District Judge Denis Hurley found the plaintiff's testimony "reasonably supports her claim that defendants breached a duty of reasonable care because the Starbucks employee did not properly secure the lid before handing plaintiff's coffee to her and that this breach caused the coffee to spill."

Expert Reports' Admission Disputed in Widener Job Stats Case

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : November 12, 2014

In a suit claiming Widener University School of Law misled prospective students about postgraduate employment rates, the plaintiffs are seeking to strike the school's expert reports because they draw upon internal documents that were not produced in discovery.

Latham Raids O'Melveny for Six Partners, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 11, 2014

Latham & Watkins makes a major bid to become a Hollywood heavyweight by luring six high-profile media and entertainment partners from O'Melveny & Myers; Proskauer Rose loses three while Duane Morris adds two; Sidley Austin and Wilson Elser partners go in-house and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Lack of Orthodontist Affidavit Sinks Dental Suit

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : November 10, 2014

Using a dental expert in a malpractice action against an orthodontist, though they shared an expertise in treating sleep apnea, rightfully ended in dismissal of the suit, a New Jersey appeals court has ruled.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : November 04, 2014

Eight firms announce new additions, while Nancy Hoppock has been named first deputy director of the Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice.

Steptoe Duo Decamps, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 01, 2014

A Steptoe & Johnson crisis manager joins a spin shop, while a former special counsel quietly departs; Kirkland adds another Skadden partner; King & Spalding brings on Bobby Jindal's brother; Baker & Hostetler bags three across the country; a Bingham IP star departs; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.